All Press Releases for January 29, 2018

Marquis Who's Who Celebrates Min-Young Kim for Contributions to Medical Science

Dr. Kim holds 60 patents for her angiogenesis research

She holds 60 patents, granted and pending, involving her research.

    DAEJEON, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, January 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Min-Young Kim has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Dr. Kim has worked as the chief executive officer of AngioLab, Inc., since 1999. In this role, she leads the biotechnology firm in the research, development, and commercialization of anti-angiogenic candidates that inhibit the abnormal growth of new blood vessels. Prior to obtaining this position, she worked as a principal investigator and angiogenesis research team leader at Hanhyo Institute of Technology. Earlier in her career, she worked as a pharmacist with the Samsung Pharmaceutical Company from 1979 to 1981.

Dr. Kim began her career as a student at Ewha Womans University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy. She later traveled to the United States to complete a Master of Science in 1987, and a PhD in biochemistry in 1989. She returned to the Republic of Korea to join the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Bioengineering as a postdoctoral fellow.

A respected voice in the field, Dr. Kim is affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including the Korean Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Korean Society of Pharmacognosy. She is renowned in her field for launching an Ob-X product, an angiogenesis inhibitor that reduces visceral fat, into the market. She holds 60 patents, granted and pending, involving her angiogenesis research.

Throughout her career, Dr. Kim has been recognized for her contributions, receiving the Excellent Woman Venture Company Award from the Ministry of Health and Welfare. She credits her success to her colleagues and supportive family. In her spare time, Dr. Kim enjoys mountaineering and practicing kouksundo.

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