Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4501

Research Bio

Dr. Lee's research interest is in the signal transduction effects on androgen receptor.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Busch Memorial Fellowship | Rutgers University 1986 - 1988
Honored Student Award | Yonsei University 1976 - 1978

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 50 available »

2014 Sep
Huang CK, Luo J, Lee SO, Chang C. "Concise review: androgen receptor differential roles in stem/progenitor cells including prostate, embryonic, stromal, and hematopoietic lineages." Stem cells. 2014 Sep; 32(9):2299-308.
2014 Jun 19
Chang C, Lee SO, Yeh S, Chang TM. "Androgen receptor (AR) differential roles in hormone-related tumors including prostate, bladder, kidney, lung, breast and liver." Oncogene. 2014 Jun 19; 33(25):3225-34. Epub 2013 Jul 22.
2014 Jun
Lin SJ, Lee SO, Lee YF, Miyamoto H, Yang DR, Li G, Chang C. "TR4 nuclear receptor functions as a tumor suppressor for prostate tumorigenesis via modulation of DNA damage/repair system." Carcinogenesis. 2014 Jun; 35(6):1399-406. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
2014 Jun
Huang CK, Pang H, Wang L, Niu Y, Luo J, Chang E, Sparks JD, Lee SO, Chang C. "New therapy via targeting androgen receptor in monocytes/macrophages to battle atherosclerosis." Hypertension. 2014 Jun; 63(6):1345-53. Epub 2014 Mar 31.
2014 May 22
Luo J, Ok Lee S, Liang L, Huang CK, Li L, Wen S, Chang C. "Infiltrating bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells increase prostate cancer stem cell population and metastatic ability via secreting cytokines to suppress androgen receptor signaling." Oncogene. 2014 May 22; 33(21):2768-78. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Current Appointments

Research Associate Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Molecular Biology | Rutgers State University1989
MS | Biochemistry | Korea-Yonsei University1980
BS | Biochemistry | Korea-Yonsei University1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Research at Asan Life Science Research Center, Seoul, Korea 1993
Predoctoral Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers University 1989
Research in M.S. program, Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University 1980