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Li Shen, PhD Email Li Shen

    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Shen joined the Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2009 with a Ph.D. in computer science. He is currently associate professor of bioinformatics. He has made contributions to epigenomics in brain diseases and bioinformatic tools development. His current research interests include the applications of machine learning in healthcare and genomics. He has more than 90 publications with >5,500 total citations. See his Google scholar page for a full list of his publications. Visit Li Shen's Laboratory of Bioinformatics for more information on his research activities.

Research Topics

Addiction, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, Breast Cancer, Chromatin, Computational Biology, Depression, Epigenomics, Genomics, Image Analysis, Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Neural Networks


BS, Fudan University

PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Postdoc, University of California San Diego



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