Dr. Min Lee's research focuses on developing biomimetic polymer systems for tissue regeneration and drug delivery applications. Specific areas of interest are three-dimensional constructs for therapeutic applications and cancer research, novel liposomal platform for cancer drugs and siRNA delivery and material-based therapeutics to repair craniofacial and orthopedic skeletal defects.
Cui ZK, Kim S, Baljon JJ, Doroudgar M, Lafleur M, Wu BM, Aghaloo T, Lee M. Design and Characterization of a Therapeutic Non-phospholipid Liposomal Nanocarrier with Osteoinductive Characteristics To Promote Bone Formation. ACS Nano. 2017 Aug 22;11(8):8055-8063. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b02702. Epub 2017 Aug 11.
Fan J, Im CS, Guo M, Cui ZK, Fartash A, Kim S, Patel N, Bezouglaia O, Wu BM, Wang CY, Aghaloo TL, Lee M. Enhanced Osteogenesis of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells by Regulating Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signaling Antagonists and Agonists. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2016 Apr;5(4):539-51. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2015-0249. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
Cui ZK, Fan J, Kim S, Bezouglaia O, Fartash A, Wu BM, Aghaloo T, Lee M. Delivery of siRNA via cationic Sterosomes to enhance osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. J Control Release. 2015 Nov 10;217:42-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.08.031. Epub 2015 Aug 21.
Choi B, Kim S, Lin B, Wu BM, Lee M. Cartilaginous extracellular matrix-modified chitosan hydrogels for cartilage tissue engineering. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Nov 26;6(22):20110-21. doi: 10.1021/am505723k. Epub 2014 Nov 7.
Lee JY, Choi B, Wu B, Lee M. Customized biomimetic scaffolds created by indirect three-dimensional printing for tissue engineering. Biofabrication. 2013 Dec;5(4):045003. doi: 10.1088/1758-5082/5/4/045003. Epub 2013 Sep 23.