James C. Lee, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
9036 West Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: (215) 614-0518
B.A. (East Asian Studies - Magna Cum Laude)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1996.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2001.
Wharton Executive MBA - candidate, 2020.
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Description of Research Expertise

Ischemia/Reperfusion Lung Injury, Primary Graft Dysfunction, Flaxseed, Nutritional Antioxidants

Description of Clinical Expertise

Medical management of lung and heart-lung transplant recipients

Selected Publications

Dukes F, Kanterakis s, Lee J, Pietrofesa R, Andersen E, Arguiri E, Tyagi S, Showe L, Amrani R, Christofidou-Solomidou M: Gene Expression Profiling of Flaxseed in Mouse Lung Tissues-Modulation of Toxicologically Relevant Genes. BMC Complement and Altern Medicine 12(1): 47, April 2012.

Shah RJ, Bellamy SL, Localio AR, Wickersham N, Diamond JM, Weinacker A, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Belperio JA, Crespo M, Demissie EJ, Kawut SM, Wille KM, Lederer DJ, Lee JC, Palmer SM, Orens J, Reynolds J, Shah A, Wilkes DS, Ware LB, Christie JD: A Panel of Lung Injury Biomarkers Enhances the Definition of Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD) After Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 31(9): 942-9, September 2012.

Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Wickersham N, Winterbottom C, Bhorade S, Palmer SM, Lee J, Diamond JM, Wille KM, Weinacker A, Lama VN, Crespo M, Orens JB, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM, Ware LB, and Christie JD: Obesity and Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation: the LTOG Obesity Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 184(9): 1055-1061, November 2011 Notes: Epub ahead of print, July 2011.

Diamond JM, Lederer D, Kawut SM, Lee J, Cantu E, Ahya V, Bellamy S, Palmer S, Lama V, Bhorade S, Crespo M, Demissie EJ, Sonett J, Wille K, Orens JB, Shah PD, Weinacker A, Weill D, Kohl B, Deutschman C, Arcasoy S, Shah A, Belperio J, Wilkes D, Reynolds JM, Ware L and Christie JD for the Lung Transplant Outcomes Group: Elevated Plasma Long Pentraxin-3 Levels and Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. American Journal of Transplantation 11(11): 2517-22, November 2011 Notes: Epub ahead of print August 22, 2011.

Fang A, Studer S, Kawut SM, Ahya VN, Lee J, Wille K, Lama V, Ware LB, Orens J, Weinacker A, Palmer SM, Crespo M, Lederer DJ, Deutschman CS, Kohl BA, Bellamy, S, Demissie E, Christie JD.: Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure is a Risk Factor for Primary Graft Dysfunction Following Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest 139(4): 782-7, April 2011 Notes: Published ahead of print September 23, 2010.

Christie JD, Bellamy S, Ware LB, Lederer D, Hadjiliadis D, Lee J, Robinson N, Localio AR, Wille K, Lama V, Palmer S, Orens S, Weinacker A, Crespo M, Demisse E, Kimmel SE, Kawut SM.: Construct Validity of the Definition of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 29(11): 1231-1239, November 2010.

Bajaj NS, Watt C, Hadjiliadis D, Gillespie C, Haas AR, Pochettino A, Mendez J, Sterman DH, Schuchter LM, Christie JD, Lee JC, Ahya VN. : Donor Transmission of Malignant Melanoma in a Lung Transplant Recipient 32 Years after Curative Resection. Transplant International 23(7): e26-31, July 2010.

Lee JC, Kinniry PA, Arguiri E, Serota M, Kanterakis S, Chatterjee S, Solomides CC, Javvadi P, Koumenis C, Cengel KA, Christofidou-Solimidou M : Dietary Curcumin Increases Antioxidant Defenses in Lung, Ameliorates Radiation-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis and Improves Survival in Mice. Radiation Research 173(5): 590-601, May 2010.

Christie JD, Shah CV, Mangalmurti N, Lederer DJ, Sonnett JR, Ahya VN, Palmer SM, Wille K, Lama V, Shah PD, Shah A, Weinacker A, Deutschman CS, Kohl BA, Demissie E, Bellamy S, Ware LB for the Lung Transplant Outcomes Group.: Plasma Levels of Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products, Blood Transfusion, and Risk of Primary Graft Dysfunction. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 180(10): 1010-1015, November 2009.

Lingaraju R, Pochettino A, Blumenthal NP, Mendez J, Lee JC, Christie JD, Kotloff RM, Ahya VN, Hadjiliadis D: Lung Transplant Outcomes in White and African American Recipients: Special Focus on Acute and Chronic Rejection. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Kirklin JK (eds.). 28(1): 8-13, January 2009.

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