Young-in Kim




Dr. Young-In Kim is a staff gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology at St. Michael’s Hospital, and Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto.

Recent Publications

  1. Farrell, CC, Khanna, S, Hoque, MT, Plaga, A, Basset, N, Syed, I et al.. Low-dose daily folic acid (400 μg) supplementation does not affect regulation of folate transporters found present throughout the terminal ileum and colon of humans: a randomized clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2024;119 (3):809-820. doi: 10.1016/j.ajcnut.2023.12.018. PubMed PMID:38157986 .
  2. Jenkins, DJA, Spence, JD, Giovannucci, EL, Kim, YI, Josse, RG, Vieth, R et al.. Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment: JACC Focus Seminar. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77 (4):423-436. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.09.619. PubMed PMID:33509399 .
  3. Plumptre, L, Tammen, SA, Sohn, KJ, Masih, SP, Visentin, CE, Aufreiter, S et al.. Maternal and Cord Blood Folate Concentrations Are Inversely Associated with Fetal DNA Hydroxymethylation, but Not DNA Methylation, in a Cohort of Pregnant Canadian Women. J Nutr. 2020;150 (2):202-211. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz232. PubMed PMID:31562504 .
  4. Brosnan, JT, Plumptre, L, Brosnan, ME, Pongnopparat, T, Masih, SP, Visentin, CE et al.. Formate concentrations in maternal plasma during pregnancy and in cord blood in a cohort of pregnant Canadian women: relations to genetic polymorphisms and plasma metabolites. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019;110 (5):1131-1137. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz152. PubMed PMID:31350902 PubMed Central PMC6821548.
  5. Beauchemin, CAA, Kim, YI, Yu, Q, Ciaramella, G, DeVincenzo, JP. Uncovering critical properties of the human respiratory syncytial virus by combining in vitro assays and in silico analyses. PLoS One. 2019;14 (4):e0214708. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214708. PubMed PMID:30986239 PubMed Central PMC6464176.
  6. Kim, SJ, Zhang, CXW, Demsky, R, Armel, S, Kim, YI, Narod, SA et al.. Folic acid supplement use and breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a case-control study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019;174 (3):741-748. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-05118-3. PubMed PMID:30603998 .
  7. Barzilay, E, Moon, A, Plumptre, L, Masih, SP, Sohn, KJ, Visentin, CE et al.. Fetal one-carbon nutrient concentrations may be affected by gestational diabetes. Nutr Res. 2018;55 :57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2018.04.010. PubMed PMID:29914628 .
  8. Jenkins, DJA, Spence, JD, Giovannucci, EL, Kim, YI, Josse, R, Vieth, R et al.. Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for CVD Prevention and Treatment. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;71 (22):2570-2584. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.04.020. PubMed PMID:29852980 .
  9. Kim, YI. Folate and cancer: a tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018;107 (2):139-142. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqx076. PubMed PMID:29529163 .
  10. Plumptre, L, Masih, SP, Sohn, KJ, Kim, D, Visentin, CE, Ly, A et al.. Suboptimal maternal and cord plasma pyridoxal 5' phosphate concentrations are uncommon in a cohort of Canadian pregnant women and newborn infants. Matern Child Nutr. 2018;14 (1):. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12467. PubMed PMID:28544455 PubMed Central PMC6866191.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Professor, Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto