Tae Wan Kim, PhD

Tae Wan Kim, PhD

​Postdoctoral Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center​

2016 NYSCF – Druckenmiller Fellow Alumnus

PhD, Seoul National University, South Korea


Dr. Kim is working on a cell replacement therapy as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease by utilizing stem cells to permanently repair and replace damaged cells in the brain. This treatment would effectively provide an unlimited source of healthy brain cells and stand as an alternative to current pharmacological methods. He is currently pursuing his postdoctoral studies at MSKCC in Dr. Lorenz Studer’s lab.

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