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Min-Jong Kang, MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)











My prior studies focused on the pathogenesis of
cigarette-smoke (CS) -induced lung diseases such as chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD), wherein we demonstrated that the
IL-18 system plays an important role in the pathogenesis of CS-induced
emphysematous lung destruction. These studies led me to question the effect of CS
on innate immunity on the interaction between the host and microorganisms and,
for this purpose, I had established a murine cigarette smoke and virus
co-exposure model. These...

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Chang Min Yoon, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

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