Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Byeong-Chel Lee, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology/Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Office: University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
5150 Centre Avenue, Cancer Pavilion, 1A-106
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
 
Phone: 412-623-2285
Fax:
E-mail: leeb4@upmc.edu

Education
B.A., Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, 1986
M.Sc., Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, 1988
Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1998

Training
Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2000
Senior Research Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2003
Instructor, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2005

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Hematopoietic stem cell senescence
Breast cancer metastasis
Cancer stem cells
 

Profile
Our current research focuses on molecular mechanisms of hematopoietic stem cell senescence and breast cancer cell metastasis.

Recent Grants
Title: Purinergic Receptors in Quiescence and Localization of Leukemic Stem Cells.
Role: PI
Amount:
Funding Agency: Department of Defense
Start Year: 2009
End Year: 2014

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