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Dongmei Li, Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 276-3000


Professional Background

Dongmei Li received her PhD in Biostatistics from Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University in 2009. Her docotoral research focus on resampling-based multiple testing procedures with applications to microarray data analysis. She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawai'i since 2008 and moved to University of Rochester in 2014. Dr. Li's research focus on multiple testing procedures in genomic data analysis especially in methylation and transcriptome data analysis. She has developed a novel method and corresponding R package for methylation data analysis which offers higher power than current popular methods. Dr. Li also has extensive collaboration experience. She has colloborated with numorous investigators from a variety of schools and institutions such as school of medicine, nursing and dental hygiene, biomedical engineering, education, cancer center, center on disbility studies, and institute of marine biology. Dr. Li has served as co-investigators and biostatisticians on multiple national grants including a 10 million grant from CMS on diabetes studies for Medicaid beneficiaries, NIH R21, P20, P30, and U54 grants on biomedical research.


Faculty Appointments


MS | The Ohio State University

PhD | The Ohio State University


Journal Articles

Liu X, Mangla R, Tian W, Qiu X, Li D, Walter KA, Ekholm S, Johnson MD. "The preliminary radiogenomics association between MR perfusion imaging parameters and genomic biomarkers, and their predictive performance of overall survival in patients with glioblastoma." Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2017 Dec 0; 135(3):553-560. Epub 2017 Sep 09.

Li D, Chinn CC, Fernandes R, Wang CMB, Smith MD, Ozaki RR. "Risk of Diabetes Mellitus Among Medicaid Beneficiaries in Hawaii." Preventing chronic disease. 2017 Nov 22; 14:E116. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

Salek TP, Katz AR, Lenze SM, Lusk HM, Li D, Des Jarlais DC. "Seroprevalence of HCV and HIV infection among clients of the nation's longest-standing statewide syringe exchange program: A cross-sectional study of Community Health Outreach Work to Prevent AIDS (CHOW)." The International journal on drug policy.. 2017 Oct 0; 48:34-43. Epub 2017 Aug 02.