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Brian Kim, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Specialty Areas


Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Dermatology, atopic dermatitis, chronic idiopathic pruritus, itch disorders.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures



Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: 502
Floor: 5
Office Phone: (314) 362-2643
Fax: (314) 747-8693



BS, Chemistry: Haverford College, Haverford, PA 2001
Medical Degree: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 2007
Masters in Translational Research (MTR): Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2014
Residency, Dermatology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Saenz SA, Siracusa MC, Monticelli LA, Ziegler CG, Kim BS, Brestoff JR, Peterson LW, Wherry EJ, Goldrath AW, Bhandoola A, Artis D, IL-25 simultaneously elicits distinct populations of innate lymphoid cells and multipotent progenitor type 2 (MPPtype2) cells. Journal of Experimental Medicine 2013: 210: 1823-1837.

Margolis DJ, Kim B, Apter AJ, Gupta J, Hoffstad O, Papadopoulos M, Mitra N, Thymic stromal lymphopoietin variation, filaggrin loss-of-function, and the persistence of atopic dermatitis, JAMA Dermatology 2014: 150: 254-259.

Siracusa MC, Saenz SA, Wojno ED, Kim BS, Osborne LC, Ziegler CG, Benitez AJ, Ruymann KR, Farber DL, Sleiman PM, Hakonarson H, Cianferoni A, Wang ML, Spergel JM, Comeau MR, Artis D, TSLP-mediated extramedullary hematopoiesis promotes allergic inflammation. Immunity 2013: 39: 1158-1170.

Noti M, Kim BS, Siracusa MC, Rak GD, Kubo M, Moghaddam AE, Sattentau QA, Comeau MR, Spergel JM, Artis D, Exposure to food allergens through inflamed skin promotes intestinal food allergy through the thymic stromal lymphopoietin-basophil axis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2014: 133:1390-1399

Nagler AR, Kim BS, Gormley RH, Chandler LJ, Han JH, Amorosa, VK, Kovarik CL, A verrucous nodule on the upper lip. Cutis 2014: 93: E15-7.

Schram A, Kim BS, Carlos C, Tetzlaff M, Schuster M, Rosenbach M, Primary subcutaneous Candida tropicalis infection in a patient with B-cell lymphoma. Cutis 2014: 93: 204-206.

Kim BS, Wang K, Siracusa MC, Saenz SA, Brestoff JB, Monticelli LA, Noti M, Tait Wojno ED, Fung TC, Kubo M, Artis D, Basophils promote innate lymphoid cell responses in inflamed skin. Journal of Immunology 2014: 193: 3717-3725.

Brestoff JR, Kim BS, Steven SA, Stine RR, Monticelli LA, Sonnenberg GF, Thome JJ, Farber DL, Lutfy K, Seale P, Artis D, Group 2 innate lymphoid cells promote beiging of white adipose tissue and limit obesity. Nature 2014: 519:242-6.

Margolis DJ, Mitra N, Kim B, Gupta J, Hoffstad OJ, Papadopoulos M, Wubbenhorst B, Hathanson KL, Duke JL, Dimtri M, Kamoun M. Association of HLA-DRB1 genetic variants with the persistence of atopic dermatitis. Human Immunology 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Rak GD, Osborne LD, Siracusa MC, Kim BS, Wang K, Ardeshir B, Artis D, Volk SW. IL-33-dependent group 2 innate lymphoid cells promote cutaneous wound healing. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Xu AZ, Tripathi SV, Kau AL, Schaffer A, Kim BS. Immune dysregulation underlies a subset of patients with chronic idiopathic pruritus. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2015 [In Press].

Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

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This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Locus Biosciences


Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018