The Yueming Li Lab

Research Interests

Basic & Translational research in Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease:
From disease mechanism to therapeutic development.

Research Areas

  • Target Identification & Drug Discovery
  • Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biochemistry & Enzymology
  • Biophysics & Structural Biology
  • Animal models & Behavior
  • Neurobiology & Neuroinflammation
  • Autophagy, Protein Aggregation & Clearance

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Yueming Li, PhD

Yueming Li, PhD


Research Focus

Dr. Yueming Li studies disease mechanism of Cancer and Alzheimer’s, with the goal of developing novel therapeutics for clinical use.


PhD, University of California Berkeley

Lab Members

  • Gertsik, N., Am Ende, C.W., Geoghegan, K.F., Nguyen, C., Mukherjee, P., Mente, S., Seneviratne, U., Johnson, D.S. & Li, Y.M. Mapping the Binding Site of BMS-708163 on gamma-Secretase with Cleavable Photoprobes. Cell chemical biology 24, 3-8 (2017).
  • Frost, G.R. & Li, Y.M. The role of astrocytes in amyloid production and Alzheimer’s disease. Open Biol 7 (2017).
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