Arthur Mu-En Lee, associate professor of molecular biology at the Harvard School of Public Health and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, died on April 10 following surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.
A native of Taiwan, Lee earned his M.D. from Kaohsiung Medical College and a Ph.D. from the University of California at San Francisco. He was a talented laboratory scientist who made many significant contributions to the field of vascular biology. He was recruited to the School of Public Healths Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases by Dr. Edgar Haber in 1990 and rose to a position of leadership in the laboratory. He guided the work of many students and postdoctoral fellows in the Center, and developed close ties across the Harvard cardiology community.