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Jun Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Academic Office Location:
Neuroscience
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-8939
Email: junli@uchc.edu
Website(s):

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.China Pharmaceutical UniversityPharmacy
M.S.China Pharmaceutical University, Pharmacology
Ph.D.University of Dublin - Trinity CollegeNeuropharmacology

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
PostdoctoralUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterNeuroscience

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Trinity College post-graduate award, Dublin, Ireland (2001 - 2004) Trinity College Dublin
Outstanding Student AwardsChina Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
Outstanding Student Awards China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Heart AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
BMC NeuroscienceProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of the Neurological Sciences Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Medical Science Monitor Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Bentham Science Publisher E-BooksProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational


Accepting Lab Rotation Students: Fall '15

Journal Articles

Abstracts

  • Impact of post-stroke isolation on stroke outcome.
    Venna VR, Xu Y, Li J, Liu F, McCullough LD Stroke 2012 Jan;43
  • Sexdependent differences in autophagy after experimentally-induced stroke.
    Adami AJ, O'Keefe L, Venna VR, Li J, Siegel CS, Benashski SE, McCullough LD Stroke 2012 Jan;43
  • Social Isolation Worsens Stroke Outcome, Role of Nuclear Factor KappaB and Sex.
    Louise D McCullough, Jun Li, Fudong Liu, et al. Stroke 2011 Jan;42(93):e180
  • Social isolation worsens stroke outcome, role of nuclear factor kappaS and sex.
    VR Venna, J Li, F Liu, LD McCullough Stroke 3180-181

Conference Papers

  • Impact of post-stroke Isolation on stroke outcome.
    Li J 2012 Jan;
  • Loss of astrocytic AMPK leads to exacerbation of stroke in mice.
    Li J 2012 Jan;
  • Post-stroke inhibition of TGF-á-activated kinase by 5Z-7-oxozeaenol improves histological and behavioral outcomes in a mouse model of ischemic stroke.
    Li J 2012 Jan;
  • Sex-dependent differences in autophagy after experimentally-induced stroke.
    Li J 2012 Jan;
  • Activation of AMP-activated Protein Kinase Differs in Young and Aging Mice after Stroke.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • AMPK regulates ischemic cell death through GSK3-Beta.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • Inhibition of calcium/calmodulin dependent protein dinase IV is detrimental in experimental stroke.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • Inhibition of TGF-á activated kinase by 5Z-7- oxozeaenol is neuroprotective.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • Preconditioning induces sustained neuroprotection by Inhibition of AMP.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • Social isolation worsens stroke outcome, role of nuclear factor kappaB and sex.
    Li J 2011 Jan;
  • Inhibition of calcium/calmodulin dependent protein kinase kinase is detrimental in experimental stroke
    Li J 2010 Jan;
  • Cytochrome c-caspase pathway predominates in female but not male mice after ischemic stroke.
    Li J 2009 Jan;
  • Sex-dimorphism of minocycline?s neuroprotection following stroke.
    Li J 2009 Jan;
  • Akt1 gene deletion and pharmacological akt inhibition in stroke.
    Li J 2008 Jan;
  • Gender differences in x-linked inhibitor of apoptosis in cerebral ischemia.
    Li J 2007 Jan;
  • AMPK: Impact on mammalian metabolism & disease.
    Li J 2006 Jan;
  • IL-1 receptor type I-deficient mice are less susceptible to cerebral ischemic and excitotoxic brain damage.
    Li J 2006 Jan;
  • Inhibition of AMPK leads to sustained neuroprotection that is mediated by neuronal NOS.
    Li J 2006 Jan;
  • Metformin exacerbates damage after experimental stroke: effects on energy metabolism.
    Li J 2006 Jan;
  • Pre-ischaemic neuroprotective effect of N1-Dansyl-spermine in a transient focal cerebral ischaemia model in mice.
    Li J 2004 Jan;
  • The neuroprotective effect of N1-Dansyl-spermine in a permanent focal cerebral ischaemia model in mice.
    Li J 2003 Jan;

Reviews