Hyunjoo Lee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Ophthalmology
General Ophthalmology

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
PhD, Boston University School of Medicine

Hyunjoo Lee, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Boston University School of Medicine and the Attending Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Boston University Eye Associates. Before being appointed as an assistant professor, Dr. Lee completed her residency at the Boston University Medical Center and is licensed in both Massachusetts and California. Currently, she mentors four students and serves as a member of six professional societies including the New England Ophthalmologic Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Cornea Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She is conducting three studies and receives the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Foundation Research grant for her paper titled "The role of Thrombospondin 1 in inflammatory ocular surface disease".

Projects for the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2019 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Stephen P. Christiansen, MD
Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc.

Exploring the Use of Adult Neural Crest Stem Cells Derived from Non-Ocular Sources to Treat Corneal Endothelial Disease
10/01/2014 - 11/30/2015 (PI)
The William M. Wood Foundation

Zoster Eye Disease Study: A multi-center, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical …
09/07/2017 - 09/07/2020 (PI)
New York University NIH-NEI

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Wu K, Lee HJ, Desai MA. Risk factors for early onset elevated intraocular pressure after pterygium surgery. Clin Ophthalmol. 2018; 12:1539-1547.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30197500.
  2. Bryant T, Lee HJ. To the Editor. Cornea. 2017 03; 36(3):e6-e7. PMID: 28098660; DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001119;.
  3. Lee HJ, Munir WM. Reply. Cornea. 2017 Mar; 36(3):e10-e11. PMID: 28141744; DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001152;.
  4. Lee HJ, Munir WM. Eventual Endothelial Failure After Initial Corneal Clearing After a Detached Endothelial Graft in Fuchs Dystrophy. Cornea. 2017 Feb; 36(2):241-243. PMID: 28060074; DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001081;.
  5. Suaiti L, Al-Haseni A, Lee H, Sahni D. Iris mammillations in a pair of twins with Cowden syndrome. JAAD Case Rep. 2016 Jul; 2(4):323-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27570815; PMCID: PMC4992003; DOI: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2016.07.004;.
  6. Lee HJ, Colby KA. A review of the clinical and genetic aspects of aniridia. Semin Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep-Nov; 28(5-6):306-12. PMID: 24138039; DOI: 10.3109/08820538.2013.825293;.
  7. Hamill CE, Bozorg S, Peggy Chang HY, Lee H, Sayegh RR, Shukla AN, Chodosh J. Corneal alkali burns: a review of the literature and proposed protocol for evaluation and treatment. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013; 53(4):185-94. PMID: 24088945; DOI: 10.1097/IIO.0b013e31829ceefa;.
  8. Lee HJ, Pazin DE, Kahlon RS, Correa SM, Albrecht KH. Novel markers of early ovarian pre-granulosa cells are expressed in an Sry-like pattern. Dev Dyn. 2009 Apr; 238(4):812-25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19301398; PMCID: PMC3100217; DOI: 10.1002/dvdy.21902;.
  9. Thiagalingam S, Cheng KH, Lee HJ, Mineva N, Thiagalingam A, Ponte JF. Histone deacetylases: unique players in shaping the epigenetic histone code. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Mar; 983:84-100.View Related Profiles. PMID: 12724214.
  10. Thiagalingam S, Foy RL, Cheng KH, Lee HJ, Thiagalingam A, Ponte JF. Loss of heterozygosity as a predictor to map tumor suppressor genes in cancer: molecular basis of its occurrence. Curr Opin Oncol. 2002 Jan; 14(1):65-72.View Related Profiles. PMID: 11790983.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Molecular Biology
Refractive Surgery
Corneal Transplants
Fuchs Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy
Corneal Infections
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