Grace Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow
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2211 Wesbrook Mall Koerner Pavilion S124 Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5


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Body Locations and Systems 
Traumatic Brain Injury
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Diagnostic Imaging
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Grace Lee, Ph.D., is the neuroimaging project director and Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Core for Neuroethics. She oversees the strategic direction of a Canadian-based investigation assessing social, ethical, and legal issues intersecting brain imaging and clinical health care. Dr. Lee is President of the UBC Postdoctoral Association and the Postdoc Representative of the Communication Committee of the International Neuroethics Society. She is also a Canadian Member of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities and Leader of its Neuroethics Affinity Group. Before taking her position at the Core in 2012, she was a Doctoral Candidate in Experimental Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Her prior expertise was in neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and related movement disorders. She was ranked top 5% doctoral students graduating from the Faculty of Medicine and was the recipient of a substantial Scottish Rite Graduate Student Scholarship. Her academic credentials include Program for Health Care Ethics at the University of Washington, and Masters in Neuroscience from Edinburgh University. Dr. Lee’s professional portfolio can be found at