Min-Ho Kim Lab

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Welcome to the Min-Ho Kim's research group at Kent State University. The major research interest in our laboratory is to (1) understand biological mechanism by which immune cell trafficking contributes to the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory diseases, (2) apply micro/nano-engineered biomaterials to precisely tune inflammatory environmental cues, and (3) develop clinically feasible therapeutics to promote the resolution of non-healing chronic wounds. Our laboratory utilizes and combines interdisciplinary approaches of immuno-biology, stem cell biology, cellular and tissue engineering, and nano-bioengineering.


  • Dr. Kim is selected as a recipient of Farris Family Innovation Award to engage research on developing nanothermotherapy platform to target bacterial biofilms in diabetic wounds (Apr. 2013)
  • Dr. Kim is selected as a recipient of Kent State Postdoc Seed Program Award for collaborative projects with Dr. Chris Malcuit (Kent State) and Dr. Fayez Safadi (NEOMED) (Nov. 2012)

Positions Available

Graduate research assistant positions are available. Highly motivated students are encouraged to send their CVs to Dr. Min-Ho Kim via email at mkim15@kent.edu.