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Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Developmental Biology
Surgical Director, Pituitary Center
Co-Leader, Neuro-Oncology Research Focus Group, Siteman Cancer Center
Co-Leader, Neurorestorative Therapy Group, Hope Center

Specialty Areas

Brain Tumors
Skull Base Tumors
Gamma Knife
Neuro Oncology
Pituitary Tumors
Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Korean

Areas of Clinical Interest

Brain tumor, Brain tumors (open and minimally invasive approaches), including glioblastoma, glioma, astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, meningioma, pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas, craniofacial tumors, skull base tumors, Gamma Knife, Pituitary Center

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Videos

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 362-3577
Fax: (314) 362-2107

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-362-3577
Fax: 314-362-2107

Education

Education

Residency: Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's/Children's Hospitals, Boston, MA 2009
Fellowship: Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 2011
Chief Resident: Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's/Children's Hospitals, Boston, MA 2010
Masters Degree: Biology/Biomedical Science, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis MO 1999
AB, East Asian Studies: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 1994
MD, PhD: New York University School of Medicine, New York 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Sensitivity of Various Evaluating Modalities for Predicting a Pathologic Complete Response After Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer.
Jung S, Parajuli A, Yu CS, Park SH, Lee JS, Kim AY, Lee JL, Kim CW, Yoon YS, Park IJ, Lim SB, Kim JC
Ann Coloproctol. 2019 Oct; 35(5)275-281. doi: 10.3393/ac.2019.01.07.

PMID:
    31726004
    [PubMed]
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Inhibition of Ceramide Accumulation in Podocytes by Myriocin Prevents Diabetic Nephropathy.
Woo CY, Baek JY, Kim AR, Hong CH, Yoon JE, Kim HS, Yoo HJ, Park TS, Kc R, Lee KU, Koh EH
Diabetes Metab J. 2019 Nov 4; doi: 10.4093/dmj.2019.0063.

PMID:
    31701696
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Neutrophils promote VLA-4-dependent B cell antigen presentation and accumulation within the meninges during neuroinflammation.
Parker Harp CR, Archambault AS, Cheung M, Williams JW, Czepielewski RS, Duncker PC, Kilgore AJ, Miller AT, Segal BM, Kim AHJ, Randolph GJ, Wu GF
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Nov 7; pii: 201909098. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1909098116.

PMID:
    31699814
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Addition of an N-terminal poly-glutamate fusion tag improves solubility and production of recombinant TAT-Cre recombinase in <i>Escherichia coli</i>.
Kim AH, Lee S, Jeon S, Kim GT, Lee EJ, Kim D, Kim Y, Park TS
J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2019 Nov 4; doi: 10.4014/jmb.1909.09028.

PMID:
    31693834
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pre-treatment peripheral biomarkers associated with treatment response in panic symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder and panic disorder: A 12-week follow-up study.
Kim K, Jang EH, Kim AY, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Papakostas GI, Kim H, Na EJ, Yu HY, Jeon HJ
Compr Psychiatry. 2019 Oct 19; 95152140. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2019.152140.

PMID:
    31669792
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Relationship between Lower Dose and Injection Speed of Iodinated Contrast Material for CT and Acute Hypersensitivity Reactions: An Observational Study.
Park HJ, Son JH, Kim TB, Kang MK, Han K, Kim EH, Kim AY, Park SH
Radiology. 2019 Oct 15; 190829. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019190829.

PMID:
    31617789
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Wildfire prevention through prophylactic treatment of high-risk landscapes using viscoelastic retardant fluids.
Yu AC, Lopez Hernandez H, Kim AH, Stapleton LM, Brand RJ, Mellor ET, Bauer CP, McCurdy GD, Wolff AJ 3rd, Chan D, Criddle CS, Acosta JD, Appel EA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Oct 15; 116(42)20820-20827. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1907855116.

PMID:
    31570592
    [PubMed - in process]
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Youth Suicide in Korea Across the Educational Stages.
Lee D, Jung S, Park S, Lee K, Kweon YS, Lee EJ, Yoon KH, Cho H, Jung H, Kim AR, Shin BR, Hong HJ
Crisis. 2019 Sep 12; 1-9. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000624.

PMID:
    31512944
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Differential disruption of autoinhibition and defect in assembly of cytoskeleton during cell division decide the fate of human <i>DIAPH1</i>-related cytoskeletopathy.
Kim BJ, Ueyama T, Miyoshi T, Lee S, Han JH, Park HR, Kim AR, Oh J, Kim MY, Kang YS, Oh DY, Yun J, Hwang SM, Kim NKD, Park WY, Kitajiri SI, Choi BY
J Med Genet. 2019 Aug 31; pii: jmedgenet-2019-106282. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2019-106282.

PMID:
    31473629
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Ratio of plasma BDNF to leptin levels are associated with treatment response in major depressive disorder but not in panic disorder: A 12-week follow-up study.
An JH, Jang EH, Kim AY, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Papakostas GI, Na EJ, Jang J, Yu HY, Hong JP, Jeon HJ
J Affect Disord. 2019 Dec 1; 259349-354. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.08.021.

PMID:
    31465895
    [PubMed - in process]
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Detection of major depressive disorder from linear and nonlinear heart rate variability features during mental task protocol.
Byun S, Kim AY, Jang EH, Kim S, Choi KW, Yu HY, Jeon HJ
Comput Biol Med. 2019 Sep; 112103381. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2019.103381.

PMID:
    31404718
    [PubMed - in process]
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Supplementary Anal Imaging by Magnetic Resonance Enterography in Patients with Crohn's Disease Not Suspected of Having Perianal Fistulas.
Kim PH, Park SH, Jin K, Ye BD, Yoon YS, Lee JS, Kim HJ, Kim AY, Yu CS, Yang SK
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Jul 25; pii: S1542-3565(19)30782-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.07.038.

PMID:
    31352093
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evaluating the Outcome of Multi-Morbid Patients Cared for by Hospitalists: a Report of Integrated Medical Model in Korea.
Lee JH, Kim AJ, Kyong TY, Jang JH, Park J, Lee JH, Lee MJ, Kim JS, Suh YJ, Kwon SR, Kim CW
J Korean Med Sci. 2019 Jul 1; 34(25)e179. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2019.34.e179.

PMID:
    31243937
    [PubMed - in process]
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A New Lateral Wall Electrode: Evaluation of Surgical Handling, Radiographic Placement, and Histological Appraisal of Insertion Trauma.
Rivas A, Yawn RJ, Kim AH, Driscoll C, Cullen R, Rebscher SJ, Isaacson B
Otol Neurotol. 2019 Jun; 40(5S Suppl 1)S23-S28. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000002210.

PMID:
    31225819
    [PubMed - in process]
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Procedural, Early and Long-term Outcomes after Percutaneous Closure of Atrial Septal Defect: Comparison between Large and Very Large Atrial Septal Defect Groups.
Jung SY, Kim AY, Jung JW, Choi JY
Korean Circ J. 2019 Oct; 49(10)975-986. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2018.0391.

PMID:
    31165594
    [PubMed]
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The Effect of Globus Pallidus Interna Deep Brain Stimulation on a Dystonia Patient with the GNAL Mutation Compared to Patients with DYT1 and DYT6.
Ahn JH, Kim AR, Kim NKD, Park WY, Kim JS, Kim M, Park J, Lee JI, Cho JW, Cho KR, Youn J
J Mov Disord. 2019 May; 12(2)120-124. doi: 10.14802/jmd.19006.

PMID:
    31158945
    [PubMed]
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Topological control of cytokine receptor signaling induces differential effects in hematopoiesis.
Mohan K, Ueda G, Kim AR, Jude KM, Fallas JA, Guo Y, Hafer M, Miao Y, Saxton RA, Piehler J, Sankaran VG, Baker D, Garcia KC
Science. 2019 May 24; 364(6442)pii: eaav7532. doi: 10.1126/science.aav7532.

PMID:
    31123111
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative prediction of hepatic CYP3A activity using endogenous markers in healthy subjects after administration of CYP3A inhibitors or inducers.
Lee J, Yoon SH, Yi S, Kim AH, Kim B, Lee S, Yu KS, Jang IJ, Cho JY
Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2019 Aug; 34(4)247-252. doi: 10.1016/j.dmpk.2019.04.002.

PMID:
    31088714
    [PubMed - in process]
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Laser Ablation of Abnormal Neurological Tissue Using Robotic Neuroblate System (LAANTERN): Procedural Safety and Hospitalization.
Rennert RC, Khan U, Bartek J Jr, Tatter SB, Field M, Toyota B, Fecci PE, Judy K, Mohammadi AM, Landazuri P, Sloan AE, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Chen CC
Neurosurgery. 2019 May 11; pii: nyz141. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz141.

PMID:
    31076762
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Kim AHJ, Strand V, Atkinson JP
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Sep; 71(9)1590-1592. doi: 10.1002/art.40923.

PMID:
    31074940
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

The goal of my laboratory is to use a combined genomic and developmental approach to identify critical signaling nodes that drive malignant brain tumor growth and invasiveness. Also, The underlying hypothesis of the research is that abnormalities in processes that govern normal neural development contribute to malignant transformation and behavior. My laboratory therefore focuses on common signaling pathways in brain development and malignant brain tumors, with an emphasis on glioblastoma multiforme and medulloblastoma.