Insoo Kang MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology); Course Director, Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupStem Cell Center, YaleHTISkin Diseases Research Center, Yale | Internal Medicine: Rheumatology

Research Interests

Human T cell biology; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity more...


  • M.D., Hallym University, 1990

Selected Publications

  • NE Lee, SY You, MS Shin, WW Lee, KS Kang, SH.Kim, WU Kim, RJ Homer, MJ Kang, RR Montgomery, CS Dela Cruz, AC Shaw, PJ Lee, GL Chupp, DH Hwang, I Kang. 2014. L-6 receptor a defines effector memory CD8+ T cells producing Th2 cytokines and expanding in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 190:1383-94
  • MS Shin, Y Kang, NE Lee, ER Wahl, SH Kim, KS Kang, R Lazova and I Kang. 2013. Self dsDNA induces IL-1ß production from human monocytes by activating NLRP3 inflammasome in the presence of anti-dsDNA antibodies. J Immunol 190:1407-1415. PMCID: PMC3563755
  • SW Kang, SH Kim, NE Lee, WW Lee, KA Hwang, MS Shin, SH Lee, WU Kim and I Kang. 2012. 1,25(OH)2 vitamin D3 promotes FOXP3 expression via binding to vitamin D response elements in its conserved non-coding sequence region. J Immunol 188:5276-5282. PMCID: PMC3358577



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