Dean A. Lee, MD, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Dean Anthony Lee, MD, PhD, is a physician in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and director of the Cellular Therapy and Cancer Immunology Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. He is a professor of pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and the DiMarco Family Endowed Chair in Cell Based Therapy. 

Dr. Lee earned his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from Fresno Pacific College, completed his medical, doctoral, and pediatric residency training at Loma Linda University then completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Lee is chair of the Cellular Therapy Strategy Group for the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium, member of the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, and member of the Cell Therapy Steering Committee for the Children’s Oncology Group. 

Academic and Clinical Areas

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2016

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Fellowship Texas Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2003
Residency Loma Linda Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1999
Medical School Loma Linda University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/01/1996
Dean Lee, MD, PhD working in his lab.

Inside Dr. Dean Lee's Lab

Inside Dr. Dean Lee’s lab at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is some of the most stunning science happening in cancer research.