Campbell Medicine assistant dean for Biomedical Research serves as a NSF and NCI/NIH grant reviewer

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina — Dr. Yunbo Li, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research at Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, has been invited to serve as an ad-hoc reviewer for the National Science Foundation (NSF) (MCB-Genetic Mechanisms) grants and as a member for the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health (NCI/NIH) (2016/05 ZCA1 RPRB-M (M5) S-R01 and R21) grants review panel.  Dr. Li, an established investigator with over 120 peer-reviewed publications and 5 monographs, is currently funded by NCI/NIH and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC).

Established scientists from research institutions are invited to serve as grant reviewers for NSF and NCI/NIH – two of the most prestigious federal funding agencies of scientific research.  Dr. Li is one of the 13 panel members for the NCI/NIH 2016/05 ZCA1 RPRB-M (M5).

“We congratulate Dr. Li on this accomplishment,” said medical school Dean John M. Kauffman, Jr.  “This honor, for both Dr. Li as a scientist and for Campbell as his working institution, is an affirmation of the high reputation of our great medical school, and its increasingly recognized research.”