Invited Faculty
  • Hyun-Sook Kim
    Soonchunhyang Univ.
  • Hyun-Sook Kim is a highly accomplished medical doctor and researcher, with extensive experience in the field of connective tissue disease (CTD) and interstitial lung disease (ILD). She received her Bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees from Kyunghee University College of Medicine in 2007. Prof. Kim also completed a Visiting Scholarship at the Clinical Research Center at the University of California, San Diego in 2012.

    Currently, prof. Kim operates the CTD-ILD Multidisciplinary Clinic at Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital. Her clinical and research interests mainly focus on systemic sclerosis (SSc) and CTD-ILD. She has published several research papers in top-tier journals in the field, which have been widely cited by her peers.

    Prof. Kim's research focuses on understanding the underlying mechanisms of SSc and CTD-ILD, with a particular emphasis on identifying novel biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets. Her work has significantly contributed to the understanding of the pathogenesis of these diseases and has led to the development of new treatment strategies. In addition to her research, Prof. Kim is committed to teaching and mentoring the next generation of medical professionals. She has trained numerous students and young researchers in the field, providing guidance and support as they develop their own research interests and careers.

    Overall, prof. Hyun-Sook Kim is a highly respected and accomplished researcher in the field of CTD and ILD. Her research has led to significant contributions to our understanding of these diseases, and she is poised to continue making important contributions to the field.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    systemic sclerosis



    interstitial lung disease

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 18 10:30-11:00 Room Grand Ballroom 103 [Symposium] Year in Review (Clinical) Emerging new diagnostic and therapeutic options in systemic sclerosis
    May 20 12:00-12:40 Room Grand Ballroom 105 [Luncheon Symposium 12 - Otsuka] Practical Approach of GI in Rheumatology Practical approach of Mucosta SR in rheumatology: Optimal GI medication & additional benefit