Sangwon F Kim, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
125 South 31st St
Translational Research Building, RM 2207
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biophysics)
Iowa State University, 1996.
PhD (Experimental Medicine)
McGill University, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Sangwon Kim, PhD is a member of the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior in the department of Psychiatry and his laboratory is located in the Translational Research Laboratories.

Research Interest/Key words;
Neurobiology of obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic syndromes
Oxidative stress and neurodegeneration, Metal in the brain, Aging
Neural Circuit, Behavior

Rotation Projects
There are various exciting projects that I would be happy to discuss in person.

Please check out the lab website for the most updated research interest.

Selected Publications

Teff Karen L, Kim Sangwon F: Atypical antipsychotics and the neural regulation of food intake and peripheral metabolism. Physiology & behavior 104(4): 590-8, Sep 2011.

Kim Sangwon F: The role of nitric oxide in prostaglandin biology; update. Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry / official journal of the Nitric Oxide Society Jul 2011.

Kim S, Kim SF, Maag D, Maxwell MJ, Resnick AC, Juluri KR, Chakraborty A, Koldobskiy MA, Cha SH, Barrow R, Snowman AM, Snyder SH: Amino acid signaling to mTOR mediated by inositol polyphosphate multikinase. Cell Metabolism Feb 2 2011.

Kim, Sangwon F. Huang, Alex S. Snowman, Adele M. Teuscher, Cory. Snyder, Solomon H.: From the Cover: Antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain mediated by histamine H1 receptor-linked activation of hypothalamic AMP-kinase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(9): 3456-9, Feb 27 2007.

Cheah, Jaime H. Kim, Sangwon F. Hester, Lynda D. Clancy, Kathleen W. Patterson, Stanley E 3rd. Papadopoulos, Vassilios. Snyder, Solomon H.: NMDA receptor-nitric oxide transmission mediates neuronal iron homeostasis via the GTPase Dexras1. Neuron 51(4): 431-40, Aug 17 2006.

Mikhael, Marc. Kim, Sangwon F. Schranzhofer, Matthias. Soe-Lin, Shan. Sheftel, Alex D. Mullner, Ernst W. Ponka, Prem.: Iron regulatory protein-independent regulation of ferritin synthesis by nitrogen monoxide.[erratum appears in FEBS J. 2006 Oct;273(20):4805 Note: Lin, Shan S [corrected to Soe-Lin, Shan]]. FEBS Journal 273(16): 3828-36, Aug 2006.

Kim, Sangwon F. Huri, Daniel A. Snyder, Solomon H.: Inducible nitric oxide synthase binds, S-nitrosylates, and activates cyclooxygenase-2. Science 310(5756): 1966-70, Dec 23 2005.

Hara, Makoto R. Agrawal, Nishant. Kim, Sangwon F. Cascio, Matthew B. Fujimuro, Masahiro. Ozeki, Yuji. Takahashi, Masaaki. Cheah, Jaime H. Tankou, Stephanie K. Hester, Lynda D. Ferris, Christopher D. Hayward, S Diane. Snyder, Solomon H. Sawa, Akira.: S-nitrosylated GAPDH initiates apoptotic cell death by nuclear translocation following Siah1 binding.[see comment]. Nature Cell Biology 7(7): 665-74, Jul 2005.

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