Lead Investigator Bio

Li Laboratory
Xiaohong Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Skeletal Disease and Cancer Therapeutics, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology

Areas of expertise: Bone metastases, prostate cancer, tumor microenvironment, TGF-beta, FGF


Dr. Li received her Ph.D. in 2001 from the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. She then completed postdoctoral training in the laboratories of Drs. David Ong and Neil Bhowmick at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Li was appointed as a research assistant professor in Vanderbilt’s Department of Cancer Biology in 2009, where she was mentored by Dr. Lynn Matrisian. She joined VAI as an assistant professor in September 2012.