Christine H Lee

Dr. Christine H Lee is a clinical professor in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and is based at Island Health at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC. Trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases and medical microbiology, her clinical and research interests are refractory and recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, inflammatory bowel disease and fostering appropriate lab utilization best practices. Her program of research includes both industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated studies.

Lee has held CIHR and NSERC funding, and is also a recipient of an MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Award (2017). With her HP-I award, she is establishing the British Columbia Associated Lyophilized (LYO) Microbiota Program (BCaLM), which aims to establish the safety of LYO-Fecal Microbiota Transplant (LYO-FMT) for patients living with chronic gut disorders, as well as launch a program to deliver LYO-FMT across Canada. Currently, she is one of 12 teams across the country that is in phase 2 of CIHR-SPOR Rewarding Success funding opportunity.

For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Lee, please see ResearchGate.