Prof. Myeong Soo Lee is a principal researcher of the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM), Daejeon, South Korea. Dr. Lee received his BSc and MSc in Physics (Condensed Matter Physics) from Pusan National University, Korea in 1992. He studied at the Department of Microbiology and Imnunology, School of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Korea as a Researcher for 10 years. He received his PhD degree in 2004 from the Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Korea. He studies evidence based medicine for complementary medicine at Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School for 3 years as visiting researcher. He is adjunct professors of London South Bank University, UK and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
He is a founding member of International Society of Complementary Medicine Research and a board member from 2011 to 2016. He is also working as editorial board member in Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Maturitas, Chinese Medical Journal, Journal of Ginseng Research, Chinese Medicine, and Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and several other professional journals. He is Associate Editor of European Journal of Integrative Medicine and Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, and Section Editor of Medicine (LWW). He has published over 400 articles including original paper, reviews and book chapters related with above mentioned fields as leading or co-authors. He is also advisory board of Cochrane Collaboration Complementary and Alternative Medicine Field, University of Maryland. He’s also lead International Symposium of Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline in Traditional Medicine since 2011 and start International Pattern Identification Network Group for research in Traditional Medicine from 2013. He leaded the project of development of Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline in Korean Medicine from 2012 to 2015 and published 7 CPGs for frequent diseases in Korean Medicine in Elsevier Korea.
He is currently working on evidence based medicine and designing clinical trials assessing the efficacy of several types of complementary therapies for various health conditions. His team in KIOM has focused on three research project including the developing diagnosis method for blood stasis in Korean Medicine, developing clinical practice guideline in Korean Medicine, and Clinical efficacy of Korean Medicine for IVF.