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Biography

Prof. Seung-Yup Ku

Seoul National University, South Korea

Professor


Email: jyhsyk@snu.ac.kr


Qualifications

2001 Ph.D., Seoul National University Postgraduate School, Seoul, Korea

1995 M.S., Seoul National University Postgraduate School, Seoul, Korea

1991 M.D., Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea


Publications (Selected)

  1. Kim YY, Ku SY, Liu HC, Cho HJ, Oh SK, Moon SY, Choi YM. Cryopreservation of human embryonic stem cells derived-cardiomyocytes induced by BMP2 in serum-free condition. Reprod Sci. 2011;18:252-60.
  2. Kim H, Park JH, Ku SY, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG. Association between endometriosis and polymorphisms in insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) and IGF-I receptor genes in Korean women. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2011;156:87-90.
  3. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Increased responsiveness may be associated with tripronuclear embryos in both conventional in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles using gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist long protocols: a self-matched observational study. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2011;37:37-44.
  4. Kim YY, Ku SY, Rosenwaks Z, Liu HC, Oh SK, Moon SY, Choi YM. Red ginseng extract facilitates the early differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into mesendoderm lineage. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;2011. pii: 167376. Epub 2010 Sep 1.
  5. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Increased responsiveness may be associated with tripronuclear embryos in both conventional in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles using gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist long protocols: A self-matched observational study. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2011;37:37-44.
  6. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Dynamics of early estradiol production may be associated with outcomes of in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril. 2010;94:2868-70.
  7. Park KE, Ku SY, Kim H, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. The use of tenaculum during intrauterine insemination may not affect the pregnancy outcome. Yonsei Med J. 2010;51:949-53.
  8. Kim YY, Ku SY, Oh SK, Kim SH, Moon SY, Choi YM. Successful cryopreservation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes using vitirification. Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2011:8;55-61.
  9. Kim YY, Ku SY, Kim YJ, Cho MS, Oh SK, Moon SY, Choi YM. Effects of Mycoplasma elimination agent on maintenance and cardiogenic potentials of human embryonic stem cells. Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2010:7;419-24.
  10. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Rosenwaks Z, Liu HC, Chi SW, Kang JS, Lee WJ, Jung KC, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. MicroRNA expression profiles are altered by gonadotropins and vitamin C status during in vitro follicular growth. Reprod Sci. 2010;17:1081-9.
  11. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Tri-pronucleated zygotes may occur less frequently in luteinizing hormone activity-added cycles. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2010 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print].
  12. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. A comparative study on the outcomes of in vitro fertilization between women with polycystic ovary syndrome and those with sonographic polycystic ovary-only in GnRH antagonist cycles. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2010 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print].
  13. Ku SY, Ji AR, Cho MS, Kim YY, Kim YJ, Oh SK, Kim SH, Moon SY, Choi YM. Reactive oxygen species enhance differentiation of hESCs into mesendodermal lineage. Exp Mol Med. 2010;42:175-86.
  14. Kim YJ, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Effects of adding luteinizing hormone activity to gonadotropin releasing hormone antagonist protocols may differ according to age. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2010;26:256-60.
  15. Yu HG, Ku SY, Choi J, Kim H, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Sex steroid and tropic hormone levels may be associated with postoperative prognosis of vitrectomy in Korean postmenopausal women: a pilot study. Menopause. 2010;17:161-5.
  16. Lee DY, Kim H, Ku SY, Kim SH, Choi YM, Kim JG. Association between polymorphisms in Wnt signaling pathway genes and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Korean women. Menopause. 2010;17:1064-70.
  17. Kim SM, Kim SH, Lee JR, Jee BC, Ku SY, Suh CS, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. The effects of hormone therapy on metabolic risk factors in postmenopausal Korean women. Climacteric. 2010 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print].
  18. Lee JR, Kim SH, Kim SM, Jee BC, Ku SY, Suh CS, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Anti-Mullerian hormone dynamics during controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and optimal timing of measurement for outcome prediction. Hum Reprod. 2010;25:2597-604.
  19. Chae SJ, Lee GH, Choi YM, Hong MA, Kim JM, Lee KS, Ku SY, Moon SY. Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 and Interleukin-6 Gene Polymorphisms in Patients with Advanced-Stage Endometriosis. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2010;70:34-9.
  20. Jeon MJ, Choi YM, Hong MA, Lee GH, Ku SY, Kim SH, Kim JG, Moon SY. No association between the gstp1 exon 5 polymorphism and susceptibility to advanced stage endometriosis in the Korean population. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2010;63:222-6.
  21. Lee GH, Choi YM, Kim SH, Hong MA, Ku SY, Kim SH, Kim JG, Moon SY. Interleukin-2 receptor beta gene C627T polymorphism in Korean women with endometriosis: a case-control study. Hum Reprod. 2009;24:2596-9.
  22. Kim H, Ku SY, Kim SH, Lee GH, Choi YM, Kim JM, Lee TH, Moon SY. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene Glu298Asp polymorphism is associated with advanced stage endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2009;24:2656-9.
  23. Kim H, Chun S, Ku SY, Suh CS, Choi YM, Kim JG. Association between polymorphisms in tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and TNF receptor genes and circulating TNF, soluble TNF receptor levels, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Korean women. Menopause. 2009;16:1014-20.
  24. Kim JJ, Choi YM, Choung SH, Yoon SH, Lee KS, Ku SY, Kim JG, Moon SY. Analysis of the transforming growth factor beta1 gene -509 C/T polymorphism in patients with advanced-stage endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2010;93:2121-4.
  25. Kim JG, Ku SY, Kim H, Chun SW, Suh CS, Choi YM. Relationship between circulating tumor necrosis factor system and bone mass before and after estrogen plus progestogen therapy. Menopause. 2009;16:534-538.
  26. Kim JJ, Choi YM, Hong MA, Hwang SS, Yoon SH, Chae SJ, Jee BC, Ku SY, Kim JG, Moon SY. Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase p85alpha regulatory subunit gene Met326Ile polymorphism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Hum Reprod. 2009;24:1184-1190.
  27. Choi YS, Kim SH, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY.Efficacy of ER-alpha polymorphisms and the intrafollicular IGF system for predicting pregnancy in IVF-ET patients. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2009;67:73-80.
  28. Jang J, Ku SY, Kim JE, Choi K, Kim YY, Kim HS, Oh SK, Lee EJ, Cho HJ, Song YH, Lee SH, Lee SH, Suh CS, Kim SH, Moon SY, Choi YM. Notch inhibition promotes human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiac mesoderm differentiation. Stem Cells. 2008;26:2782-90.
  29. Kim MK, Lee JR, Jee BC, Ku SY, Suh CS, Kim SH. A suprapubic dermoid cyst confused with cutaneous endometriosis: a case report. Fertil Steril 2008;89:724.
  30. Kim SM, Kim SH, Lee JR, Jee BC, Ku SY, Suh CS, Choi YM, Kim JG, Moon SY. Association of leptin receptor polymorphisms Lys109Arg and Gln223Arg with serum leptin profile and bone mineral density in Korean women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198:421.
  31. Lee JR, Ku SY, Jee BC, Suh CS, Kim KC, Kim SH. Pregnancy outcomes of different methods for multifetal pregnancy reduction: a comparative study. J Korean Med Sci 2008;23:111-6.
  32. Lee DO, Jee BC, Ku SY, Suh CS, Kim SH, Choi YM, Moon SY, Kim JG. Relationships between the insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) receptor gene G3174A polymorphism, serum IGF-I levels, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Korean women. J Bone Miner Metab 2008;26:42-6.