Sun Woo Sophie Kang, Ph.D.

Sun Woo Sophie Kang, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch


Dr. Kang received her Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors) from The University of Sydney. She completed her Ph.D. in Medicine at The University of Sydney under the supervision of Professor Victoria C. Cogger, where she studied the role of lipid droplets in the maintenance of energy homeostasis and the impact of ageing during polarization in primary hepatocytes cultured in collagen sandwich configuration.  In 2019, Dr. Kang joined Dr. Natalie Porat-Shliom's laboratory at the NCI.

Areas of Expertise

Lipid Metabolism
Liver Physiology