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Chancellor's Postdoctoral Award for Dr. Ellen Lee

Ellen Lee, MD, a T32 postdoctoral research fellow in Geriatric Mental Health at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging has been awarded a highly prestigious Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Scholar Award. A very small number of postdoctoral scholars across the campus are selected for this award. 

The award ceremony was hosted November 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Price Center Ballroom. Dr. Lee is the first MD to receive this award since it started in 2013. 

Dr. Lee’s research interests lie in understanding mechanisms of metabolic dysfunction in persons with serious mental illnesses. 

Currently, Dr. Lee is the principal investigator of Veterans Affairs and NARSAD-funded research projects that investigate the role of adipokines in obesity, insulin resistance, and aging in persons with chronic schizophrenia.