Taewoong Choi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt St Suite 5000, DUMC Box 3961, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-1000
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 (South Korea), 2002

Publications

Choi, Taewoong, In Young Choi, Kyungdo Han, Su-Min Jeong, Jung Eun Yoo, Sang Youl Rhee, Yong-Gyu Park, and Dong Wook Shin. “Lipid Level, Lipid Variability, and Risk of Multiple Myeloma: A Nationwide Population-Based Study of 3,527,776 Subjects.” Cancers (Basel) 13, no. 3 (January 31, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13030540.

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Jeong, Su-Min, Taewoong Choi, Dahye Kim, Kyungdo Han, Seok Jin Kim, Sang Youl Rhee, Edward L. Giovannucci, and Dong Wook Shin. “Association between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level and risk of hematologic malignancy.” Leukemia, December 2, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41375-020-01081-5.

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33268820
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Smith, Patrick, Jillian C. Thompson, Elena Perea, Brian Wasserman, Lauren Bohannon, Alessandro Racioppi, Taewoong Choi, et al. “Clinical and Neuroimaging Correlates of Post-Transplant Delirium.” Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 26, no. 12 (December 2020): 2323–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2020.09.016.

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32961373
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Maung, Ko, Nelson Jen An Chao, Kelly Corbet, Ashley Morris Engemann, Cristina Gasparetto, Mitchell Horwitz, Yubin Kang, et al. “CLO20-049: Retrospective Study of Safety and Toxicity Profile Comparison for Propylene Glycol-Free Melphalan (Evomela®) and Generic Melphalan.” In Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 18:CLO20-049. Harborside Press, LLC, 2020. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2019.7412.

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Smith, Patrick J., Meagan Lew, Yen P. Lowder, Kristi Romero, Jill Thompson, Lauren Bohannen, Alyssa Pittman, et al. “Cognitive Impairment in Candidates for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.” In Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 26:S241–S241. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Ramalingam, Sendhilnathan, Sharareh Siamakpour-Reihani, Lauren Bohannon, Yi Ren, Alexander Sibley, Andrew Nixon, Jing Lyu, et al. “Phase II Trial of Pasireotide to Prevent GI Toxicity and Acute Gvhd in Allogeneic HSCT.” In Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 26:S48–49. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Maung, Ko, Sendhilnathan Ramalingam, Mohammad Chaudhry, Yi Ren, Sin-Ho Jung, Kristi Romero, Kelly Corbet, et al. “Pre-transplant hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) is associated with chronic graft-vs-host disease but not mortality.” Plos One 15, no. 9 (2020): e0238824. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238824.

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32915853
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Giri, Vinay K., Kristin G. Kegerreis, Yi Ren, Lauren M. Bohannon, Erica Lobaugh-Jin, Julia A. Messina, Anita Matthews, et al. “Daily Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing Reduces the Rate of Bloodstream Infections in Adults Undergoing Inpatient Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.” In Blood, 134:2210–2210. American Society of Hematology, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2019-122272.

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Maung, Ko Ko Ko, Mohammad Chaudhry, Yi Ren, Sin-Ho Jung, Kristi M. Romero, Kelly Corbet, Nelson J. Chao, et al. “Pre-Transplant Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver) Predicts Chronic Graft-Vs-Host Disease but Does Not Affect Mortality.” In Blood, 134:5731–5731. American Society of Hematology, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2019-121830.

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Bohannon, Lauren M., Kristin M. Page, Yi Ren, Sin-Ho Jung, Vinay K. Giri, Meagan V. Lew, Matthew Kelly, et al. “Decreased Mortality after the First Year of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant in Recipients of Umbilical Cord Blood Vs. Matched Related or Matched Unrelated Donors.” In Blood, 134:4613–4613. American Society of Hematology, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2019-126906.

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