Ja Hyeon Ku, MD, PhD

Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Dr. Ja Hyeon Ku graduated from Soonchunhyang University School of Medicine, Korea, in 1995 and completed his Urology training at Soonchunhyang University Hospital in 2000. He completed fellowships at Seoul National University Hospital (2003-2005) and subsequently obtained his Ph.D. in Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine (2005). He was appointed a staff at Seoul Veterans Hospital, Korea (2005-2007) and moved to Department of Urology, Seoul National Hospital, Korea in 2007. He was studied bladder cancer as a Visiting Postdoc Fellow at Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas under Dr. Seth P. Lerner (2011-2012). He has been the faculty member since 2007 and is now a professor in Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea.

His clinical and research interests lie in the urologic cancers including urothelial carcinoma. He published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He has been also active member of Korean Urological Association and board member of Korean Urological Oncology Society. He has been serving as an Editorial Board for the Investigative and Clinical Urology, PLOS ONE, Translational Cancer Research and Frontiers in Oncology.

Terms of Appointment: Jan 2020 - Dec 2021