Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Royal Columbian Hospital

Academic background

  • MD with Honours, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, ON
  • PhD, University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Toronto, ON
  • BSc with Honours, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Anatomical Pathology Residency, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Lee T-Y J, MacIntosh RF, Rayson D, and Barnes PJ. Flat Epithelial Atypia On Breast Needle
    Core Biopsy: A Retrospective Study With Clinical-Pathological Correlation. The Breast Journal
  •  Lee T-Y J, Lawen J, Gupta R. Renal angiosarcoma: a case report and literature review. Canadian
    Journal of Urology 2007;14:3471-3476.
  • Fedak PW, Altamentova SM, Weisel RD, Nili N, Ohno N, Verma S, Lee T-Y J, Kiani C, Mickle
    DA, Strauss BH, Li RK. Matrix remodeling in experimental and human heart failure: a possible
    regulatory role for TIMP-3. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2003;284:H626-634.
  • Lee T-Y J, Gotlieb A.I. Rho and bFGF Involvement in Centrosome Redistribution and Actin
    Central Microfilament Remodeling during Early Endothelial Wound Repair. Journal of Vascular
    Surgery 2002, 35:1242-1252.
  • Akhyari P, Fedak PWM, Weisel RD, Lee T-Y J, Verma S, Mickle DAG, Li R-K. Mechanical
    Stretch Enhanced the Formation and Function of Bioengineered Autologous Cardiac Muscle
    Grafts. Circulation 2002, 106 (Supplement I):I-137-142.
  • Lee T-Y J, Gotlieb A.I. Early Stages of Endothelial Wound Repair: Conversion of Quiescent to
    Migrating Endothelial Cells Involves Tyrosine Phosphorylation and Actin Microfilament
    Reorganization. Cell and Tissue Research 1999, 297:435-450.
  • 7Lee T-Y J, Rosenthal A, Gotlieb A.I. The Transition of Aortic Endothelial Cells from Resting to
    Migrating Cells is Associated with Three Sequential Patterns of Microfilament Organization.
    Journal of Vascular Research 1996, 33:13-24.

Review Articles/Text Book Chapters:

  • Lee T-Y J, Gotlieb AI. Microfilaments and Microtubules Maintain Endothelial Integrity.
    Microscopy Research and Technique, 2003;60:115-127.
  • Lee T-Y J, Noria S, Lee J, Gotlieb A.I. Endothelial Integrity and Repair. Diabetes and
    Cardiovascular Disease: Etiology, Treatment, and Outcomes. Eds: Angel A et al. Klewer
    Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2001.
  • Lee T-Y J, Noria S, Lee J, Gotlieb A.I. Endothelial Integrity and Repair. Advances in
    Experimental Medicine and Biology 2001;498:65-74.
  • Gotlieb A.I., Lee T-Y J. Endothelial Repair in Atherogenesis. Current Topics in Pathology 1999,

Research Interest

Specialty Areas: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service and Patient Care