Yoon-Kwang Lee, Ph.D.

Yoon-Kwang Lee Ph.D.

Phone: 330.325.6415
Email: ylee3@neomed.edu

Room: F-344
Hours: By appointment

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Academic Title(s)

  • Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Medical Sciences

Administrative Title(s)

  • Chair, Radiation Safety Committee


Dr. Yoon-Kwang Lee is a faculty member at NEOMED, College of Medicine, Department of Integrative Medical Sciences. Dr. Lee received a Ph.D. from the Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He did a postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School and at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to joining NEOMED, he was an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Physiology Society and serves as an Editorial Board member for International Journal of Cardiology.

Area of Expertise/Research Interests

  • Physiological function of the orphan nuclear hormone receptor SHP in metabolic homeastasis
  • Role of a novel transcriptional repressor Hes6 in non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers University, 1995
  • M.S., Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Korea, 1987
  • B.S., Food Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea, 1985


  • Molecules to Cells

Academic & Professional Activities

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Physiology Society
  • Editorial Board member: International Journal of Cardiology


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