Dr. Benhur Lee MD Pathologist

Dr. Benhur Lee is a pathologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 112 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine

Clinical Interests: Virology

Education & Medical Training

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1995

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Chief Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1996–1997

Hosp of the Univ of PA
Residency, Pathology, 1995–2000

Santa Clara University
Other Training, 1984–1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 15 years in Clinical Pathology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

International Advisory Board Member, International Congress of Virology

Research featured in Scientific American, "Bad Wraps on Viruses", Scientific American 302: 21

Subject Matter Expert for Bioterrorism Threat Risk Assessment, National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC), Department of Homeland Security

Dolph Adams Award, J Leuk Biol (most highly cited paper from 2001-2006)

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08), NHLBI

Culpepper Biomedical Research Scholar, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Career Development Award, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Measey Foundation Research Fellowship for Clinicians, Wistar Institute

Leonard Berwick Residency Teaching Award

Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society

William U. Gardner Thesis Prize

Farr Scholar, Yale Sch. of Med

Howard Hughes Medical Student Training Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine

Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship, Lupus Foundation of America, @Yale University School of Medicine

Magna Cum Laude Award, Santa Clara University

Redwood Prize, Santa Clara University

Sourisseau Prize, Santa Clara University

Chamberlain Award

Bolton Memorial Award, Santa Clara University

Phi Beta Kappa

Publications & Presentations

CRISPR/Cas9 Allows Efficient and Complete Knock-In of a Destabilization Domain-Tagged Essential Protein in a Human Cell Line, Allowing Rapid Knockdown of Protein Function.
Park, A.,Won, S. T.,Pentecost, M.,Bartkowski, W.,Lee, B.

Transmitted/founder and chronic HIV-1 envelope proteins are distinguished by differential utilization of CCR5.
Parker, Z. F.,Iyer, S. S.,Wilen, C. B.,Parrish, N. F.,Chikere, K. C.,Lee, F. H.,Didigu, C. A.,Berro, R.,Klasse, P. J.,Lee, B.,Moore, J. P.,Shaw, G. M.,Hahn, B. H.,Doms, R. W.

Interferon-inducible cholesterol-25-hydroxylase broadly inhibits viral entry by production of 25-hydroxycholesterol.
Liu, S. Y.,Aliyari, R.,Chikere, K.,Li, G.,Marsden, M. D.,Smith, J. K.,Pernet, O.,Guo, H.,Nusbaum, R.,Zack, J. A.,Freiberg, A. N.,Su, L.,Lee, B.,Cheng, G.

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