Soo-Jong Hong MD, PhD

Soo-Jong Hong IPC

Current Affiliation

Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Childhood Asthma and Atopy Center, Environmental Health Center, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine Seoul, Korea   


He is currently a principal investigator of COhort for Childhood Origin of Asthma and allergic diseases (COCOA) research group and also director of HDLI investigation committee and president of Korean Academy of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Disease (2019-2021). 
He has published over 200 SCI articles, review papers, and several book chapters in the field of asthma, allergies and respiratory diseases.

Recent Publications

  1. The risk of preschool asthma at 2-4 years is not associated with leukocyte telomere length at birth or at 1 year of age. Suh DI, Kang MJ, Park YM, Lee JK, Lee SY, Sheen YH, Kim KW, Ahn K, Hong SJ. Asia Pac Allergy. 2019 Oct 14;9(4):e33
  2. Association between sensitization and allergic diseases in 7-years-old Korean children. Lee E, Suh DI, Lee SY, Jung S, Yoon SJ, Cho HJ, Kim Y, Yang SI, Kwon JW, Jang GC, Sun YH, Woo SI, Youn YS, Park KS, Cho HJ, Kook MH, Yi HR, Chung HL, Kim JH, Kim HY, Jung JA, Woo HO, et al. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2019 Jul 16 [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Humidifier disinfectant and use characteristics associated with lung injury in Korea. Ryu SH, Park DU, Lee E, Park S, Lee SY, Jung S, Hong SB, Park J, Hong SJ. Indoor Air. 2019 Sep;29(5):735-747.
  4. Protease-Activated Receptors 2-Antagonist Suppresses Asthma by Inhibiting Reactive Oxygen Species-Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Inflammation and Epithelial Tight Junction Degradation. Kim HJ, Lee SH, Jeong S, Hong SJ. Allergy Asthma Immunol Res. 2019 Jul;11(4):560-571.
  5. Phenotypes of allergic diseases in children and their application in clinical situations. Lee E, Hong SJ. Korean J Pediatr. 2019 Sep;62(9):325-333.
  6. HLA-B*54:01 Is Associated With Susceptibility to Kawasaki Disease. Kwon YC, Sim BK, Yu JJ, Yun SW, Yoon KL, Lee KY, Kil HR, Kim GB, Han MK, Song MS, Lee HD, Jang GY, Hong YM, Kwon OJ, Oh HB, Lee JK; Korean Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium.; Korean Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium: the following authors also participated in this work as members of the Korean Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium who contributed to sample and data collection.. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2019 Jan;12(1):e002365.
  7. The Pathological Findings of Chloromethylisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone-associated Lung Injury. Lee SY, Park DU, Do KH, Jang SJ, Hong SJ. J Korean Med Sci. 2019 Apr 15;34(14):e102.
  8. Identification of SAMD9L as a susceptibility locus for intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in Kawasaki disease by genome-wide association analysis. Kim JJ, Yun SW, Yu JJ, Yoon KL, Lee KY, Kil HR, Kim GB, Han MK, Song MS, Lee HD, Ha KS, Sohn S, Ebata R, Hamada H, Suzuki H, Ito K, Onouchi Y, Hong YM, Jang GY, Lee JK; and the Korean Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium.. Pharmacogenomics J. 2019 Apr 11.
  9. Clinical characteristics and etiologies of bronchiectasis in Korean children: A multicenter retrospective study. Lee E, Shim JY, Kim HY, Suh DI, Choi YJ, Han MY, Baek KS, Kwon JW, Cho J, Jung M, Kim YS, Sol IS, Kim BS, Chung EH, Lee S, Jeong K, Jang YY, Jang GC, Hyun MC, Yang HJ, Shin M, Kim JT, et al. Respir Med. 2019 Apr;150:8-14.
  10. Maternal Perinatal Dietary Patterns Affect Food Allergy Development in Susceptible Infants. Kim YH, Kim KW, Lee SY, Koo KO, Kwon SO, Seo JH, Suh DI, Shin YH, Ahn K, Oh SY, Lee S, Sohn MH, Hong SJ. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Sep - Oct;7(7):2337-2347.e7.