About Wenhui Li, Ph.D.
After earning a Ph.D. in 2001 from the Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Dr. Li worked as a postdoctoral fellow and then as an instructor at Harvard Medical School, Boston. In 2007, he joined NIBS Beijing, where he has focused on viral infection of hepatitis B and hepatitis D. Dr. Li’s research led to the discovery that a multiple transmembrane bile acids transporter (NTCP, sodium taurocholate co-transporting polypeptide), predominantly expressed in liver, is a functional receptor for HBV and HDV. Dr. Li is now an investigator at NIBS and a professor at the Tsinghua Institute of Multidisciplinary Biomedical Research.
Read our news release about Dr. Li's selection for the Blumberg Prize here.
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