Publications and Academic Activities

Dr LEE Moon Keen is actively involved in research and academic activities in the Neurosciences in Malaysia and regionally.


Member of the Functional Neurosurgery Team (now known as Advanced Clinical Neuroscience Associates, ACNA) which performed thefirst Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Malaysia for advanced Parkinson’s Disease.


Chevening Scholarship – Foreign and Commonwealth  Office (FCO)

Book Prize – Diploma of Clinical Neurology (Institute of Neurology, University of London)

Fellowship – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Grant Held

Intensive Research Priority Area (IRPA) Fund No. 3-07-04-119 under 6th Malaysia Plan:  Investigation of the Molecular Genetics of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Key Publications

Researchgate Profile

  1. Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Nobutaka Hattori, Beomseok Jeon, Rou-Shayn Chen, Moon Keen Lee, Jawad A Bajwa, Vincent CT Mok, Baorong Zhang, Thamrin Syamsudin, Louis Chew Seng Tan, Roland Dominic G Jamora, Apichart Pisarnpong & Werner Poewe.  Review: Asian perspectives on the recognition and management of levodopa ‘wearing-off’ in Parkinson’s disease.  Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics.  Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics DOI: 10.1586/14737175.2015.1088783
  2. Lee, M.K., Lee, F.C., Chee, C.P.  Malaysian experience in deep brain stimulation for parkinson’s disease – long-term results.  Proceedings of the 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 20-24 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  3. Lee, M.K., Lee, F.C., Chee, C.P.  Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: preservation of efficacy after seven years. Poster: Neuroscience 2010: Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, Kota Kinabalu, 21-23 May 2010.
  4. J-A M A Tan, J H-M Chan, K-L Tan, Azlina A A, M-K Lee, K-J Goh, K-T Wong.  Dystrophin gene analysis in Duchenne/Becker dystrophy in a Malaysian population using multiplexpolymerase chain reaction.  Neurology Asia 2010;15(1):19-25.
  5. Lee, F.C, Lee, M.K., Chee C.P.  The SunMed Deep Brain Stimulation Programme for Parkinson’s Disease: Review after five years. Proceedings of the 7th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Beijing, 19-22 June 2008.
  6. Lee, M.K., Lee, F.C., Chee, C.P.  The SunMed Deep Brain Stimulation Programme for Parkinson’s Disease: Review after four years. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 2007; 13:S165-S165.
  7. Lee MK, Lee FC, Chee CP.  Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: early experience in Malaysia.  Poster: European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Vienna, Austria, 23-26 June 2004.
  8. Chew NK, Lee MK, Mustafa AM, Tan CT.  Parkinson’s disease in occupational exposure to joss paper, a report of two cases.  Neurol J Southeast Asia 2003; 8: 117-120.
  9. Ng WK, Tan CT, George J, Lee MK, Loh TG.  Moyamoya disease in Malaysia: two documented cases.   Med J Malaysia 1995 Jun;50(2):186-8.
  10. Lee MK, Ng WK, D Jeyakumar.  Huntington disease: report of first case documented in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia 1994; 49(3): 297-300.
  11. Lee MK, Cheng HM, Ng SC, Menaka N, Tan CT, Wang F.  Antiphospholipid antibodies and stroke in the young–a study of three cases.  Med J Malaysia. 1993 Sep;48(3):330-5.
  12. Puthucheary SD, Parasakthi N, Lee MK.  Septicaemic melioidosis: a review of 50 cases from Malaysia.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1992 Nov-Dec;86(6):683-5.
  13. Lee MK, Ong SB, Tan CT, Loh TG.  Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in Malaysia: a university hospital experience.  Med J Malaysia. 1992 Sep;47(3):200-7.
  14. Lee MK, Ng SC.  Cerebral venous thrombosis associated with antithrombin III deficiency.  Internal Medicine Journal 1991; 21(5): 772-773.
  15. Ng SC, Lee MK, Teh A.  Acute organic brain syndrome due to drug-induced eosinophilia.  Postgrad Med J 1989 Nov;65(769):843-4.
  16. Yee KC, Lee MK, Chua CT, Puthucheary SD.  Melioidosis, the great mimicker: a report of 10 cases from Malaysia.  J Trop Med Hyg. 1988 Oct;91(5):249-54.
  17. Lee MK, Chua CT.  Brain abscess due to Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Internal Medicine Journal 1986; 16(1): 75-77.

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