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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

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 Scaffolds; Tissue Engineering; Polyesters; Regeneration; Biocompatible Materials
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7288

Email: sjlee@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

In vitro skin expansion: wound healing assessment. Prim PM, Kim HS, Shapiro LE, Lee JS, Kaan JH, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee SJ.. Wound Repair Regen. 2017;25(3):398-407.

Tissue expander. Atala A, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Scarpinato P, Ladd MR, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9585688. 2017 Mar 7. 2017;():.

Preparation of pendant group-functionalized diblock copolymers with adjustable thermogelling behavior. Lee BK, Park JH, Park SH, Kim JH, Oh SH, Lee SJ, Lee BY, Kim MS.. Polymers. 2017;9(6):239.

Electrospun vascular scaffold for cellularized small diameter blood vessels: a preclinical large animal study. Ju YM, Ahn H, Arenas-Herrera J, Kim C, Abolbashari M, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Acta Biomater. 2017;59():58-67.

3D integrated tissue and organ printing system to produce human body parts with structural integrity [abstract]. Lee SJ.. FASEB J. 2017;31(Suppl 1):92.1.

Multi-tissue interactions in an integrated three-tissue organ-on-a-chip platform. Skardal A, Murphy SV, Devarasetty M, Mead I, Kang HW, Seol YJ, Shrike Zhang Y, Shin SR, Zhao L, Aleman J, Hall AR, Shupe TD, Kleensang A, Dokmeci MR, Jin Lee S, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Hartung T, Khademhosseini A, Soker S, Bishop CE, Atala A.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):8837.

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. 2016;10(11):955-966.

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.

The effect of collagen hydrogel on 3D culture of ovarian follicles. Joo S, Oh SH, Sittadjody S, Opara EC, Jackson JD, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Biomed Mater. 2016;11(6):065009.

3D printed polyurethane prosthesis for partial tracheal reconstruction: a pilot animal study. Jung SY, Lee SJ, Kim HY, Park HS, Wang Z, Kim HJ, Yoo JJ, Chung SM, Kim HS.. Biofabrication. 2016;8(4):045015.

Antibacterial effects of silver nanoparticles-loaded 3D bioprinted composite scaffold for infected bone repair [abstract]. Chandra P, Choi Y, Lee Y, Yoo JJ, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S119.

Craniofacial bone regeneration guided by 3D printed architecture [abstract]. Kengla C, Kim I, Cho J, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S19.

3D bioprinted bioMask for facial skin reconstruction [abstract]. Seol Y, Lee H, Kang H, Lee S, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S45.

Controlled IGF-1 delivery using IGFBP-3 conjugated ECM scaffolds for volumetric muscle tissue injury [abstract]. Shapiro LE, Ju Y, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S46.

Three-dimensional cell-based bioprinting for soft tissue regeneration. Kim JH, Yoo JJ. Lee SJ.. Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016;13(6):647-662.

3D bioprinting of functional skeletal muscle tissue for volumetric muscle tissue loss [abstract]. Kim J, Ko I, Seol Y, Atala A, Yoo JJ Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S5.

Biomometic composite tooth-alveolar bone constructs [abstract]. Yelick PC, Smith E, Monteiro N, Khademhosseinii A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S72.

A bioengineered multi-organoid body-on-a-chip platform for advanced drug screening [abstract]. Devarasetty M, Forsythe S, Murphy, S, Shupe T, Lee S, Jackson J, Yoo J, Soker S, Bishop C, Skardal A, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S22-S23.

Engineering of volumetric skeletal muscle tissue for accelerated restoration of pelvic floor muscle function [abstract]. Kim J, Jeon M, Lee S, Yoo J, Atala A, Ko I.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S41.

Noninvasive imaging strategy of stem cell-based bone regeneration [abstract]. Kim S, Park J, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Choi H, Kim M Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S33.

3D bioprinted in vitro cardiac tissue model [abstract]. Wang Z, Cheng H, Seol Y, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S62-S63.

Three-dimensional bioprinting of muscle constructs for reconstruction [abstract]. Kim JH, Seol YJ, Ko IK, Kang HW, Jackson J, Lee SJ, Yoo J, Atala A.. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;223(4 Suppl 2):E189.

Tissue-engineered vascular grafts by combining cell sheet and electrospun scaffold [abstract]. Lee SJ, Ahn H, Ju YM, Takahashi H, Okano T, Jackson J, Yoo J, Atala A.. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;223(4 Suppl 2):E64.

Aligned scaffolding system for skeletal muscle regeneration. Atala A, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9421305. 2016 Aug 23. 2016;():.

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.

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.

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Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Sang Jin Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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