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.
Stem cell biology and application,
Genetic and epigenetic regulations in adult stem cells,
Fibrosis prevention and treatment,
Musculoskeletal tissue engineering and translational medicine.