6-9 September 2018 | Kaohsiung, Taiwan

20th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress

6-9 September 2018 | Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Gun-il Im

Professor in Department of Orthopaedics - Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital

Dr. Gun-Il Im, M.D., Ph.D is the current President of Korean Society for Cartilage and Osteoarthritis, President-Elect of International Combined Orthopaedic Reasearch Societies (ICORS), President-Elect of Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM),Vice-president of Korean Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society (KTERMS) and Member at Large of Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI).

Dr. Im is currently Professor in Department of Orthopaedics, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea.

Dr. Im received his M.D in Seoul National University in 1988 and finished his training as an orthopaedic surgeon at Seoul National University Hospital in 1993. He then obtained his Ph.D. degree in Korea University in 1999. Dr. Im began his academic career as an Assistant Professor at Dept. of Orthopaedics, Hallym University Hospital in 1996 and moved to Dept. of Orthopaedics, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital in 2006 and has been working in the institution until now.

Dr. Im has been working on the field of stem cell and tissue regeneration of musculoskeletal system since 1996. He has published 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers in international journals and holds 15 national and international patents. He has accumulated rich knowledge in the research on the regeneration of bone and cartilage regeneration.