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Bong Lee, PhD

The research of Bong Lee, PhD, focuses on targeted immuno-chemotherapy using nanotechnology, as well as development of imaging and diagnostic agents using nanoparticles. Additionally, Lee focuses on immune and stem cell therapy for brain tumors, cancer stem cell (CSC) and its microenvironment in brain tumors, cancer stem cell specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, cancer stem cell signaling, mechanisms of cancer invasions, and cancer stem cell specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

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  • Undergraduate: Technical University of Darmstadt, 1994
  • Master's: Technical University of Darmstadt, 1997
  • Doctorate: University of Regensburg, 2000

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  • Lee BS, Amano T, Wang HQ, Pantoja JL, Yoon CW, Hanson CJ, Amatya R, Yen A, Black KL, Yu JS. Reactive oxygen species sensitive nanoprodrug of camptothecin to treat intracranial glioblastoma. ACS Nano. 2013;7(4):3061-3077.
  • Clond MA, Lee BS, Yu JJ, Singer MB, Amano T, Lamb AW, Drazin D, Kateb B, Ley EJ, Yu JS. Reactive oxygen species-activated nanoprodrug of ibuprofen for targeting traumatic brain injury in mice. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e61819.
  • Lee BS, Yoon CW, Osipov A, Moghavem N, Nwachokor D, Amatya R, Na R, Pantoja JL, Pham MD, Black KL, et al. Nanoprodrugs of NSAIDs: preparation and characterization of flufenamic acid nanoprodrugs. J Drug Deliv. 2011;2011:980720.
  • Lee BS, Nalla AK, Stock IR, Shear TC, Black KL, Yu JS. Oxidative stimuli-responsive nanoprodrug of camptothecin kills glioblastoma cells. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2010;20(17):5262-5268.
  • Lee BS, Yuan X, Xu Q, Ko MK, Nalla AK, Frankiel I, Shear T, Black KL, Yu JS. Nanoprodrugs of NSAIDs inhibit the growth of U87-MG Glioma cells. J Nanomaterials. 2010;2010:583970.
  • Lee BS, Yuan X, Xu Q, McLafferty FS, Petersen BA, Collette JC, Black KL, Yu JS. Stimuli-responsive antioxidant nanoprodrugs of NSAIDs. Int J Pharm. 2009;372(1-2)112-124.
  • Lee BS, Yuan X, Xu Q, McLafferty FS, Petersen BA, Collette JC, Black KL, Yu JS. Preparation and characterization of antioxidant nanospheres from multiple alpha-lipoic acid-containing compounds. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2009;19(6)1678-1681.

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