Hui Li, PhD joined McWilliam School of Biomedical Informatics in 2023 as an Assistant Professor in the Center for Translational AI Excellence and Applications in Medicine (TEAM-AI). Prior to joining UTHealth, Dr. Li worked in industry and led a scientific software team to develop informatics solutions to support biomedical discovery and clinical diagnostics, with a primary emphasis on identifying genetic biomarkers from "-omics" data as well as mining information from literature involving variants, genes, and diseases.
Dr. Li’s research focuses on big data and computing infrastructure for biomedical science and healthcare. Dr. Li has extensive expertise in designing comprehensive solution architecture, conducting meticulous business analyses, and adeptly managing full lifecycle project management. He will be leading the development of a learning precision medicine platform which will include informatics solutions for variant assessment in clinical diagnostic practices, living evidence synthesis, and data-driven clinical decision making leveraging multi-modality patient data.