Byung Kook Kwak

Byung Kook Kwak received the Korean Medical Doctor's License in 1986, and the M.D. (1986) and Ph.D. degrees (2002) from Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. He had the residency (1987–1990) and fellowship (1993–1995) in radiology at Chung-Ang University Hospital. From 2002 to 2007, he was an Associate Professor in Interventional Radiology with Chung-Ang University Hospital. From 2009 to 2010, he did research for brain tumor treatment with 3-bromopyruvate as a postdoctoral fellowship in Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA. From 2007 to present, he is a Professor in Interventional Radiology with Chung-Ang University Hospital. His research interests include molecular imaging of stem cells and device developments in interventional radiology. He has had two experiences of technology transfer to a company developing medical devices. One is a technique of embolic materials made of chitosan microspheres. The other is a radiofrequency energy-emitting microcatheter and guidewire system.

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Microfluidic-Assisted Fabrication of Flexible and Location Traceable Organo-Motor
In this paper, we fabricate a flexible and location traceable micro-motor, named organo-motor, assisted by microfluidic devices and with high throughput. The organo-motors are composed of organic hydrogel material, poly (ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA), which can provide the flexibility of... Read more