Yefu Li

Dr. Yefu Li

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology
Yefu Li

Dr. Yefu Li was born in China and attended Beijing Capital Medical College and Beijing Union Medical College where he received his MD in 1986. He received his PhD in molecular genetic at Brigham Young University in 1991. Dr. Li then joined the department of cell biology at Harvard Medical School for his postdoctoral training.

Dr. Li has been a faculty member of the Department of Developmental Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 1999. He has been mentoring predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows in his laboratory. 

Fields of Interest


Dr. Li’s research focuses on two major areas: the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, and the genetic regulation of skeletogenesis

Contact Information

p: 617/432-1835

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