Dr. Lee is a professor and chairman of department of pediatrics, Hanyang University Medical Center. He earned his degree of M.D. and Ph.D. at Hanyang University College of Medicine. He got postgraduate researcher course in the field of pediatric hematology and stem cell transplantation at the UCLA Medical Center. His major fields are pediatric hematology, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and stem cell biology including stem cell homing. He performed the first successful cord blood transplantation (CBT) for child with relapsed acute leukemia at 1998 in Korea. Since then, he established infrastructures of CBT regarding banking guidelines for CB as well as clinical guideline for CBT. Furthermore, he performed the pioneering works for legislation for CB act in Korea. Recently, he has tried the application of mononuclear cells of CB and mobilized peripheral blood stem cells as cell therapeutics for refractory neurologic diseases.
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Stem Cell, Homing Cord, Blood Cell Therapy