FAMU COPPS/IPH Alumnus Accepts New Position as Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky
03 Feb

FAMU COPPS/IPH Alumnus Accepts New Position as Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky

Dr. Daniel C. Lee was recently appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Sanders-Brown Center of Aging in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Dr. Dan Lee became a faculty member at the University of Kentucky in August 2019. 

Dr. Dan Lee is a 2005 graduate of the Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health doctoral program. His area of concentration while matriculating in the pharmaceutical sciences graduate program was pharmacology, more specifically, neuropharmacology. Dr. Lee has agreed to serve as a mentor to fellows participating in the FAMU CREATE Program. The Center for Research Education and Training Enhancement (CREATE) Program at FAMU is a national program that accepts scholars (Ph.D. students and early-career investigators) seeking to increase the quality of their research education. 

Dr. Lee is an accomplished researcher in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. His research focuses on how substances that cause inflammation in the brain may contribute to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. He is a founding faculty member of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He currently serves as a grant reviewer for the Alzheimer’s Association. He is the recipient of an NIH/NIA (National Institute of Health/National Institute of Aging) R01 grant titled, “Emerging Roles of Higher-order Polyamines During Tauopathies” and an NIH/NIA R21 grant titled “Understanding the Role GPRC6a During Tau Metabolism”. 

Dr. Lee will visit and present his research at the CoPPS, April 9, 2020, during the graduate seminar series. 

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