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Vivian Lee, MD

Vivian Lee, MD

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (English)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
Cert. (Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program)
University of Pennsylvania-College of General Studies, 2001.
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Vivian Lee cares for patients at the Scheie Eye Institute. She is also specialized in ocular pathology.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Vivian Lee is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and ocular pathologist. Her primary research program is focused on the biology of wound healing and tumorigenesis. In collaboration with the Department of Dermatology, she is currently examining cell signaling pathways in ocular surface epithelial cells that can be targeted for future therapies.

Key words
Ophthalmology; ocular pathology; wound healing; tumorigenesis

Selected Publications

Zuo L, Khan RS, Lee V, Dine K, Wu W, Shindler KS: SIRT1 Promotes RGC Survival and Delays Loss of Function Following Optic Nerve Crush. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Potter HD, Lee V, Hinshaw MA, Khedr SS, Albert DM, Bukat C.: Conjunctival lichen simplex chronicus. Arch Ophthalmol. 131(6): 816-8, June 2013.

Lee V, Sulewski ME, Zaidi A, Nichols CW, Bunya VY.: Elevated intraocular pressure-induced interlamellar stromal keratitis occurring 9 years after laser in situ keratomileusis. Cornea 31(1): 87-9, Jan 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e31821140fa.

Chung DC, Lee V, Maguire AM.: Recent advances in ocular gene therapy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 20(5): 377-81, Dec 2009 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ICU.0b013e32832f802a.

Angilletta MJ Jr, Lee V, Silva AC.: Energetics of lizard embryos are not canalized by thermal acclimation. Physiol Biochem Zool. 79(3): 573-80, May-Jun 2006.

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Last updated: 07/14/2015
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