Dr. Sung Mun Lee

Dr. Sung Mun Lee

dr. sung mun lee

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Address: P.O. Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-2-4018104

Fax: +971-2-4472442



  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University (USA), 2005
  • M.Sc., Seoul National University (KOR), 1999
  • B.Sc., Korea University (KOR), 1996
  • Biotransport Phenomena
  • Biomedical Engineering Fundamental
  • Physiological Systems and Modeling I
  • Development of Novel Drug Delivery System
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Inflammatory Diseases


  • Sungmun Lee* (Corresponding Author), Noaf Alwahab, and Zainab Moazzam, “ Zein-based oral drug delivery system targeting activated macrophages”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 454(1), 388-393 (2013)
  • Sungmun Lee, Suzanne G. Eskin, Ankit K. Shah, Lisa A. Schildmeyer, Larry V. McIntire, “Effect of Zinc and Nitric Oxide in Monocyte Adhesion to Endothelial Cells under Shear Stress”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40(3), 697-706(2012).
  • Sungmun Lee, Stephen C. Yang, Chen-Yu Kao, Robert H. Pierce and Niren Murthy, “Solid polymeric microparticles enhance the delivery of siRNA to macrophages in vivoNucleic Acids Research, 37(22), e145 (2009)
  • Kousik Kundu, Sarah J. Knight, Sungmun Lee, W. Robert Taylor, Niren Murthy, “ Hydrocyanines: A new class of fluorescent sensors that can image reactive oxygen species in cell culture, tissue, and in vivoAngewandte Chemie, 48(2), 299-303 (2009)
  • Sungmun Lee* (Corresponding Author), and Niren Murthy, “Targeted delivery of catalase and superoxide dismutase to macrophages using folate”, Biophysical and Biochemical Research Communications, 360(1), 275-279 (2007)
  • Sungmun Lee, Erik Fernandez and Theresa Good, “Role of aggregation conditions in structure, stability and toxicity of intermediates in the Ab fibril formation pathway, Protein Science, 16(4), 723-732 (2007)
  • Sungmun Lee, Stephen C. Yang, Michael J. Heffernan and Niren Murthy, “PCADK: a new acid degradable polymer that enhances the delivery of SOD to macrophages”, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 18(1), 4-7 (2007)
  • Sungmun Lee, Kenneth Carson, Allison Rice-Ficht, and Theresa Good,“Small heat shock proteins differentially affect Ab aggregation and toxicity”, Biophysical and Biochemical Research Communications, 347(2), 527-533 (2006)
  • Sungmun Lee, Kenneth Carson, Allison Rice-Ficht, and Theresa Good,“Hsp20, a novel a-crystallin, prevents Ab fibril formation and toxicity”, Protein Science, 14(3), 593-601 (2005)