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Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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photo Jeongkyung Lee, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-648-9770

Office: 200 Lothrop Street
W1055 BST
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-9770
Fax: 412-648-3290
Administrative Assistant:
Emily Welsh
Address: 200 Lothrop Street
W1026 Biomedical Science Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-9770
Fax: 412-648-3290
Education and Training
Bachelor of Agriculture, Catholic University of Daegu, Gyeongsan-shi, Korea, 1997
Master of Agriculture, Catholic University of Daegu, Gyeongsan-shi, Korea, 1999
Doctor of Philosophy, Agriculture and Environmental Biology, University of Tokyo, 2003
Postdoctoral Associate, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, Baylor Collefe of Medicine, 2012
Research Interest
Dr. Lee has worked over the years on the understanding of the important issues by creating a mouse model to test the effect of disrupting the biological clock and studying its effects on metabolism and specifically at pancreatic islet function.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Circadian Clock and Beta Cell Stress Adaptation
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Disease
Grant Number: R01 DK097160
Start Year: 2018
End Year: 2019