Airong Li

Airong Li

Airong Li
Executive Editor
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School


Airong Li earned her PhD from Uiversity of Oxford in medical genetics and completed a post-doctoral training in genetics at Yale University Schol of Medicine. She has joined the faculty of Havard Medical School and Massachusstetts General Hopsital since 2003. Dr. Li has studied genes associated with human diseases, including asthma, hypertension, ataxia telangiectasia, polycystic liver and kidney diseases and Alzheimers disease. Dr. Li is the co-author of more than 20 research publications in well-recognized journals including "Nature Genetics", "American Journal Human Genetics", "American Journal Medical Genetics" and "Human Molecular Genetics" etc. Dr. Li is the recipient of the NIH National Research Service Award, American Heart Association Scientist Development Award, Harvard Medical School Junior Faculty Award and Neuroscience Education and Research Foundation Award. Dr. Lis current primary research interest is genetic studies of Alzheimers disease.

Research Interest

Genetic studies of Alzheimers disease.