Dr Paul Lee
Paul is a clinician scientist with an interest in endocrinology.
In the NewsBrown fat keeps blood sugar in check - Mar 11, 2016
Garvan Institute scientists receive $10.7 million in NHMRC funding - Oct 22, 2014
The ICEMAN study - how keeping cool could spur metabolic benefits - Jun 23, 2014
Evidence that shivering and exercise may convert white fat to brown - Feb 05, 2014
Growing ‘brown fat’ might help us fight obesity - Sep 03, 2011
New generation asthma drug could improve metabolism - Jun 05, 2011
Low Vitamin D causes problems for acutely ill patients - Apr 30, 2009
2009 - FRACP, Endocrinology, Royal Australasian College of Physicians - Australia
2001 - MBBS, Medicine, University of Melbourne - Australia
Lee P, Swarbrick MM, Greenfield JR. The sum of all browning in FGF21 therapeutics. Cell Metab. 2015;21(6):795-6.
Lee P, Greenfield JR. Non-pharmacological and pharmacological strategies of brown adipose tissue recruitment in humans. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 May 27. pii: S0303-7207(15)00292-0. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2015.05.025.
Lee P, Smith S, Linderman J, Courville AB, Brychta RJ, Dieckmann W, Werner CD, Chen KY, Celi FS. Temperature-acclimated brown adipose tissue modulates insulin sensitivity in humans. Diabetes. 2014;63:3686-98.
Lee P, Linderman JD, Smith S, Brychta RJ, Wang J, Idelson C, Perron RM, Werner CD, Phan GQ, Kammula US, Kebebew E, Pacak K, Chen KY, Celi FS. Irisin and FGF21 are cold-induced endocrine activators of brown fat function in humans. Cell Metab. 2014;19:302-9.
Lee P, Werner CD, Kebebew E, Celi FS. Functional thermogenic beige adipogenesis is inducible in human neck fat. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014;38:170-6.
Lee P, Linderman J, Smith S, Brychta RJ, Perron R, Idelson C, Werner CD, Chen KY, Celi FS. Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) and bone: is there a relationship in humans? Osteoporos Int. 2013;24:3053-7.
Lee P, Brychta RJ, Collins MT, Linderman J, Smith S, Herscovitch P, Millo C, Chen KY, Celi FS. Cold-activated brown adipose tissue is an independent predictor of higher bone mineral density in women. Osteoporos Int. 2013;24:1513-8.
Lee P, Brychta RJ, Linderman J, Smith S, Chen KY, Celi FS. Mild cold exposure modulates fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) diurnal rhythm in humans: relationship between FGF21 levels, lipolysis, and cold-induced thermogenesis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013;98:E98-102.
Lee P, Swarbrick MM, Ho KK. Brown adipose tissue in adult humans: a metabolic renaissance. Endocr Rev. 2013;34:413-38.
Lee P, Swarbrick MM, Zhao JT, Ho KK. Inducible brown adipogenesis of supraclavicular fat in adult humans. Endocrinology. 2011;152:3597-602.
Lee P, Zhao JT, Swarbrick MM, Gracie G, Bova R, Greenfield JR, Freund J, Ho KK. High prevalence of brown adipose tissue in adult humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96:2450-5.
Lee P, Ho KK, Greenfield JR. Hot fat in a cool man: infrared thermography and brown adipose tissue. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2011;13:92-3.
Lee P, Greenfield JR, Ho KK, Fulham MJ. A critical appraisal of the prevalence and metabolic significance of brown adipose tissue in adult humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2010;299:E601-6.
Lee P, Ho KK, Fulham MJ. The importance of brown adipose tissue. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:418.