Hakho Lee

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Hakho Lee’s Lab

Sensitive, fast and cost-effective diagnostic systems can have far-reaching implications in medicine and life sciences. My laboratory specializes in developing such sensors by bringing together ideas and techniques embodied in physics, engineering, and computation. Our research is guided by core principles – thorough understanding of underlying sensing mechanisms and providing robust engineering solutions. We further apply developed sensors to quantitatively analyze living systems. These efforts are key requisite for finding new biomarkers for early intervention as well as for developing targeted therapies.

Recent Publications (more...)

Yang KS, Im H, Hong S, Pergolini I, Fernandez del Castillo A, Wang R, Clardy S, Huang CH, Pille G, Ferrone S, Yang R, Castro CM, Lee H, Fernandez del Castillo C, Weissleder R
Multiparametric plasma EV profiling facilitates diagnosis of pancreatic malignancy
Sci Transl Med. 2017;9(391):eaal3226
Pathania D, Im H, Kilcoyne A, Sohani AR, Fexon L, Pivovarov M, Abramson JS, Randall TC, Chabner BA, Weissleder R, Lee H, Castro CM
Holographic Assessment of Lymphoma Tissue (HALT) for Global Oncology Field Applications
Theranostics. 2016;6(10):1603-10 - PMID: 27446494 - PMCID: PMC4955059
Godlewski J, Ferrer-Luna R, Rooj AK, Mineo M, Ricklefs F, Takeda YS, Nowicki MO, Salińska E, Nakano I, Lee H, Weissleder R, Beroukhim R, Chiocca EA, Bronisz A
MicroRNA Signatures and Molecular Subtypes of Glioblastoma: The Role of Extracellular Transfer.
Stem Cell Reports. 2017;:ePub - PMID: 28528698

Recent News (more...)

2017-04-06: Hakho Lee, PhD has been selected as a 2017 MGH Research Scholar. Congratulations, Hakho!
2016-06-01: Seonki Hong (Poster of Prestige), Chen-Han Huang (Poster of Merit), and Ashley Fenn (Poster of Distinction) received awards at 2016 MGH ORCD Research Fellows Poster Celebration. Congratulations!
2016-05-17: NIH Director Dr. Collins has selected CSB new paper in Science Advances on a system for rapid identification of health care-associated infections to be featured on his blog - https://directorsblog.nih.gov/. (pdf)
2016-04-07: Hyungsoon Im, PhD and Kisoo Park, PhD won Poster of Distinction awards at the 69th Annual Meeting of the MGH Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). Congratulations!