Dr Weiqi Li
BMed, MMed, PhD

 
Dr Li
Position: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Supervisor: Prof Wen Wang
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7821
Mobile: +44 (0)7501 953434
Email: wei-qi.li@qmul.ac.uk
Location: 328C, Engineering, Mile End
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Expertise: My research focuses on the vascular biology and vascular engineering. Particular interest goes to the endothelial glycocalyx, a protective layer along the luminal surface of the blood vessel. I aim to elucidate how the glycocalyx develops and sheds under healthy and diseased vascular conditions. I also work on endothelial mechanics and directional cell migration on different types of substrate, with the ultimate gold of understanding the process of vascular stiffening and aging.