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  • Professor K O Lee

    Professor K O Lee is Professor and Head of Endocrinology at the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and National University Hospital, Singapore. He graduated in Medicine from the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland and eventually came to work in the National University in Singapore. In addition to his training in Belfast, he has spent time at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, and at Stanford University.

    His primary research focus is on the growth hormone (GH) - insulin like growth factor (IGF)- IGF binding protein axis; but has clinical responsibilities as Head of Endocrinology in most of the other areas of Non-Diabetes endocrinology at the National University Hospital. He has published 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

    His previous administrative and Professional positions include - President of the Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore, Chairman of the Chapter of Physicians in the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and Chairman of the Endocrinology Advanced Training Committee in Singapore. He is an Editor of the J AFES (Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies) and Review of Endocrinology. He visited the Department on January 2007.

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