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Yongbaek Kim , DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVP

Kim Yongbaek

Veterinary Anatomic Pathology
Department of Population Health and Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University
Office: #392 CVM Research Building

Phone: (919)513-0963

Lab: Molecular Pathology Laboratory







  1. Y. Kim, J-H. Kim, I-B. Seo, E-J. Bak, D-Y. Kim, J-H. Han (1997). Pathologic observation on the canine mammary gland tumors and immunohistochemical study on the origin of chondroid tissue in mammary gland mixed tumors. Korean J Vet Res. 1997. 37(4): 843 - 854
  2. Y. Kim, S. M. Gharaibeh, N. L. Stedman, and T. P. Brown. (2002) Comparison and verification of quantitative competitive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (QC-RT-PCR) and real time RT-PCR for avian leukosis virus subgroup J. J Virol Methods. 102(1-2): 1 - 8.
  3. Y. Kim, T. P. Brown and M. Pantin-Jackwood. (2003) Lesions induced in broiler chickens by cyclophosphamide treatment. Vet Hum Toxicol. 2003 45(3): 121 - 123
  4. Y. Kim, T. P. Brown and M. Pantin-Jackwood. (2004) Effects of cyclosporin A treatment on the pathogenesis of avian leukosis virus subgroup J infection in broiler chickens with Marek's disease virus exposure. J Vet Sci. 4(3): 245 - 255.
  5. T. V. Ton, H. H. Hong, C. H. Anna, J. K. Dunnick, T. R. Devereux, R. C. Sills and Y. Kim. (2004) Predominant K-ras Codon 12 G A Transition in Chemically Induced Lung Neoplasms in B6C3F1 Mice. Toxicol Pathol. 32(1): 16 - 21.
  6. Y. Kim, T. P. Brown and M. Pantin-Jackwood. (2004) Effects of cyclophosphamide treatment on the pathogenesis of avian leukosis virus subgroup J infection in broiler chickens with Marek's disease virus exposure. J Vet Sci. 5(1): 49 - 58.
  7. Y. Kim and T. P. Brown. (2004) Development of quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (QC-RT-PCR) of avian leukosis virus subgroup J. J Vet Diag Invest. 16(3):191 - 196.
  8. M. J. Pantin-Jackwood, T. P. Brown, Y. Kim and G. R. Huff (2004) Proventriculitis in broiler chickens: Effects of immunosuppression. Avian Dis. 48(2): 300 - 316.
  9. Y. Kim, S. Reinecke and D. E. Malarkey. (2005) Cutaneous angiomatosis in a young dog. Vet Pathol. 42(3): 378 - 381.
  10. Y. Kim, E. W. Howerth, N-S. Shin, S-W. Kwon, S. P. Terrell and D-Y. Kim. (2005) Disseminated visceral coccidiosis in Japanese white-naped crane, J Parasitol. 91(1), 199 - 201
  11. Y. Kim, R. C. Sills and C. Houle. (2005) Overview of the molecular biology of hepatocellular neoplasms and hepatoblastomas of the mouse liver. Toxicol Pathol. 33: 175 - 180
  12. L. Lambertini, K. Surin, T. T. Ton, N. Clayton, J. K. Dunnick, T. R. Devereux, Y. Kim, H. L. Hong and R. C. Sills. (2005) Analysis of p53 tumor suppressor gene, H-ras protooncogene and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) in skin lesions of HRA/Skh mice following exposure to 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) and UVA radiation (PUVA therapy). Toxicol Pathol. 33: 292 - 299.
  13. Y. Kim, H. L. Hong, Y. Lachat, N. P. Clayton, T. R. Devereux, R. L. Melnick, M. E. Hegi and R. C. Sills. (2005) Genetic alterations in brain tumors following 1,3-butadiene exposure in B6C3F1 mice. Toxicol Pathol. 33: 307 - 312
  14. M-S. Kang, M-S. Park, S-W. Kwon, S-A. Ma, D-Y. Cho, D-Y. Kim, and Y. Kim. (2006) Amyloid producing odontogenic tumor (calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour) in the mandible of a Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). J Comp Pathol. 134(2-3):236-40
  15. M-S. Park, Y. Kim, M-S. Kang, S-Y. Oh, D-Y. Cho, N-S. Shin, and D-Y. Kim (2006). Disseminated transmissible venereal tumor in a dog. J Vet Diag Invest. 18: 130-133
  16. Y. Kim, T. Ton, A. B. DeAngello, K. Morgan, T. R. Devereux, C. Anna, J. B. Collins, R. S. Paules, L. M. Crosby and R. C. Sills. (2006) Major carcinogenic pathways identified by gene expression analysis of peritoneal mesotheliomas following chemical treatment in F344 rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 214:144-51.
  17. H. L. Hong, J. Dunnick, R. Herbert, J. Foley, T. R. Devereux, Y. Kim and R. C. Sills. (2007) Genetic alterations in K-ras oncogene and p53 tumor suppressor gene in lung neoplasms of Swiss (CD-1) male mice exposed transplacentally to AZT. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 48:299-306.
  18. Thai-Vu Ton, Hue-Hua Hong, Theodora R. Devereux, Ronald L. Melnick, Robert C. Sills and Yongbaek Kim. (2007) Evaluation of genetic alterations in cancer-related genes in lung and brain tumors from B6C3F1 mice exposed to 1,3-butadiene or chlorophrene. Chemico-Biol Interactions, 166:112-20.
  19. I.H. Bae, Y. Kim, B. Pakhrin, M.H. You, C.Y. Hwang, J.H. Kim, D.Y. Kim. (2007) Genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma with systemic metastasis in a young dog. Vet. Pathol. 44: 518-20.
  20. Macias E, Kim Y, Miliani de Marval PL, Klein-Szanto A, Rodriguez-Puebla ML. (2007) Cdk2 deficiency decreases ras/CDK4-dependent malignant progression, but not myc-induced tumorigenesis. Cancer Res. 67(20):9713-20
  21. Mi-Hyeon You, Il-Hong Bae, Mi-Young Roh, Yongbaek Kim, and Dae-Yong Kim (2007). Duodenal extramedullary plasmacytoma in a dog. J Vet Clin. 24(4): 644-646.
  22. Hue-Hua L.Hong, Thai-Vu.T. Ton, Yongbaek Kim, Nobuko Wakamatsu, Natasha  P. Clayton, Po-Chuen Chan, Robert C. Sills, and Stephanie A. Lahousse (2008). Genetic alterations in K-ras and p53 cancer genes in lung neoplasms from B6C3F1 mice exposed to cumene. Toxicologic Pathology. 36: 720-726.
  23. Pilju Youn, Soohee Kim, Jin Hee Ahn, Yongbaek Kim, Jung-Duck Park, Doug-Young Ryu (2009). Regulation of iron metabolism-related genes in diethylnitrosamine-induced mouse liver tumors.  Toxicology Letters, 184: 151-158.
  24. Kiyonori Kai, Susan D'Costa, Robert Sills and Yongbaek Kim (2009). The inhibition of insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor pathway enhances antitumor effects of cisplatin in human malignant mesothelioma cells, Cancer Letters, 278: 49-55.
  25. Y. Kim, H-J. Kim, D-Y. Cho, M-S. Kang, M-J. You, AND D-Y. Kim (2009). Pleomorphic Leiomyosarcoma in a Taiwanese Monkey (Macaca cyclopis). J Vet Diag Invest, 21(4):564-7.
  26. Byung-Il Yoon and Yongbaek Kim (2009). Overexpression of c-Fos in dysplastic bile ducts and cholangiocarcinoma and its association with cell proliferating activity in the hamster cholangiocarcinoma model. Lab Anim Res. 25(1): 41-46.
  27. Jae-Hoon Kim, Kyung-Il Kang, Wan-Cheul Kang, Hyun-Joo Sohn, Young-Hwa Jean, Bong Kyun Park, Yongbaek Kim, Dae-Yong Kim (2009). Porcine abortion outbreak associated with Toxoplasma gondii in Jeju Island, Korea. J. Vet. Sci. 10(2), 147-151.
  28. Jung-Yeon Yi, Young-Hun Kim, Hyeon-Cheol Kim, Tae-Wook Hahn, Hyunkyu Jeong, Cheong-Up Choi, Gye-Hyeong Woo, Yong-Baek Kim, Joeng-Hee Han, Byung-Il Yoon. (2010) Prevalence of Hepatic Parasites in Korean Wild Rats (Rattus norvegicus) and their Association with Pulmonary Arteriolar Medial Hypertrophy. Veterinary Pathology, E-pub ahead.
  29. Byung-Il Yoon, Yeong-Hun Kim, Jung-Yeon Yi, Min-Soo Kang, Ja-June Jang, Kyoung-Hwan Joo, Yongbaek Kim, Mac Law, Dae-Yong Kim (2010). Expression of thioredoxin during progression of hamster and human cholangiocarcinoma. Cancer Science, 101 (1): 281-288.
  30. Byung-IL Yoon, Yongbaek Kim, David Malarkey, Bum-Seok Han and Boo-Hyon Kang. (2009). Pathology-based evaluation of chemical toxicity in the National Toxicology Program and development of toxicological testing methods for human risk assessment: Carcinogenicity studies of dioxin and dioxin-like chemicals. Laboratory Animal Medicine, 25(4): 269-283.
  31. Hyung-Jin Kim, Yong–Baek Kim, Jun-Won Park, Won-Seok Oh, Eun-Ok Kim, Byoung-Yong Lim, and Dae-Yong Kim. Recurrent sebaceous carcinoma in an African hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris)). Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. Accepted
  32. Kiyonori Kai, Susan D'Costa, Byung-Il Yoon, Arnold R Brody, Robert C Sills, Yongbaek Kim. Characterization of side population cells in human malignant mesothelioma cell lines. Lung cancer, Accepted
  33. Jorge M. Ferrer, Jeffrey K. Mito, Brian E. Brigman, Chang-Lung Lee, Rebecca D. Dodd, William C. Eward, Lisa F. Marshall,  David Dankort, Martin McMahon, Yongbaek Kim, W. David Lee, Linda G. Griffith, David G. Kirsch & Moungi G. Bawendi. Imaging microscopic residual cancer during surgery: Towards real-time, intra-operative tumor bed assessment. Submitted to Cancer Research.