Ilseung Cho

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Ilseung Cho

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Contact Info

Address
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

212/263-0184

Education

1998-2002 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1998-2002 — NYU School of Medicine, Medical Education
2002-2003 — NYU Hospitals Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
2002-2005 — New York University, Residency Training
2003-2005 — NYU School of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
2005-2008 — New York University, Clinical Fellowships
2005-2008 — NYU Hospitals Center (Gasteoenterology), Clinical Fellowships

Research Summary

Dr. Ilseung Cho is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Cho's has a specific clinical interest in technically challenging colonoscopies and high risk polyp resections as well as gastrointestinal bleeding and endoscopic hemostasis.


Dr. Cho’s laboratory focuses on the gut microbiome (the community of bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract) and how it affects health and disease. Specifically, he focuses on the effect of the colonic microbiome on metabolism as well as in the development of colorectal cancer through epigenetic mechanisms. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Nature, Cell, FASEB, PLoS ONE, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Mucosal Immunology, and Nature Reviews Genetics. Dr Cho has contributed to several textbooks, including the current edition of Goldman’s Cecil Medicine, one of the primary textbooks in Internal Medicine. He is the principal or co-investigator on numerous research grants from various organizations including the Doris Duke Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.


Dr. Cho has been featured as an expert commentator for organizations such as CBS, the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and National Public Radio. As a faculty member at the NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Cho serves as a Master Scholar Advisor for medical students and a faculty mentor for candidates in the Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation program. Previously, he served as the Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology training program. He has received numerous honors for his work as an educator, including the Gastroenterology Faculty of the Year Award at the NYU School of Medicine.

Research Interests

The role of the gut microbiome in health and disease.

Research Keywords

Microbiome, Gastroenterology, Colon cancer, Epigenetics, High throughput sequencing, Hypermethylation

Hypermethylation and changes in microbial diversity found in colorectal cancers
Lee, H; Luo, Y; Sullivan, L; Bowman, C; Chuang, P; Segal, L; Snuderl, M; Cho, I. Hypermethylation and changes in microbial diversity found in colorectal cancers [Meeting Abstract]. American journal of gastroenterology. 2016 October 2016;Conference:(81st):S76-S77 (2294372)

Corrigendum: Multi-Center Colonoscopy Quality Measurement Utilizing Natural Language Processing
Imler, Timothy D; Morea, Justin; Kahi, Charles; Cardwell, Jon; Johnson, Cynthia S; Xu, Huiping; Ahnen, Dennis; Antaki, Fadi; Ashley, Christopher; Baffy, Gyorgy; Cho, Ilseung; Dominitz, Jason; Hou, Jason; Korsten, Mark; Nagar, Anil; Promrat, Kittichai; Robertson, Douglas; Saini, Sameer; Shergill, Amandeep; Smalley, Walter; Imperiale, Thomas F. Corrigendum: Multi-Center Colonoscopy Quality Measurement Utilizing Natural Language Processing. American journal of gastroenterology. 2015 Dec ;110(12):1743-1743 (1931032)

Multi-center colonoscopy quality measurement utilizing natural language processing
Imler, Timothy D; Morea, Justin; Kahi, Charles; Cardwell, Jon; Johnson, Cynthia S; Xu, Huiping; Ahnen, Dennis; Antaki, Fadi; Ashley, Christopher; Baffy, Gyorgy; Cho, Ilseung; Dominitz, Jason; Hou, Jason; Korsten, Mark; Nagar, Anil; Promrat, Kittichai; Robertson, Douglas; Saini, Sameer; Shergill, Amandeep; Smalley, Walter; Imperiale, Thomas F. Multi-center colonoscopy quality measurement utilizing natural language processing. American journal of gastroenterology. 2015 Mar 10;110(4):543-552 (1574672)

Inferred metagenomic comparison of mucosal and fecal microbiota from individuals undergoing routine screening colonoscopy reveals similar differences observed during active inflammation
Tang, Mei San; Poles, Jordan; Leung, Jacqueline M; Wolff, Martin J; Davenport, Michael; Lee, Soo Ching; Lim, Yvonne A L; Chua, Kek Heng; Loke, P'ng; Cho, Ilseung. Inferred metagenomic comparison of mucosal and fecal microbiota from individuals undergoing routine screening colonoscopy reveals similar differences observed during active inflammation. Gut microbes. 2015 Jan 20;6(1):48-56 (1428792)

Applications of next-generation sequencing technologies to the study of the human microbiome
Chuang, Philip; Walsh, Emily; Yen, Timothy; Cho, Ilseung. Applications of next-generation sequencing technologies to the study of the human microbiome IN: Applications of advanced omics technologies : from genes to metabolites. [S.l.] : Elsevier, 2014. p.75-106 (Comprehensive analytical chemistry ; v.64) (1059942)