Yi Li, MD

  • PGY-4 Resident

Biographical Sketch

Yi is a 4th-year neurology resident with interests in neuro-oncology and medical education. She is planning to pursue her neuro-oncology fellowship at UPMC. She decided to come to UPMC for training because of the wonderful people who made her feel at home. Her interests outside of work are board games, trivia, and taking care of her (many many) plants.

Education & Training

  • MD, Weill Cornell Medicin Qatar
  • BA, Cornell University, Biological Sciences & Psychology

Selected Recent Publications

Khan A, Li Y, Ponirakis G, Akhtar N, Gad H, George P, Ibrahim FM, Petropoulos IN, Canibano BG, Deleu D, Shuaib A, Kamran S, Malik RA. Corneal Immune Cells Are Increased in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2021 Apr 1;10(4):19. doi: 10.1167/tvst.10.4.19. PMID: 34003997; PMCID: PMC8083118.

Levin SN, Venkatesh S, Nelson KE, Li Y, Aguerre I, Zhu W, Masown K, Rimmer KT, Diaconu CI, Onomichi KB, Leavitt VM, Levine LL, Strauss-Farber R, Vargas WS, Banwell B, Bar-Or A, Berger JR, Goodman AD, Longbrake EE, Oh J, Weinstock-Guttman B, Thakur KT, Edwards KR, Riley CS, Xia Z, De Jager PL; Multiple Sclerosis Resilience to COVID-19 (MSReCOV) Collaborative. Manifestations and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in neuroinflammatory diseases. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2021 Apr;8(4):918-928. doi: 10.1002/acn3.51314. Epub 2021 Feb 22. PMID: 33616290; PMCID: PMC8013889.

Petropoulos IN, Kamran S, Li Y, Khan A, Ponirakis G, Akhtar N, Deleu D, Shuaib A, Malik RA. Corneal Confocal Microscopy: An Imaging Endpoint for Axonal Degeneration in Multiple Sclerosis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Jul 1;58(9):3677-3681. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-22050. PMID: 28727882.