Dr. Seock-Ah Im is the Director of the Cancer Research Institute at Seoul National University and the Chair for the Scientific Committee of Korean Society of Medical Oncology (KSMO). She obtained her MD, MS, and PhD at Ewha Womans University, and is currently a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Seoul National University.
Her clinical work focuses on the development of tailored therapy through translational research and clinical trials. She has been involved in early phase clinical trials of DNA damage repair inhibitors and HER-2 targeting agents to test novel anticancer agents incorporating translational research. She also participates in many pivotal phase III clinical trials for breast cancer and gastric cancer.