• Dr. Li graduated from China Medical University with a M.D. degree and from Yamaguchi University with a Ph.D. degree in 2005. He completed his postdoctoral training in the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was appointed as Instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine in 2014.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2017 Autoimmunity to Vimentin Is Associated with Outcomes of Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.Journal of Immunology.  199:1596-1605. 2017
    2017 Low-dose cadmium exposure induces peribronchiolar fibrosis through site-specific phosphorylation of vimentin.AJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  313:L80-L91. 2017
    2016 Attenuated heme oxygenase-1 responses predispose the elderly to pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infections.AJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  311:L928-L940. 2016
    2015 Heme oxygenase-1 protects corexit 9500A-induced respiratory epithelial injury across species.PLoS ONE.  10:e0122275. 2015
    2014 Emerging roles for the FCRL family members in lymphocyte biology and disease.Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology.  382:29-50. 2014
    2013 FCRL3 promotes TLR9-induced B-cell activation and suppresses plasma cell differentiation.European Journal of Immunology.  43:2980-2992. 2013
    2011 Enhanced levels of both the membrane-bound and soluble forms of IgM Fc receptor (FcμR) in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Blood.  118:4902-4909. 2011
    2008 FCRL6 distinguishes mature cytotoxic lymphocytes and is upregulated in patients with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia.European Journal of Immunology.  38:3159-3166. 2008
    2008 FCRL2 expression predicts IGHV mutation status and clinical progression in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Blood.  112:179-187. 2008


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    2014 Emerging roles for the FCRL family members in lymphocyte biology and disease.  Ed. 382.  2014

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Li researches heavy metals-induced lung fibrosis; Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS), free radical, antioxidants, antioxidase, lipid peroxidation, and diseases; The molecular mechanisms of apoptosis; Toxicology of environmental and occupational toxicants; Epidemiology of cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD);The signal transduction mechanisms of immunoreceptors; Fc receptor-like (FCRL) and Fc receptor for IgM expression and biological potential.
  • Education And Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Postdoctoral Research
  • Doctor of Medicine, China Medical University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Cell / Cellular and Molecular Biology, Yamaguchi University
  • Master of Public Health, China Medical University
  • Full Name

  • Fu Jun Li
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