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DBSP Faculty

Yong Woo Lee

Yong Woo Lee, MS, PhD

Associate Professor
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
 
e-mail: ywlee@vt.edu
 
Laboratory of Vascular Biology: http://www.vascular.sbes.vt.edu


Education

1994-1997 Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Taejon, South Korea
1986-1988 M.S., Biochemistry
Yonsei University
Seoul, South Korea
1982-1986 B.S., Applied Biology and Chemistry
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea

Research Interests

  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of inflammatory vascular disease
  • NanoMedicine: Biomedical applications of nanotechnology
     

Professional Experience

2004-present Primary Faculty
School of Biomedical Engineering & Sciences
Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University
2004-2010 Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
2002-2004 Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
University of Kentucky
2001-2002 Research Associate, Neurosurgery
University of Kentucky
1999-2001 Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurosurgery
University of Kentucky
1988-1998 Senior Investigator
Lotte Group R&D Center
Seoul, South Korea

SelectedPublications

  1. Lee YW, Lee WH, Kim PH. Oxidative mechanisms of IL-4-induced IL-6 expression in vascular endothelium. Cytokine. 2010;49:73-79.
  2. Lee YW, Lee WH, Kim PH. Role of NADPH oxidase in interleukin-4-induced monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression in vascular endothelium. Inflammation Research. 2010; 59:755-765.
  3. Lee YW, Kim PH, Lee WH, Hirani AA. Interleukin-4, oxidative stress, vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis. Biomolecules & Therapeutics. 2010;18:135-144.
  4. Hogan S, Chung H, Zhang L, Li J, Lee YW, Dai Y, Zhou K. Antiproliferative and antioxidant properties of anthocyanin-rich extract from Açai. Food Chemistry. 2010;118:208-214.
  5. Lee WH, Sonntag WE, Mitschelen M, Yan H, Lee YW. Irradiation induces regionally specific alterations in pro-inflammatory environments in rat brain. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 2010;86:132-144.
  6. Lee WH, Sonntag WE, Lee YW. Aging attenuates radiation-induced expression of pro-inflammatory mediators in rat brain. Neuroscience Letters. 2010;476:89-93.
  7. Roman M, Dong S, Hirani A, Lee YW. Cellulose nanocrystals for drug delivery. In: Polysaccharide Materials: Performance by Design, Edgar KJ, Heinze T, Buchanan C. Eds., ACS Symposium Series, American Chemical Society. 2009;1017:81-91.
  8. Lee WH, Kang S, Vlachos PP, Lee YW. A novel in vitro ischemia/reperfusion injury model. Archives of Pharmacal Research. 2009;32:421-429.
  9. Hong JH, Omur-Ozbek P, Stanek BT, Dietrich AM, Duncan SE, Lee YW, Lesser G. Taste and odor abnormalities in cancer patients. Journal of Supportive Oncology. 2009;7:58-65.
  10. Sharp LA, Lee YW, Goldstein AS. Effect of low-frequency pulsatile flow on expression of osteoblastic genes by bone marrow stromal cells. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2009;37: 445-453.