Dr. Li is a Professor at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and a member of the Center for Pharmacogenetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, and pursued his postdoctoral training with Dr. Leaf Huang. He became a faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2000. Dr. Li has broad knowledge in medicine, biology, and drug and gene delivery and is the author or co-author of over 120 peer-reviewed articles and 27 review articles or book chapters. Dr. Li is an Associate Editor for Journal of Gene Medicine and also serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. He frequently serves on the review panels of NIH, DOD and other funding agencies. Research in Dr. Li’s lab has been continuously supported by grants from various funding agencies including NIH, DOD, and American Heart Association (AHA).