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Yi-Ju Li

Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Division of Integrative Genomics
Duke Box 104775, Durham, NC 27708
300 North Duke Street, 47-122 Carmichael Warehouse, Durham, NC 27701

Selected Grants


Predictors of Pain Severity and Pain-Related Outcomes in Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Drug Induced Liver Injury Network Data Coordinating Center

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2028

Novel mechanisms of microRNA-mediated anabolic effects in age-related osteoarthritis

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Neurocognition & Greater Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm in AF (NOGGIN AF)

Clinical TrialBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institute on Aging · 2021 - 2026

Duke Testing Site for Stroke Preclinical Assessment Network

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke · 2023 - 2025

Predictors of Pain Severity and Pain-Related Outcomes in Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Drug Induced Liver Injury Network Data Coordinating Center

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2028

Novel mechanisms of microRNA-mediated anabolic effects in age-related osteoarthritis

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Neurocognition & Greater Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm in AF (NOGGIN AF)

Clinical TrialBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institute on Aging · 2021 - 2026

Duke Testing Site for Stroke Preclinical Assessment Network

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke · 2023 - 2025

Training and Validation of Novel Cardiac Surgical Risk Models Incorporating Right Ventricular Function from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists · 2023 - 2024

OPTIMIZING OUTPATIENT ANESTHESIA: IMPROVING ANALGESIA AND REDUCING OPIOID MISADVENTURE

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Mast cell activation as a determinant of neurologic injury after cardiac arrest

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

Cognitive Effects of Body Temperature During Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2023

Pharmacologic Suppression of Reperfusion Injury Following Endovascular Thrombectomy In Stroke

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by BioMimetix JV LLC · 2019 - 2021

Qualification of Prognostic and Diagnostic Biomarkers of Knee Osteoarthritis

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2021

The Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Neuroinflammation and Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

FellowshipStatistician · Awarded by Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research · 2019 - 2021

Extracellular Vesicles and Their Role in Hallmarks of Aging

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

A hands-on, integrative next-generation sequencing course: design, experiment, and analysis

Inst. Training Prgm or CMETraining Faculty · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2020

Platelets as regulators of inflammation and tissue injury after cardiac surgery

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2015 - 2019

External Relationships


  • Duke-National University of Singapore
  • Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC)
  • Kidney International
  • North Carolina-Taiwan Professional and Scholar Society (NCTPASS)

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