Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Kim Laboratory

About Our Lab

The Kim Laboratory is interested in understanding the pleiotropic actions of hormones, in particular, progesterone and their role in reproductive diseases including Endometrial Cancer, Breast Cancer and Uterine Fibroids. With the understanding of how progesterone acts at the molecular level in various contexts allows us to identify and test novel approaches to prevent or treat diseases. We place important consideration in the appropriate in vitro and in vivo models that are used in our research and as a result have generated physiological systems that include 3D organ cultures and microfluidic platforms, as well as appropriate in vivo systems using patient derived xenografted tumors, and transgenic mice. The Kim Lab is wholeheartedly invested in research that will ultimately benefit women with reproductive diseases.

Dr. Julie Kim

Julie Kim, PhD

About Dr. Julie Kim

Julie Kim earned a BSc degree in Microbiology at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. She earned her PhD degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology at Laval University in Quebec, Canada. Dr. Kim completed postdoctoral training at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She joined Northwestern University as Assistant Professor in October 2003. She is currently the Susy Y. Hung Professor in the Division of Reproductive Biology Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University.

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