Dr Lee received his B.S. (Physics) at Kangwon National University and M.S. (Biochemistry, HIV-TAT), Ph.D.(Neuroscience, Excitotoxicity in the brain)at Hallym University, Korea. Thereafter moved to Boston as a postdoctoral fellow at Dr Querfurth's lab in Caritas Saint Elizabeth Medical Center (Tufts U.) in which promoted to a instructor. Then Dr lee moved to Rhode Island Hospital (Brown U. Warren Alpert Medical School) together with Dr. Querfurth. Dr Lee has continued research in Alzheimer's disease and a related condition, Inclusion Body Myositis. His research is about PDK/Akt or mTOR signaling in the AD and IBM disease model.