Jun Li

Assistant Professor
Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology

Present: Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor in the Departments of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). The main area of Jun’s research focuses on the identification of genetic, epigenetic and metabolic factors for cardiometabolic disease, and mechanisms through which lifestyle factors and diet impact human health, using multi-omics integration approaches.

Worked with Dr. Frank B. Hu and Dr. Liming Liang in the Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology at HSPH:
8/2016-5/2019 Postdoc fellow
6/2019-1/2020 Research Associate
2/2020-3/2022 Research Scientist

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, HSPH (secondary)

BWH Preventive Medicine: https://prevmed.bwh.harvard.edu/jun-li-md-phd/
Harvard Catalyst: https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/124442
HSPH: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/profile/jun-li/

The Bernard Lown Scholarship in Cardiovascular Health Program (HSPH co-mentors Hu/Liang) – 2014
The New England Cardiovascular-Metabolic Fellowship Awards (American Diabetes Association co-mentors Hu/Liang) – 2017-2019
Pilot and Feasibility Award (BNORC co-mentors Hu/Liang) – 2018-2020
K99 Award (NIDDK co-mentors Manson/Liang) – 2019-2022
The Barry R. and Irene Tilenius Bloom Fellowship Award, HSPH – 2019
The Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Research Award Winner, American Heart Association (AHA) – 2019
Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research, AHA – 2020
The Mark Bieber Award, AHA – 2023

Jun’s research in the news: PAH and methylation aging