Taeho Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering. Dr. Kim’s research focuses on developing nanoscale inorganic materials for medical applications.
Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. from Seoul National University, which included two years of visiting research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Diego.
The Kim Lab develops nanoscale inorganic materials as novel contrast agents and therapeutics for medical applications. Dr. Kim’s team uses their expertise in solution phase synthesis of inorganic nanoparticle (metal, metal oxide, semiconductor) and subsequent particle engineering to create tools for targeted drug delivery, cell tracking, and molecular therapeutics in various diseases, including cancer.