Nahyoung Grace Lee, M.D.

Language

English, Spanish, Korean

Research Summary

Center/Research Area Affiliations

Research Summary

Dr. Lee’s research interests include orbital disease and tumors, thyroid eye disease, angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. She is particularly interested in studying the potential role of lymphatics in thyroid eye disease. She is also involved in developing a mouse model of orbital inflammation.

Selected Publications

For a full publication list, please see her CV.

Wong LL, Lee NG, Amarnani D, Choi CJ, Bielenberg DR, Freitag SK, D'Amore PA, Kim LA. Orbital Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Thyroid Eye Disease: An Analysis of Vascular Growth Factors with Clinical Correlation. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]. Co-first author.

Chen X, Bleier BS, Lefebvre DR, Lee NG. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa: A Masquerader in Sino-Orbital Infections. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep 21.

Choi CJ, Gilber AL, Lee NG. Radioactive Iodine Therapy and Thyroid Eye Disease From an Ophthalmologist’s Perspective. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2015 Fall;55(4):63-72.

Lee NG, Kim LA, Freitag SK. The role of genetics in the pathogenesis of periocular cutaneous neoplasms: implications for targeted therapy. Semin Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep-Nov;28(5-6):267-74.

Lee NG, Berry JL, Lee TC, Wang AT, Honowitz S, Murphree AL, Varshney N, Hinton D, Fawzi AA. Sonoporation enhances chemotherapeutic efficacy in retinoblastoma cells in vitro. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 June 1;52(6):3868-73.

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Biosketch

Education

2006: MD, Johns Hopkins University

Postgraduate Training

2007-2010
Ophthalmology Resident, University of Southern California/Doheny Eye Institute

2010-2011
Ophthalmic Pathology/Oncology Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University/Casey Eye Institute

2011-2014
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow, Harvard Medical School/Mass. Eye and Ear

Honors

2003: Research Scholar Award, National Science Foundation

2006: Harold Lamport Student research Award, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

2009: National Eye Institute Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

2010: Doheny Eye Institute Medical Knowledge Award

2012: Resident/Fellow Research Form, Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology

2013: Fellow of the year Teaching Award, Mass. Eye and Ear

2013-2014: Heed Fellow, Heed Foundation