Insoo Kang MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology); Course Director, Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Departments & Organizations

Stem Cell Center, Yale


Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Internal Medicine: Interstitial Lung Disease Program | Rheumatology

Research Interests

Human T cell biology; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity more...


  • M.D., Hallym University, 1990

Selected Publications

  • MS Shin, Y Kang, NE Lee, ER Wahl, SH Kim, KS Kang, R Lazova and I Kang. 2013. Self dsDNA induces IL-1ß production from human monocytes by activating NLRP3 inflammasome in the presence of anti-dsDNA antibodies. J Immunol 190:1407-1415. PMCID: PMC3563755
  • SW Kang, SH Kim, NE Lee, WW Lee, KA Hwang, MS Shin, SH Lee, WU Kim and I Kang. 2012. 1,25(OH)2 vitamin D3 promotes FOXP3 expression via binding to vitamin D response elements in its conserved non-coding sequence region. J Immunol 188:5276-5282. PMCID: PMC3358577
  • M Shin, Y Kang, N Lee, S Kim, K Kang, R Lazova and I Kang. 2012. U1-snRNP activates the NLRP3 inflammasome in human monocytes. J. Immunol 188:4769-75. PMCID: PMC3347773



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