Taewoong Choi, MD

Medical Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail 2400 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, DUMC Box 3961, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-1002
Email address taewoong.choi@duke.edu

Based on my prior experience in basic/translational immunology research and clinical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, I am interested in early phase clinical protocols for novel immunotherapy of hematologic malignancies.

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow on T32 Training Grant, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2017
  • BMT Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2015 - 2016
  • Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012 - 2015
  • Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Luke's Memorial Hospital Center, 2009 - 2012
  • M.D., Seoul National University, 2002


Diwakar, D, Choi, T, Tawbi, TH, and Kirkwood, JM. "RE: Differential influence of vemurafenib and dabrafenib on patients' lymphocytes despite similar clinical efficacy in melanoma." Annals of Oncology 25, no. 8 (August 1, 2014): 1670-1671.

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Choi, T, Ferris, ST, Matsumoto, N, Poursine-Laurent, J, and Yokoyama, WM. "Ly49-Dependent NK Cell Licensing and Effector Inhibition Involve the Same Interaction Site on MHC Ligands." Journal of Immunology 186, no. 7 (January 4, 2011): 3911-3917.


Yoo, JH, Jang, SA, and Choi, T. "Sociocultural Determinants of Negative Emotions Among Dementia Caregivers in the United States and in Korea: A Content Analysis of Online Support Groups." Howard Journal of Communications 21, no. 1 (January 29, 2010): 1-19.

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Kim, S, Sunwoo, JB, Yang, L, Choi, T, Song, Y-J, French, AR, Vlahiotis, A, Piccirillo, JF, Cella, M, Colonna, M, Mohanakumar, T, Hsu, KC, Dupont, B, and Yokoyama, WM. "HLA alleles determine differences in human natural killer cell responsiveness and potency." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, no. 8 (February 26, 2008): 3053-3058.

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