Yong Li


Undergraduate Education:

1984-1987 Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang Medical College, Luoyang, China-Medicine

Graduate Education:


Shanghai Second Medical University, China - Medical science (MD)
Thesis: The function of S-100 in peripheral nerve regeneration.
Supervisor: Professor Ying Huang


Third Military Medical University, China - Gene Therapy, Cellular Biology and Pathology (PhD).
Thesis: I. Gene expression of TGF-beta in vitro and its effects on induction of immune tolerance in vivo; II. TGF-beta inhibits HLA-DR and beta2-M expression in Hela cells.
Supervisors: Professor Benlin Han MD & Professor Huixin Wang PhD

Postgraduate Training:

First Postdoctoral training

1997-1999 Imperial College School of Medicine, London, U.K-
Project: Skeletal Muscle Biology and Fibrosis
Supervisor: Professor Terrence Partridge

Second Postdoctoral training

1999-2002 Children’s Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A-
Project: Stem Cell, Fibrosis & Tissue Engineering
Supervisor: Professor Johnny Huard


Yong Li

Associate Professor


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  • DEPARTMENTDepartment of Pediatric Surgery
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    The Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine