Brian Kim

Brian Kim



Professor, Vice Chair of Research, and Site Chair of Mount Sinai West, Icahn School of Medicine, NY, US

Brian Kim, MD, MTR, received his medical degree from the University of Washington, was a HHMI-NIH Scholar, and completed residency in dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a Master of Translational Research (MTR). The Kim Lab focuses on mechanisms that underlie skin inflammation and the sensation of itch as a fundamental, broad, model paradigm of neuroimmunology.  

He has over 150 peer-reviewed publications, multiple NIH grants, designed pivotal clinical trials that led to novel FDA-approved treatments, and is an inventor of itch-centered technologies. He holds a patent for the use of JAK inhibitors for chronic itch. He is on the editorial board for Cell Reports Medicine and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, section editor for Journal of Immunology and on the board of reviewing editors for eLife. He is an investigator and Director of the Allen Discovery Center for Neuroimmune Interactions at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group advised program of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.

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