SOYEON KIM

FRONTIER SCIENCES

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Dr. Kim of Frontier Science Foundation is a biostatistician with more than 20 years of experience working in collaborative research in infectious diseases. She has served as a senior statistician on a number of ongoing and completed trials, including IMPAACT P1041, a Phase III trial which evaluated the efficacy of primary isoniazid preventive therapy for prevention of TB in children born to women with HIV. She is a senior statistician on several TB trials conducted by IMPAACT and ACTG. She began a highly productive collaboration with the Rutgers team while on the faculty at UMDNJ/Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Her research focus for over more than 15 years now has been fighting TB through collaborative research through the conduct of clinical trials of preventive and therapeutic treatments and evaluating diagnostics and the conduct of observational studies that help elucidate bacterial and host factors associated with transmission and treatment efficacy. She has participated in research capacity building around biostatistics, data management and bioinformatics since completing her doctoral training and postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health. Having lived a number of years in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa while after finishing her training while subsequent work at the Harvard School of Public Health makes her an ideal collaborator for multi-national, multi-disciplinary TB research. Dr. Kim is co-investigator and senior statistician for FEND-TB.