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Sun-Eun Lee, PhD

  • Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W2505
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2015
MS, Yonsei University, 2008
BS, Yonsei University, 2006

  • Biomarker
  • Child growth and development
  • Micronutrients
  • Inflammation
  • Plasma proteomics
  • Reproductive health
  • Early origins of health and disease

Recent publications

  • Lee SE, Stewart CP, Schulze KJ, Cole RN, Wu LS, Yager JD, Groopman JD, Khatry SK, Adhikari RK, Christian P, West KP Jr. The Plasma Proteome Is Associated with Anthropometric Status of Undernourished Nepalese School-Aged Children. J Nutr. 2017 Mar;147(3):304-313. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.243014.
  • Lee SE, West KP Jr, Cole RN, Schulze KJ, Wu LS, Yager JD, Groopman J, Christian P. General intelligence is associated with subclinical inflammation in Nepalese children: A population-based plasma proteomics study. Brain Behav Immun. 2016 Aug;56:253-63. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.03.023.
  • Lee SE, West KP Jr, Cole RN, Schulze KJ, Christian P, Wu LS, Yager JD, Groopman J, Ruczinski I. Plasma Proteome Biomarkers of Inflammation in School Aged Children in Nepal. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 4;10(12):e0144279.
  • Christian P, Lee SE, Donahue Angel M, Adair LS, Arifeen SE, Ashorn P, Barros FC, Fall CH, Fawzi WW, Hao W, Hu G, Humphrey JH, Huybregts L, Joglekar CV, Kariuki SK, Kolsteren P, Krishnaveni GV, Liu E, Martorell R, Osrin D, Persson LA, Ramakrishnan U, Richter L, Roberfroid D, Sania A, Ter Kuile FO, Tielsch J, Victora CG, Yajnik CS, Yan H, Zeng L, Black RE. Risk of childhood undernutrition related to small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in low- and middle-income countries. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;42(5):1340-55. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt109.
  • Lee SE, Talegawkar SA, Merialdi M, Caulfield LE. Dietary intakes of women during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Aug;16(8):1340-53.