Xiu-Min Li

Xiu-Min Li, MD


Research Topics:

Allergy, B Cells, Cellular Immunity, Cytokines, Immunological Tolerance, Immunology, Inflammation, Lymphocytes, Memory, T Cells, cAMP

Xiu-Min Li, M.D., focuses her research on food allergy and allergic asthma. In the area of food allergy, she is investigating the immunopathogenic mechanisms underlying food allergy and novel therapies for these allergic diseases. She is involved in teaching sessions with the fellows and coordinates weekly immunology rounds, which include clinical case presentations, review of journal articles, and lectures from invited speakers. Her clinical research has included clinical trials in both asthma and allergic diseases. She has recently been involved in studying hypersensitivity and the potential of CpG oligodeoxynucleotide treatment for allergic asthma, also utilizing animal models. In addition, Dr. Li is exploring herbal medicines for the treatment of allergic asthma and food allergy.

East-West Scientific Symposia on Allergy (April 13-18, 2010)

Dr Li will be among a panel of  Western and Eastern medical scientists to host a symposia to exchange scientific progress on understanding food and environmental allergies in order to prevent and treat allergic disorders. For more information and to register, please download the agenda and registration form:


Registration Page

You may also register online (beginning on January 2, 2010).

In the News

Dr. Li and her work were recently profiled in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF.

Clinical Focus

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Immunology [IMM]