Yan Li, M.D., Ph.D., serves as a Professor of surgical oncology at Wuhan University's School of Medicine. He is especially interested in applying nanotechnology techniques in clinical oncology practice. As a Key Member of China's Natural Science Fund for Creative Research Groups, he participates actively in the fabrication, biological modification, and translation of quantum dots (QDs) in molecular-targeted diagnosis of cancer. The novel QD probes developed by their group have been successfully applied in many cancer research projects covering cancers in the liver, breast, lung, cervix, stomach, and colon. His innovative research has won international awards and grants from the European Society of Medical Oncology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Biography Updated on 25 October 2011