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Dr Mi Ji Lee MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Mi Ji (Miji) Lee is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea. She works as a headache specialist in the Neurology Department of the Samsung Medical Center and is actively involved in research on headache disorders.

Dr Lee obtained her MD, summa sum laude, and her PhD at Sungkyunkwan University and completed her neurology residency and 3-year fellowship in the field of stroke and headache at the Samsung Medical Center.

Dr Lee is a co-opted Member of the Board of Trustees of the International Headache Society, a Vice Academic Director of the Korean Headache Society, and a Junior Editor of Cephalalgia. She has received several research awards and grants, including the Hyangseol Young Investigator Award for distinguished research performance in neurology and the LG Future Medical Investigator Award for the highest research performance in medicine in Korea. She has been selected as a rising researcher by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, which nominates investigators who have achieved outstanding research performance in science. She has been awarded research grants from the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea and the Korean Society of Neurosonology.

Dr Lee has authored more than 100 papers, abstracts, and book chapters on the topic of headache and stroke. Her research interests include migraine, cluster headache, reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS), pressure-related headache, and other primary and secondary headaches. In addition to several investigator-initiated studies completed or ongoing, she acted as a site principal investigator of Phase 3 trials of anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies, lasmiditan, and gepants. She is working on several international collaborative projects on migraine, cluster headache, and RCVS.

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