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Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7288 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: sjlee@wakehealth.edu

Additional Languages

Korean

Education & Training

  • B.S., Korea-Hannam University, 1998
  • M.S., Korea-Hannam University, 2000
  • Ph.D., Korea-Hanyang University, 2003
  • Fellowship, Childrens Hospital Of Boston, 2003
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 2006
Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds; Polyesters; Stem Cells; Biocompatible Materials
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7288 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: sjlee@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Combination of small RNAs for skeletal muscle regeneration. Kim N, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee SJ.. FASEB J. 2016;30(3):1198-1206.

A 3D bioprinting system to produce human-scale tissue constructs with structural integrity. Kang HW, Lee SJ, Ko IK, Kengla C, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Nat Biotechnol. 2016;34(3):312-319.

Pore size impacts hypertropic scarring-related outcomes in 3D printed polyurethane scaffolds [abstract]. Lorden E, Ramchal T, Chandra P, Bashirov L, Ibrahim MM, Hammett E, Klitzman B, Yoo J, Levison H, Lee S, Leong K.. Wound Repair Regen. 2016;24(2):A16-A17.

Engineered small diameter vascular grafts by combining cell sheet engineering and electrospinning technology. Ahn H, Ju YM, Takahashi H, Williams DF, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ, Okano T, Atala A.. Acta Biomater. 2015;16():14-22.

Production of tissue engineered digits and limbs. Atala AJ, Yoo JJ, Grace L, Lim G, Lee SJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9,039,782. 2015 May 26. 2015;():.

A 3D bioprinted complex structure for engineering the muscle-tendon unit. Merceron TK, Burt M, Seol YJ, Kang HW, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Biofabrication. 2015;7(3):035003.

A novel tissue-engineered trachea with a mechanical behavior similar to native trachea. Park JH, Hong JM, Ju YM, Jung JW, Kang HW, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Kim SW, Kim SH, Cho DW.. Biomaterials. 2015;62():106-115.

Synthetic extracellular microenvironment for modulating stem cell behaviors. Chandra P, Lee SJ.. Biomark Insights. 2015;10(Suppl 1):105-116.

Functional recovery of denervated muscle by neurotization using nerve guidance channels. Kang SB, Ju YM, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2015;9(7):838-846.

A hydrogel bioink toolkit for mimicking native tissue biochemical and mechanical properties in bioprinted tissue constructs. Skardal A, Devarasetty M, Kang HW, Mead I, Bishop C, Shupe T, Lee SJ, Jackson J, Yoo J, Soker S, Atala A.. Acta Biomater. 2015;25():24-34.

CD133 antibody conjugation to decellularized human heart valves intended for circulating cell capture. Vossler JD, Min Ju Y, Williams JK, Goldstein S, Hamlin J, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Biomed Mater. 2015;10(5):055001.

Bioprinting of organoids. Kengla C, Atala A, Lee SJ. In: Atala A, Yoo JJ, eds. Essentials of 3D biofabrication and translation. London (UK): Elsevier/Academic Press;2015: 271-282.

3-D bioprinting of tissue organoids for body-on-a-chip drug screening platform [abstract]. Seol Y, Kang H, Lee S, Jackson JD, Skardal A, Shupe T, Soker S, Bishop C, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S369.

A hydrogel bioink toolkit for bioprinting tissue constructs while mimicking native tissue biochemical and mechanical properties [abstract]. Skardal A, Devarasetty M, Kang H, Mead I, Bishop C, Shupe T, Lee S, Jackson J, Yoo J, Soker S, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S212.

Physiologically relevant drug testing in vitro - an integrated multiple organoid-on-a-chip approach [abstract]. Skardal A, Kleensang A, Devarasetty M, Kang H, Mead I, Bishop C, Shupe T, Lee S, Jackson J, Yoo J, Hartung T, Soker S, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S362.

In vitro evaluations of 3-D bioprinted cardiac tissue constructs [abstract]. Wang Z, Cheng H, Seol Y, Yoo JJ, Lee S, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S233.

3-D bioprinting of complex structure for engineering muscle-tendon unit [abstract]. Merceron TK, Seol Y, Burt M, Kang H, Lee S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S334.

Recent applications of polymeric biomaterials and stem cells in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Polymer [Korea]. 2014;38(2):113-128.

3-D organ printing technologies for tissue engineering applications. Kang H-W, Kengla C, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. In: Narayan R, ed. Rapid prototyping of biomaterials: principles and applications. Oxford: Woodhead publishing;2014: 236-253.

Downregulation of metabolic activity increases cell survival under hypoxic conditions: potential applications for tissue engineering. Kim J, Andersson KE, Jackson JD, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(15-16):2265-2272.

Fluorescent imaging of endothelial cells in bioengineered blood vessels: the impact of crosslinking of the scaffold. Niu G, Sapoznik E, Lu P, Criswell T, Mohs AM, Wang G, Lee SJ, Xu Y, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2014;():.

In situ regeneration of skeletal muscle tissue through host cell recruitment. Ju YM, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Acta Biomater. 2014;10(10):4332-4339.

Development of elastic cartilage using a 3D bioprinted ear shape structure, potential for ear reconstruction [abstract]. Melgarejo Y, Garcia J, Gutierrez C, Lee SJ, Yoo J, Atala A, Ibarra C, Velasquillo C.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2014;8(Suppl 1):462-463.

Bioprinting technology and its applications. Seol YJ, Kang HW, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014;46(3):342-348.

Formation of neuromuscular junction for accelerated recovery of muscle function [abstract]. Jackson JR, Ko IK, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo J.. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;219(3 Suppl):S139-S140.

Applicability and safety of in vitro skin expansion using a skin bioreactor: a clinical trial. Jeong C, Chung HY, Lim HJ, Lee JW, Choi KY, Yang JD, Cho BC, Lim JO, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ, Atala AJ.. Arch Plast Surg. 2014;41(6):661-667.

Tissue-engineered vascular grafts by combining cell sheet and electrospun scaffold [abstract]. Ahn H, Ju Y, Takahashi H, Okano T, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S94.

Bioprinting technology for repair of a musculotendinous defect in the gastrocnemius-achilles junction of nude rats [abstract]. Burt MA, Merceron T, Lee SJ, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S134.

Integrated multistructural scaffold for interfacial tissue engineering [abstract]. He T, Lee S, King MW.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S106.

A cellularized electrospun vascular scaffold for blood vessel regeneration [abstract]. Ju Y, Ahn H, Kim C, Lee J, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S36.

Host stem cell recruitment for in situ muscle tissue regeneration [abstract]. Ju Y, Shapiro L, Ko I, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S97.

Biofabrication of tissue constructs for craniomaxillofacial reconstruction [abstract]. Kengla C, Seol Y, Kim H, Kang H, Lee S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S33.

3-D bioprinting of skeletal muscle constructs for reconstruction [abstract]. Kim J, Seol Y, Ko I, Kang H, Lee S, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S98.

Combined delivery of small RNAs for in situ muscle regeneration [abstract]. Kim N, Kim S, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S32-S33.

3-D bioprinting for muscle-tendon unit regeneration [abstract]. Merceron T, Lee J, Kengla C, Kang H, Kim H, Lee S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S97.

Characterization of thymus scaffolds for engineering thymus tissue [abstract]. Ryu S, Mondal A, Gutierrez S, Marco J, Ju Y, Lee S, Atala A, Yoo J, Jackson J.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S83.

Integration of 3-D organoid bioprinting and microfluidic device technology for functional primary cell-based liver-on-a-chip operation [abstract]. Skardal A, Mead I, Devarasetty M, Kang H, Shupe T, Lee S, Jackson JD, Bishop CE, Yoo JJ, Soker S, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S43.

Assessments of injectable alginate particle-embedded fibrin hydrogels for soft tissue reconstruction. Hwang CM, Ay B, Kaplan DL, Rubin JP, Marra KG, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014105.

In vitro osteogenic differentiation of human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells on a poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA)-bladder submucosa matrix (BSM) composite scaffold for bone tissue engineering. Kim J, Jeong SY, Ju YM, Yoo JJ, Smith TL, Khang G, Lee SJ, Atala A.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014107.

Scaffold technologies for controlling cell behavior in tissue engineering [editorial]. Lee SJ, Atala A.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):010201.

Controllable dual protein delivery through electrospun fibrous scaffolds with different hydrophilicities. Xu W, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014104.

The effect of in vitro formation of acetylcholine receptor (AChR) clusters in engineered muscle fibers on subsequent innervation of constructs in vivo. Ko IK, Lee BK, Lee SJ, Andersson KE, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Biomaterials. 2013;34(13):3246-3255.

Highly charged cyanine fluorophores for trafficking scaffold degradation. Owens EA, Hyun H, Kim SH, Lee JH, Park G, Ashitate Y, Choi J, Hong GH, Alyabyev S, Lee SJ, Khang G, Henary M, Choi HS.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014109.

Near-infrared fluorescence imaging for noninvasive trafficking of scaffold degradation. Kim SH, Lee JH, Hyun H, Ashitate Y, Park G, Robichaud K, Lunsford E, Lee SJ, Khang G, Choi HS.. Sci Rep. 2013;3():1198.

Dynamic, nondestructive imaging of a bioengineered vascular graft endothelium. Whited BM, Hofmann MC, Lu P, Xu Y, Rylander CG, Wang G, Sapoznik E, Criswell T, Lee SJ, Soker S, Rylander MN.. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e61275.

Diaphragmatic muscle reconstruction with an aligned electrospun poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/collagen hybrid scaffold. Zhao W, Ju YM, Christ G, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Biomaterials. 2013;34(33):8235-8240.

In situ tissue regeneration through host stem cell recruitment. Ko IK, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Exp Mol Med. 2013;45():e57.

Understanding the role of growth factors in modulating stem cell tenogenesis. Goncalves AI, Rodrigues MT, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Reis RL, Gomes ME.. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e83734.

Combined systemic and local delivery of stem cell inducing/recruiting factors for in situ tissue regeneration. Ko IK, Ju YM, Chen T, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. FASEB J. 2012;26(1):158-168.

Bioengineered self-seeding heart valves. Jordan JE, Williams JK, Lee S-J, Raghavan D, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;143(1):201-208.

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Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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