Dr. Jian-Dong Li is the founding director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. He is responsible for administering, overseeing and leading a multidisciplinary research and degree-granting institute at Georgia State. The Institute for Biomedical Sciences is dedicated to advancing fundamental and innovative biomedical research that improves human health, as well as educating and training future generations of leading biomedical scientists and health professionals.
Dr. Li is a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Inflammation & Immunity and Professor of Biomedical Sciences. He joined the university in 2011 as founding director of the Center for Inflammation, Immunity & Infection.
Dr. Li has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils and NIH/NIDCD Board of Scientific Counselors.
M.D., Medicine, Qingdao University School of Medicine, Qingdao, China
Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA. USA
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