Lu Li

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences (RTPC - Research Track)

Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Lu Li, PhD, is a research assistant professor of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (RTPC – Research Track).

Prior to her faculty appointment, she served as a postdoctoral scholar research associate in Papadopoulos Lab from 2017-2021, where she worked on transforming stem cells into functioning Leydig cells – the testicular cells that produce high levels of testosterone in men. Lu Li is conducting research with lab-grown Leydig cells by working with animal models of hypogonadism to discover optimal treatments for low testosterone.

She holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from Central South University in Changsha, China, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in biology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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