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Nayeon Lee, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Research Fellow in Psychiatry


Nayeon Lee, PhD, graduated and obtained a PhD in life science and biotechnology from the CHA University, Korea, in 2014. She joined the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 2016 as a post-doctoral fellow.

Dr. Lee’s primary research is focused on studying therapeutic effect of stem cells and neuronal degenerative diseases. She also explores a modulator that controls cellular proliferation and differentiation.


Education & Training

  • 2005 BS in Microbiology, Dong Eui University, Korea
  • 2010 MS in Developmental Biology, CHA University, Korea
  • 2014 PhD in Developmental Biology, CHA University, Korea
  • 2015-2016 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 2016-Present Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, McLean Hospital


Phone: 617.855.2027
Office Address: Belmont campus - Mailman Research Center, Room 215