AeRang Kim, MD, PhD Oncologist

Bio

Biography

AeRang Kim, MD, PhD, is a member of the solid tumor faculty at Children’s National Health System and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Kim's specializes in sarcomas and developmental therapeutics. Her research focuses on development of novel therapeutics for pediatric cancer including pre-clinical testing of novel agents, pharmacokinetic analysis, developing innovative methods for toxicity monitoring, and clinical trial design. She serves as the principal investigator of multiple early phase trials in pediatric oncology, sarcomas, and NF1 associated tumors.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • PhD, 2009
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • MD, 2001
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • BA, 1996
    Northwestern University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: AeRang Kim, MD, PhD

Patient story

Staci's Story

"As a parent/caretaker, you want to fight with every ounce of fight that you have. It's normal and necessary to help you feel like you are fighting right along with your precious baby."

Patient story

Ethan's Story

"Hearing the words 'Your child has cancer' are some of the most difficult words to hear, but I want to tell you that you will get through this."

Isabel's Story

As a pediatric nurse at Children's National, I never imagined that my child would be sick.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Characteristics and outcome of pediatric patients enrolled on phase I oncology trials

(2008) The Oncologist

Characteristics of children enrolled on treatment trials for NF1 related plexiform neurofibromas

(2009) Neurology

Sorafenib and Sunitinib

(2009) The Oncologist

The prognostic value of tumor markers in newly diagnosed patients with primary central nervous system germ cell tumors

(2008) Pediatric Blood Cancer

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