Dr.Yong Li

Title: The application potential of the composite engineering tissues

Biography

Dr. Yong Li currently is tenured professor and director at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine. He was an Assistant Professor and laboratory director of Orthopedics, Pathology, and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 2005, and then was appointed a laboratory director and Associate Professor of Center Stem Cell for Regenerative Medicine and Pediatric, Orthopedic and Internal Medicine of University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2011. Dr. Li has more than one hundred peer-reviewed publications and his team is well-founded through DOD and NIH grants. He owns more than twenty national and international awards, including the Michael Miller Young Investigator Award from UPMC. He also was a student mentor of National Goldwater scholarship.

Research Interest

Stem cell biology and application,

Genetic and epigenetic regulations in adult stem cells,

Fibrosis prevention and treatment,

Tissue/organ regeneration,

Musculoskeletal tissue engineering and translational medicine.


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