Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Ji-Yong Julie Kim, PhD

Ji-Yong Julie Kim, PhD

Susy Y. Hung Research Professor

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine)

Focus of Work

Bio

In my lab we are interested in delineating the molecular mechanisms of progesterone action through its receptor, PR in the uterus. This is done in the context of normal endometrial differentiation, specifically, decidualization, as well as in uterine pathologies, such as endometriosis, endometrial cancer and uterine fibroids. Specifically, we are interested in studying PR function in relation to other signaling pathways and transcription factors.

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Universite Laval, Quebec (1995)

Contact

312-503-5377

Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 4-117
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611