Young-in Kim

MD, FRCP(C)

Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science

Biography

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. 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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 .
  5. 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 .
  6. 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 .
  7. Kim, SE, Hinoue, T, Kim, MS, Sohn, KJ, Cho, RC, Weisenberger, DJ et al.. Effects of folylpolyglutamate synthase modulation on global and gene-specific DNA methylation and gene expression in human colon and breast cancer cells. J. Nutr. Biochem. 2016;29 :27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2015.10.019. PubMed PMID:26895662 .
  8. Plumptre, L, Masih, SP, Ly, A, Aufreiter, S, Sohn, KJ, Croxford, R et al.. High concentrations of folate and unmetabolized folic acid in a cohort of pregnant Canadian women and umbilical cord blood. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2015;102 (4):848-57. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.110783. PubMed PMID:26269367 .
  9. Masih, SP, Plumptre, L, Ly, A, Berger, H, Lausman, AY, Croxford, R et al.. Pregnant Canadian Women Achieve Recommended Intakes of One-Carbon Nutrients through Prenatal Supplementation but the Supplement Composition, Including Choline, Requires Reconsideration. J. Nutr. 2015;145 (8):1824-34. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.211300. PubMed PMID:26063067 .
  10. Visentin, CE, Masih, S, Plumptre, L, Malysheva, O, Nielsen, DE, Sohn, KJ et al.. Maternal Choline Status, but Not Fetal Genotype, Influences Cord Plasma Choline Metabolite Concentrations. J. Nutr. 2015;145 (7):1491-7. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.211136. PubMed PMID:25972528 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Professor, Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto