Kyoung-Uk Lee graduated from The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, in 1992 and continued medical experience as an intern and residency at the Department of Psychiatry, Catholic University Hospitals, from 1995 to 2002. He worked at the Yoido St. Mary’s Hospital as a Research Fellow for 2 years. After that, he has been working at the Uijeongbu St. Mary’s Hospital. He serves as the Director of Catholic University Psychiatry Affective Neuroscience laboratory. He worked as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan from 2006 to 2008. He is a Member of several academic societies including the Korean Academy of Anxiety Disorder, the Korean Society for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders, the Korean College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping, the Korean Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Society for Human Brain Mapping, and the World Society of Biological Psychiatry. Also, He serves as a Reviewer for Schizophrenia Research, Psychiatry Research, and several domestic journals. His clinical interests are mood disorders, suicide, and anxiety disorders. His research areas are the investigation of mechanisms for emotional processing (emotion recognition, emotion response, and emotion regulation) using neuropsychological methods and neuroimaging. He is also interested in emotion and memory in various psychiatric disorders. He is now focused on developing suicide prediction model.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011