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Min Lee, Ph.D.
Min Lee, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials, and Hospital Dentistry
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 825-4420

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Min Lee’s research focuses on developing scaffolding/delivery systems for cancer treatment and tissue regeneration. Specific areas of interest are targeted nanoparticles for non-viral gene delivery, biomimetic scaffolding systems and tissue engineering of maxillofacial tissues.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Lee M, Siu RK, Ting K, Wu BM. Effect of Nell-1 delivery on chondrocyte proliferation and cartilaginous extracellular matrix deposition. Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 May;16(5):1791-800.

Lee M, Li W, Siu RK, Whang J, Zhang X, Soo C, Ting K, Wu BM. Biomimetic apatite-coated alginate/chitosan microparticles as osteogenic protein carriers. Biomaterials. 2009 Oct;30(30):6094-101. Epub 2009 Aug 11.

Lee M, Wu BM, Dunn JC. Effect of scaffold architecture and pore size on smooth muscle cell growth. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2008 Dec 15;87(4):1010-6.

Lee M, Chen TT, Iruela-Arispe ML, Wu BM, Dunn JC. Modulation of protein delivery from modular polymer scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2007 Apr;28(10):1862-70. Epub 2006 Dec 20.

Lee M, Dunn JC, Wu BM. Scaffold fabrication by indirect three-dimensional printing. Biomaterials. 2005 Jul;26(20):4281-9.