Young-in Kim


Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science


Dr. Young-In Kim is a staff gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology at St. Michael’s Hospital, and Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto.

Recent Publications

  1. Barzilay, E, Moon, A, Plumptre, L, Masih, SP, Sohn, KJ, Visentin, CE et al.. Fetal one-carbon nutrient concentrations may be affected by gestational diabetes. Nutr Res. 2018;55 :57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2018.04.010. PubMed PMID:29914628 .
  2. Jenkins, DJA, Spence, JD, Giovannucci, EL, Kim, YI, Josse, R, Vieth, R et al.. Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for CVD Prevention and Treatment. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2018;71 (22):2570-2584. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.020. PubMed PMID:29852980 .
  3. Kim, YI. Folate and cancer: a tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2018;107 (2):139-142. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqx076. PubMed PMID:29529163 .
  4. Plumptre, L, Masih, SP, Sohn, KJ, Kim, D, Visentin, CE, Ly, A et al.. Suboptimal maternal and cord plasma pyridoxal 5' phosphate concentrations are uncommon in a cohort of Canadian pregnant women and newborn infants. Matern Child Nutr. 2018;14 (1):. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12467. PubMed PMID:28544455 .
  5. Kim, SJ, Zuchniak, A, Sohn, KJ, Lubinski, J, Demsky, R, Eisen, A et al.. Plasma folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 and breast cancer risk in BRCA1- and BRCA2-mutation carriers: a prospective study. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2016;104 (3):671-7. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.133470. PubMed PMID:27465373 .
  6. Dubcenco, E, Zou, G, Stitt, L, Baker, JP, Jeejeebhoy, KN, Kandel, G et al.. Effect of Standardised Scoring Conventions on Inter-rater Reliability in the Endoscopic Evaluation of Crohn's Disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2016;10 (9):1006-14. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjw120. PubMed PMID:27385400 .
  7. Ishiguro, L, Yang, M, Sohn, KJ, Streutker, CJ, Grin, A, Croxford, R et al.. Folic Acid Supplementation Adversely Affects Chemosensitivity of Colon Cancer Cells to 5-fluorouracil. Nutr Cancer. 2016;68 (5):780-90. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2016.1170168. PubMed PMID:27175995 .
  8. Ly, A, Ishiguro, L, Kim, D, Im, D, Kim, SE, Sohn, KJ et al.. Maternal folic acid supplementation modulates DNA methylation and gene expression in the rat offspring in a gestation period-dependent and organ-specific manner. J. Nutr. Biochem. 2016;33 :103-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2016.03.018. PubMed PMID:27152636 .
  9. Visentin, CE, Masih, SP, Plumptre, L, Schroder, TH, Sohn, KJ, Ly, A et al.. Low Serum Vitamin B-12 Concentrations Are Prevalent in a Cohort of Pregnant Canadian Women. J. Nutr. 2016;146 (5):1035-42. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.226845. PubMed PMID:27075906 .
  10. Huot, PS, Ly, A, Szeto, IM, Reza-López, SA, Cho, D, Kim, YI et al.. Maternal and postweaning folic acid supplementation interact to influence body weight, insulin resistance, and food intake regulatory gene expression in rat offspring in a sex-specific manner. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2016;41 (4):411-20. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2015-0503. PubMed PMID:26989972 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Professor, Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto