Keewon Lee

Assistant Professor
Bioengineering Department


PhD, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 2002 - 2008

MS, Yonsei University, 1999 - 2001

BS, Yonsei University, 1992 - 1999

Lee, S.H., Lee, K.W., Gade, P.S., Robertson, A.M., & Wang, Y. (2018). Microwave-assisted facile fabrication of porous poly (glycerol sebacate) scaffolds. JOURNAL OF BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE-POLYMER EDITION, 29(7-9), 907-916.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09205063.2017.1335076.

Ding, X., Wu, Y.L., Gao, J., Wells, A., Lee, K.W., & Wang, Y. (2017). Tyramine functionalization of poly(glycerol sebacate) increases the elasticity of the polymer. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, 5(30), 6097-6109.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c7tb01078h.

Gade, P.S., Lee, K., Pfaff, B.N., Wang, Y., & Robertson, A.M. (2017). Degradation and erosion mechanisms of bioresorbable porous acellular vascular grafts: an in vitro investigation. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, 14(132), 20170102.The Royal Society. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0102.

Zaky, S.H., Lee, K.W., Gao, J., Jensen, A., Verdelis, K., Wang, Y., Almarza, A.J., & Sfeir, C. (2017). Poly (glycerol sebacate) elastomer supports bone regeneration by its mechanical properties being closer to osteoid tissue rather than to mature bone. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 54, 95-106.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.01.053.

Jeffries, E.M., Nakamura, S., Lee, K.W., Clampffer, J., Ijima, H., & Wang, Y. (2014). Micropatterning Electrospun Scaffolds to Create Intrinsic Vascular Networks. MACROMOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE, 14(11), 1514-1520.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201400306.

Zaky, S.H., Lee, K.W., Gao, J., Jensen, A., Close, J., Wang, Y., Almarza, A.J., & Sfeir, C. (2014). Poly(glycerol sebacate) elastomer: a novel material for mechanically loaded bone regeneration. Tissue Eng Part A, 20(1-2), 45-53.Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2013.0172.

Dutta, D., Lee, K.W., Allen, R.A., Wang, Y., Brigham, J.C., & Kim, K. (2013). NON-INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF ELASTIC MODULUS OF ARTERIAL CONSTRUCTS DURING CELL CULTURE USING ULTRASOUND ELASTICITY IMAGING. ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 39(11), 2103-2115.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.04.023.

Lee, K.W., Johnson, N.R., Gao, J., & Wang, Y. (2013). Human progenitor cell recruitment via SDF-1 alpha coacervate-laden PGS vascular grafts. BIOMATERIALS, 34(38), 9877-9885.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.08.082.

Yu, J., Takanari, K., Hong, Y., Lee, K.W., Amoroso, N.J., Wang, Y., Wagner, W.R., & Kim, K. (2013). Non-invasive characterization of polyurethane-based tissue constructs in a rat abdominal repair model using high frequency ultrasound elasticity imaging. BIOMATERIALS, 34(11), 2701-2709.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.01.036.

Lee, K.W., & Wang, Y. (2011). Elastomeric PGS scaffolds in arterial tissue engineering. Journal of Visualized Experiments, (50). doi: 10.3791/2691.

Lee, K.W., Stolz, D.B., & Wang, Y. (2011). Substantial expression of mature elastin in arterial constructs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 108(7), 2705-2710.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1017834108.

Lee, K.W., Wang, S., Dadsetan, M., Yaszemski, M.J., & Lu, L. (2010). Enhanced Cell Ingrowth and Proliferation through Three-Dimensional Nanocomposite Scaffolds with Controlled Pore Structures. Biomacromolecules, 11(3), 682-689.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/bm901260y.

Kim, J., Lee, K.W., Hefferan, T.E., Currier, B.L., Yaszemski, M.J., & Lu, L. (2008). Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Biodegradable Hydrogels Based on Poly(ethylene glycol) and Sebacic Acid as Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Biomacromolecules, 9(1), 149-157.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/bm700924n.

Lee, K.W., Wang, S., Yaszemski, M.J., & Lu, L. (2008). Physical properties and cellular responses to crosslinkable poly(propylene fumarate)/hydroxyapatite nanocomposites. Biomaterials, 29(19), 2839-2848.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.03.030.

Lee, K.W., Wang, S., Fox, B.C., Ritman, E.L., Yaszemski, M.J., & Lu, L. (2007). Poly(propylene fumarate) Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffold Fabrication Using Stereolithography:‚ÄČ Effects of Resin Formulations and Laser Parameters. Biomacromolecules, 8(4), 1077-1084.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/bm060834v.

Lee, K.W., Wang, S., Lu, L., Jabbari, E., Currier, B.L., & Yaszemski, M.J. (2006). Fabrication and Characterization of Poly(Propylene Fumarate) Scaffolds with Controlled Pore Structures Using 3-Dimensional Printing and Injection Molding. Tissue Engineering, 12(10), 2801-2811.Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi: 10.1089/ten.2006.12.2801.