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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Joyce S. Lee, Pharm.D. View profile as PDF

Joyce S. Lee

Research/Academic Interests

Research interests: Nanotherapeutics for cancer therapy Educational interests: investigational drug management



Clinical Pharmacist
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology


Oncology Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Development


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
4501 X St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-800--362-5566

Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-7176
Fax: 916-734-2260
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

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Pharmacy, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany NY 1996
Parm.D., Clinical Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainsville FL 2005


Pharmacy/ Pharmacy Practice, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007


Pharmacy/Oncology Pharmacy Specialty, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008


Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology/Translational Research, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010

Board Certifications:

Oncology Pharmacist, 2008
Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2007

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Cancer Research
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Assocation
Southwest Oncology Group

Select Honors and Awards:

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Pediatric Cancer Research Young Scholar Award/ Hyundai, 2011

UC Davis 15th Cancer Research Symposium, Poster Presentation Award, 2010

Select Recent Publications:

Nicholas J. Kenyon, Jennifer M. Bratt, Joyce Lee, Juntao Luo, Lisa M. Franzi, Amir A. Zeki, Kit S Lam. Self-assembling nanoparticles containing dexamethasone as a novel therapy in allergic airways inflammation. PLOS ONE, 2013;8(10): 1-11.

Kato, J, Li, Y, Xiao, K,Lee, JS, Luo, J, Tuscano, JM, O'Donnell, RT,Lam, KS. Disulfide cross-linked micelles for the targeted delivery of vincristine to B-cell lymphoma. Molecular pharmaceutics, 2012;9(6):1727-35.

Xiao, K, Li, Y, Lee, JS, Gonik, AM, Dong, T, Fung, G, Sanchez, E, Xing, L, Cheng, HR, Luo, J, Lam, KS. "OA02" peptide facilitates the precise targeting of paclitaxel-loaded micellar nanoparticles to ovarian cancer in vivo. Cancer research, 2012;72(8): 2100-10.

S. Amin and J. Lee; J Avila, M. Boron, S. Conley, R. Enos, K. Galus, T. Mays, G. Patil, J.Thompson: HOPA Investigational Drug Service Best Practice Standards, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association. 2014.

Lee, J, Lam, KS. Perspectives on clinical translation of smart nanotherapeutics. Therapeutic delivery, 2012;3 (12) 1359-62.


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