Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Gang Li is Professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He earned an MBBS at the Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, China (1991), and a D. Phil at the University of Oxford School of Medicine, England, UK (1998). The focus of his research are on studies of the biological mechanisms of distraction osteogenesis, stem cell biology, circulating mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), the use of MSCs for cell therapy applications, musculoskeletal tissue regeneration and repair. He has published more than 190 peer-reviewed SCI articles with citations over 4500 and H index 40; 15 book chapters, edited 3 books on tissue engineering, bone biology, distraction histogenesis, and Ilizarov techniques. He is a council member of Chinese Orthopaedic Research Society; Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society, Chinese Association of Biomedical Engineering; Co-Chairman of ILLRS and ASAMI China Branch. He is associate editor for Journal of Orthopaedic Translation; editor for Calcified Tissue International, Bone and Joint Research, and Bone. He holds honorary or visiting Professorship at many prestigious universities such as Monash University, Australia; University of Malaya, Malaysia; Sichuan University, China; South-East University Medical School, China; The Airforce Medical University, China; Guangdong Medical University and Jilin University, China. His work received serval awards including the 1st Class Research Award in Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, China; 2nd Class Award in Medical Science and Technology, China Medical Association; 1st Class Award in China Medical Science, China International Exchange and Promotion Association for Medical and Healthcare.