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Jong Woo Lee, PhD

Research Scientist, Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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Jong Woo Lee, PhD

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    333 Cedar Street, NSB286

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Jong Woo Lee, PhD is a Research Scientist at the Yale Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine. He has expertise on numerous innovative techniques covering cancer biology, pharmacology, metabolism and in vivo preclinical evaluation of therapeutics including targeted therapy and immuno-oncology. His research has mainly been focusing on translational cancer research by demonstrated combinational therapeutics utilizing mitosis (AURKA)/cell cycle checkpoint (WEE1) inhibition in TP53-mutated/HPV-negative head/neck cancer, and MEK/immune checkpoint (PD-1/PD-L1) inhibition in KRAS-mutated non-small cell lung cancer to pursue development of novel mechanisms and innovative therapeutics approach to treat these devastating diseases.

Education & Training

  • Associate Research Scientist
    Yale Cancer Center (2021)
  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (2012)
  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Boston University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar
    Penn state Hershey Cancer Institute (2010)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (2008)
  • Teaching Assistant
    The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine (2007)
  • PhD
    Catholic University Medical College, Pathology/Cancer Biology (2007)

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