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Xiao-Nan Li, MD, PhD

Basic and Preclinical Science

Research Interests

  • Medulloblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Pediatric Cancer

Biography

  • Professor, Pediatrics (Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Rachelle and Mark Gordon Endowed Professorship in Cancer Research

Education and Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Research Methodology, Baylor College Of Medicine 2001
  • Fellowship in Neurosurgery, Suzhou Medical College/Soochow University 1992
  • Residency in Neurosurgery, Suzhou Medical College/Soochow University 1990
  • PhD in Tumor Biology, Suzhou Medical College/Soochow University 1993
  • MD, Suzhou Medical College/Soochow University 1985

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