U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Christopher Koh

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Tel: 301-443-9402
Email: kohchris@mail.nih.gov

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  • Gastroenterology FellowshipUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine, NIDDK, NIH2010-2013 
  • Hepatology FellowshipNIDDK, NIH2007-2010
  • Chief Medical ResidentHarbor Hospital2006-2007
  • Internal Medicine ResidencyHarbor Hospital2004-2007
  • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare AdministrationSeton Hall University1998-2000
  • M.H.Sc.Duke University School of Medicine2008-2012
  • M.D.Saba University School of Medicine2000-2004

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Christopher Koh, M.D. M.H.Sc.

Staff Clinician, Liver Diseases BranchLiver Diseases Virology Section
Specialties: Translational Research


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Svidritskiy E, Brilot AF, Koh CS, Grigorieff N, Korostelev AA. Structures of Yeast 80S Ribosome-tRNA Complexes in the Rotated and Nonrotated Conformations. Structure. 22 (8):1210-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koh CS, Kang M, Usherwood T. I demand to be treated as the person I am': experiences of accessing primary health care for Australian adults who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer. Sex Health. 11 (3):258-64. [Full Text/Abstract]
Heller T, Rotman Y, Koh C, Clark S, Haynes-Williams V, Chang R, McBurney R, Schmid P, Albrecht J, Kleiner DE, Ghany MG, Liang TJ, Hoofnagle JH. Long-term therapy of chronic delta hepatitis with peginterferon alfa. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jul; 40 (1):93-104. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yunos NY, Tan WS, Koh CL, Sam CK, Mohamad NI, Tan PW, Adrian TG, Yin WF, Chan KG. Pseudomonas cremoricolorata Strain ND07 Produces N-acyl Homoserine Lactones as Quorum Sensing Molecules. Sensors (Basel). 14 (7):11595-11604. [Full Text/Abstract]
Takizawa S, Kaneyama T, Tsugane S, Takeichi N, Yanagisawa S, Ichikawa M, Yagita H, Kim BS, Koh CS. Role of the Programmed Death-1 (PD-1) pathway in regulation of Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus-induced demyelinating disease. J Neuroimmunol. [Full Text/Abstract]
Mehta A, Ramachandra CJ, Sequiera GL, Sudibyo Y, Nandihalli M, Yong PJ, Koh CH, Shim W. Phasic Modulation of Wnt Signaling Enhances Cardiac Differentiation in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells by Recapitulating Developmental Ontogeny. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1843 (11):2394-2402. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hoon JL, Li HY, Koh CG. POPX2 phosphatase regulates cell polarity and centrosome placement. Cell Cycle. 13 (15). [Full Text/Abstract]
Sakiani S, Koh C, Heller T. Understanding The Presence of False Positive Antibodies in Acute Hepatitis. J Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 18. [Full Text/Abstract]
Lee BR, Koh CA, Sum AK. Quantitative measurement and mechanisms for CH4 production from hydrates with the injection of liquid CO2.. Phys Chem Chem Phys. [Full Text/Abstract]
Parkin IA, Koh C, Tang H, Robinson SJ, Kagale S, Clarke WE, Town CD, Nixon J, Krishnakumar V, Bidwell SL, Denoeud F, Belcram H, Links MG, Just J, Clarke C, Bender T, Huebert T, Mason AS, Pires JC, Barker G, Moore J, Walley PG, Manoli S, Batley J, Edwards D, Nelson MN, Wang X, Paterson AH, King G, Bancroft I, Chalhoub B, Sharpe AG. Transcriptome and methylome profiling reveals relics of genome dominance in the mesopolyploid Brassica oleracea. Genome Biol. 2014 Jun 10; 15 (6):R77. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koh CS, Brilot AF, Grigorieff N, Korostelev AA. Taura syndrome virus IRES initiates translation by binding its tRNA-mRNA-like structural element in the ribosomal decoding center. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. [Full Text/Abstract]
Tan ES, Koh C, Law HY, Tan GP, Lai AH, Ng IS. Haemoglobin E-beta Thalassaemia in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2014 Jun; 43 (6):331-3. [Full Text/Abstract]
Harris-Hayes M, Steger-May K, Koh C, Royer NK, Graci V, Salsich GB. Classification of lower extremity movement patterns based on visual assessment: reliability and correlation with 2-dimensional video analysis. J Athl Train. 2014 Jun; 49 (3):304-10. [Full Text/Abstract]
Sananes N, Favre R, Koh CJ, Zaloszyc A, Braun MC, Roth DR, Moog R, Becmeur F, Belfort MA, Ruano R. Urological fistulas after fetal cystoscopic laser ablation of posterior urethral valves - surgical technical aspects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koo B, Lee HG, Nam Y, Kang H, Koh CS, Shin HC, Choi S. A Hybrid NIRS-EEG System for Self-Paced Brain Computer Interface with Online Motor Imagery. J Neurosci Methods. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koh CH, Lee HS, Chung SK. Effect of topical epigallocatechin gallate on corneal neovascularization in rabbits. Cornea. 33 (5):527-32. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kagale S, Koh C, Nixon J, Bollina V, Clarke WE, Tuteja R, Spillane C, Robinson SJ, Links MG, Clarke C, Higgins EE, Huebert T, Sharpe AG, Parkin IA. The emerging biofuel crop Camelina sativa retains a highly undifferentiated hexaploid genome structure. Nat Commun. 2014 Apr 23; 5 :3706. [Full Text/Abstract]
Gan SH, Khinmar KW, Barkham TM, Koh CK, Shen L, Wang YT, Chee CB. Interferon-γ responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigens in diabetes mellitus. Eur Respir J. [Full Text/Abstract]
Said EA, Al-Yafei F, Zadjali F, Hasson SS, Al-Balushi MS, Al-Mahruqi S, Koh CY, Al-Naamani K, Al-Busaidi JZ, Idris MA, Balkhair A, Al-Jabri AA. Association of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in TLR7 (Gln11Leu) and TLR9 (1635A/G) with a Higher CD4T Cell Count During HIV Infection. Immunol Lett. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koh CY, Kim JE, Wetzel AB, de van der Schueren WJ, Shibata S, Ranade RM, Liu J, Zhang Z, Gillespie JR, Buckner FS, Verlinde CL, Fan E, Hol WG. Structures of Trypanosoma brucei Methionyl-tRNA Synthetase with Urea-Based Inhibitors Provide Guidance for Drug Design against Sleeping Sickness. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 8 (4):e2775. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koon YL, Koh CG, Chiam KH. Computational modeling reveals optimal strategy for kinase transport by microtubules to nerve terminals. PLoS One. 01 Apr 2014; 9 (4):e92437. [Full Text/Abstract]
Koh C, Liang TJ. What is the future of ribavirin therapy for hepatitis C?. Antiviral Res. 2014 Apr; 104 :34-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Prybutok GL, Koh C, Prybutok VR. A content relevance model for social media health information. Comput Inform Nurs. 2014 Apr; 32 (4):189-200. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow WZ, Nizam S, Ong LY, Ng KT, Chan KG, Takebe Y, Koh C, Kamarulzaman A, Tee KK. Genome Sequence of a Complex HIV-1 Unique Recombinant Form Involving CRF01_AE, Subtype B, and Subtype B' Identified in Malaysia. Genome Announc. 2014 Mar 27; 2 (2). [Full Text/Abstract]
Tomiki H, Kaneyama T, Kobayashi K, Inaba Y, Ichikawa M, Yagita H, Kim BS, Koh CS. Therapeutic effect of anti-αv integrin mAb on Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus-induced demyelinating disease. J Neuroimmunol. 268 (1-2):25-34. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hidaka Y, Inaba Y, Matsuda K, Itoh M, Kaneyama T, Nakazawa Y, Koh CS, Ichikawa M. Cytokine production profiles in chronic relapsing-remitting experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis: IFN-γ and TNF-α are important participants in the first attack but not in the relapse. J Neurol Sci. [Full Text/Abstract]
Al-Mahruqi SH, Zadjali F, Beja-Pereira A, Koh CY, Balkhair A, Al-Jabri AA. Genetic diversity and prevalence of CCR2-CCR5 gene polymorphisms in the Omani population. Genet Mol Biol. 37 (1):7-14. [Full Text/Abstract]
Warrier S, Hwang S, Koh CE, Shepherd H, Mak C, Carmalt H, Solomon M. Preservation or division of the intercostobrachial nerve in axillary dissection for breast cancer: Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Breast. [Full Text/Abstract]
Phang HQ, Hoon JL, Lai SK, Zeng Y, Chiam KH, Li HY, Koh CG. POPX2 phosphatase regulates the KIF3 kinesin motor complex. J Cell Sci. 127 (Pt 4):727-39. [Full Text/Abstract]
Harris-Hayes M, Steger-May K, Koh C, Royer NK, Graci V, Salsich GB. Classification of Lower Extremity Movement Patterns Based on Visual Assessment: Reliability and Correlation With 2-Dimensional Video Analysis. J Athl Train. [Full Text/Abstract]