Brian Kim (IMAGE) Washington University School of Medicine Caption Brian S. Kim, MD, examines eczema patient Casey Richards. Kim has found that boosting the number of natural killer cells in the blood is a possible treatment strategy for the skin condition and also may help with related health problems, such as asthma. Credit Huy Mach Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.