I am currently Professor at Division of rheumatology, Department of internal medicine,
Hallym University College of Medicine. My research area includes clinical and basic research in osteoarthritis. Specifically mechanism of pain in osteoarthritis and innate signaling in cartilage degeneration are main research topics. I have published more than 150 research articles in the field of rheumatology, and has extensive experience in clinical trial of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis for more than 20 years.