Myeong Soo Lee, Ph.D.

Myeong Soo Lee is a principal researcher of the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM, a WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine), Daejeon, South Korea. Dr. Lee received his BSc and MSc in Physics (Condensed Matter Physics) from Pusan National University, Korea in 1992. He studied at the Institute of Biotechnology, and Center for Integrative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, Wonkwang University, Korea as a Researcher for 10 years. He received his PhD degree in 2004 from the Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Korea. He studies evidence based medicine for complementary medicine at Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School for 3 years as visiting researcher.
He is a founding member of International Society of Complementary Medicine Research and currently a board member. He is also working as editorial board member in Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Chinese Medical Journal, Journal of Ginseng Research, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, Journal of Traditional Medicine, and Chinese Medicine. He is one of Regional Editor of European Journal of Integrative Medicine. He has published over 300 articles including original paper, reviews and book chapters related with above mentioned fields. He's also lead International Symposium of Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline in Traditional Medicine since 2011 and start International Pattern Identification Network Group for research in Traditional Medicine in 2013.
He is currently working on systematic reviews and designing clinical trials assessing the efficacy of several types of complementary therapies for various health conditions. His team in KIOM has focused on three research project including the standardization of syndrome identification for stroke in the point of view of Korean Medicine, developing diagnosis method for blood stasis in Korean Medicine, and developing clinical practice guideline in Korean Medicine.