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Taek Chung, M.D.


Translational Genome Informatics Laboratory

Dept. of Biomedical Systems Informatics

Yonsei University College of Medicine

50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu,

Seoul 03722, South Korea.

Office: +82-2-2228-2487


Dr. Taek Chung majored Biological Science in KAIST 2010 and received M.D. in Yonsei University School of Medicine 2014. After finishing his internship training and pathology residency course in Yonsei University Health System, he applied for the Physician-Scientist Program in Yonsei University College of Medicine, now joined as a Ph.D. student under Dr. Sangwoo Kim of the Department of Biomedical Systems Informatics.


  • Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Biomedical Systems Informatics,                      Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, March 2019 ~

  • Residency training, Department of Pathology, Severance Hospital,      Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, March 2015 - February 2019

  • Internship training, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, March 2014 - February 2015

  • M.D., Yonsei University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, February 2014

  • B.S. in Biological Sciences, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, February 2010


  • Member of the Korean Society of Pathologists (2019 ~)

  • Member of the Korean Liver Cancer Association (2019 ~)


JOURNAL (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Ji-Ye Kim, Hyang Sook Jeong, Taek Chung, Moonsik Kim, Ji Hee Lee, Woo Hee Jung, and Ja Seung Koo. The value of phosphohistone H3 as a proliferation marker for evaluating invasive breast cancers: A comparative study with Ki67. Oncotarget. 2017;8(39):65064-76

  2. Hyungjin Rhee, Jung Eun Ko, Taek Chung, Byul A Jee, So Mee Kwon, Ji Hae Nahm, Jae Yeon Seok, Jeong Eun Yoo, Jin-Sub Choi, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson, Jesper B. Andersen, Hye Sun Lee, Hyun Goo Woo, and Young Nyun Park. Transcriptomic and histopathological analysis of cholangiolocellular differentiation trait in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Liver Int. 2018;38(1):113-24.

  3. Taek Chung, Sung-Im Do, Kiyong Na, Geon Kim, Young In Jeong, Youn Wha Kim, and Hyun-Soo Kim. Stromal p16 Overexpression in Gastric-type Mucinous Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix. Anticancer Res. 2018;38(6):3551-8.

  4. Taek Chung, Sohyung Park, Hye-Jeong Kim, Kyoungmoo Yang, and Hongil Ha. Pediatric Deaths and Venipuncture. Korean Journal of Legal Medicine. 2018;42(1).

  5. Jin Woo Joo, Taek Chung, Yoon Ah Cho, and Sang Kyum Kim. Recurrent Indeterminate Dendritic Cell Tumor of the Skin. Journal of pathology and translational medicine. 2018;52(4):243-7.

  6. Sarah Yoon, Eun-Ju Lee, Ji-Hye Choi, Taek Chung, Do Young Kim, Jong-Yeop Im, Myung-Ho Bae, Jung-Hee Kwon, Hyuk-Hoon Kim, Hyung Chul Kim, Young Nyun Park, Hee-Jung Wang, and Hyun Goo Woo. Recapitulation of pharmacogenomic data reveals that invalidation of SULF2 enhance sorafenib susceptibility in liver cancer. Oncogene. 2018;37(32):4443-54.

  7. Jiwoon Choi, Taek Chung, Hyungjin Rhee, Young Joo Kim, Youngsic Jeon, Jeong Eun Yoo, Songmi Noh, Dai Hoon Han, and Young Nyun Park. Increased Expression of the Matrix-Modifying Enzyme Lysyl Oxidase-Like 2 in Aggressive Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Poor Prognosis. Gut and liver. 2019;13(1):83-92

Conference Presentations

  1. Taek Chung, Hyungjin Rhee, Jeong Eun Yoo, and Young Nyun Park. Immunohistopathological analysis of cholangiolocellular and bile duct differentiation trait in intrahepatic, hilar and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Poster presentation (A0729092) at the 68th Annual Fall meeting of the Korean Society of Pathologists in Seoul, Korea. October 21st, 2016

  2. Taek Chung, Hyungjin Rhee, Jeong Eun Yoo, and Young Nyun Park. Combined analysis of cholangiocarcinoma by gross morphologic features and immunophenotyping with markers of cholangiolocellular differentiation and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Platform presentation (B-17) at the 69th Annual Fall meeting of the Korean Society of Pathologists in Seoul, Korea. November 2nd, 2017

  3. Taek Chung, Hyungjin Rhee, Ha Young Woo, Ji Hae Nahm, Gi Hong Choi, and Young Nyun Park. Clinicopathological characteristics of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma according to gross morphologic type: Cholangiolocellular differentiation, inflammatory and proliferative features. Poster presentation (#191) at the Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology in Vancouver, BC, Canada. March 20th, 2018

Last Update: June 10, 2019

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