Yun Li, MD

Sleep Medicine Center, Translational Neuroscience Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Dr. Li obtained her Medical Doctor degree from Sichuan University in 2015 and has 3 years predoctoral and postdoctoral training of Sleep Medicine at Penn State University College of Medicine. Now she is an assistant research fellow of Sleep Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University. She is also a youth committee of the Chinese Sleep Research Society and the Professional Sleep Society of Chinese Medical Doctor Association, as well as a member of American Academic Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Li has published 22 peer-reviewed publications. Her long-standing interests include studying cardiometabolic comorbidities in sleep disorders (i.e., insomnia and sleep apnea), as well as their underlying mechanisms in humans. She is the PI of tow national grants: National Natural Science Foundation of China and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation; she is also a researcher of a “973 Project”.

Terms of Appointment: Feb 2016 - Feb 2017