Journal of Stem Cell and Transplantation Biology

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Ryang Hwa Lee

Designation : Assistant Professor
University/Organisation : Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Qualification : Ph.D
Biography :  

Ryang Hwa Lee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. Dr. Lee received her B.S. in Microbiology from Pusan National University in 1997. She earned her Ph.D. in Physiology from School of Medicine, Pusan National University in 2003 working with Dr. Jin Sup Jung on the characterization of human adipose & bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). In 2003, she joined the Center for Gene Therapy at Tulane University Health Sciences Center, as a post-doctoral fellow for a continuous study on MSCs with Dr. Darwin Prockop, a pioneer in the MSC field. She came to the Institute for Regenerative Medicine in 2008 as a Research Scientist and joined the faculty of Texas A&M University System Health Science Center in 2009. Currently, her research group focuses on investigating the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms of therapeutic effects of MSCs in animal models of human diseases including sterile inflammation-mediated injury, type 1 diabetes and cancer.