Zhixiong Li / 李志雄

Zur Person

  • Geburtsort
    Hanchuan City, Hubei

  • Nationalität

  • Titel
    Prof. Dr. med., group leader

  • Adresse
    Department of Hematology, Hemostasis, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation
    Hannover Medical School
    Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1
    30625 Hannover

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    0049 172 4109763

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  • 1984 - 1990
    Study of medicine
    Tongji Medical School, Wuhan, P.R. China
    Degree: Bachelor of Medicine (equivalent to MD in USA)

  • 1990 - 1993
    Master of Medicine
    Tongji Medical School
    Mentor: Prof. Jinzhi TANG

  • 1996 - 1998
    MD („magna cum laude“, 10.12.1998)
    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Mentor: Prof. Dr. Axel R. Zander

  • 12.04.2006
    Habilitation (“Development of gene therapy for hematopoietic stem cells and T lymphocytes using retroviral vectors”) and venia legendi in Experimental Hematology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • 1990 - 1993
    Training in Hematology including one year research training in laboratory and one year residency
    Division of Hematology Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical School, Wuhan, China

  • 1993 - 1995
    Clinical fellow
    Dept. of Internal Medicine and Division of Hematology Tongji Hospital

  • 08.1995 - 09.1996
    Clinical fellow
    Clinic of Dr. Kleeberg (HOPA, Hamburg, Germany)

  • 09.1996 - 12.1998
    Research and clinical fellow
    Center for Bone Marrow Transplantation (Head: Prof. Dr. Axel R. Zander)
    University Hospital Eppendorf University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  • 1999 - 2001
    Professor and Deputy Director
    Department of Hematology
    Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University
    Guangzhou, P.R. China

  • 2000 - 2002
    Postdoctoral fellow
    Researchgroup of Dr. Christopher Baum
    Department of Cell & Virus Genetics (Director: Prof. Dr. W. Ostertag)
    Heinrich-Pette-Institute, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  • 2001 - 2006
    Staff scientist, project leader
    Experimental Cell Therapy (Head: Prof. Dr. Christopher Baum)
    Dept. Hematology, Hemostaseology, and Oncology (Director: Prof. Dr. Arnold Ganser)
    Hannover Medical School (MHH), Hannover, Germany

  • 2006 - 2014
    Assistant Professor (2006-2013),
    Extraordinary (apl.) Professor (since 2013), group leader Dept. Experimental Hematology (Director: Prof. Dr. Christopher Baum)
    Hannover Medical School

  • 2010 -
    Physician (since 2010)
    Extraordinary (apl.) Professor and group leader (since December 2014) Department of Hematology, Hemostasis, Oncology, and Stem cell Transplantation (Director: Prof. Dr. Arnold Ganser)
    Hannover Medical School


  • Leukemogenesis of tyrosine kinases and targeted therapy
  • Gene therapy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hematopoietic malignancies
  • Stem Cell Biology