Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine



Myeong Soo Lee is Principal Researcher in the Division of Standard Research at the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine in Daejeon, South Korea and an Honorary University Fellow at the Complementary Medicine group at the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter, UK.

Myeong Soo Lee received his BSc and MSc in Physics (Condensed Matter Physics) from Pusan National University, Korea in 1992. He studied at the Department of Qi-Medicine, Institute of Biotechnology, and Center for Integrative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, 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 has been investigating the psychoneuroimmunological effect of mind-body medicine including qigong and tai chi, and other aspects of CAM. He is currently working on systematic reviews and designing clinical trials assessing the efficacy of several types of complementary therapies for various health conditions.