Li Kong

Title: professor
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Major: Human Anatomy and Histology

Education/Professional Experience

Education experience:

1978.9-1983.7 Changchun College of traditional Chinese medicine clinical medicine;  Bachelor of medicine.

1986.9-1989.7 Inner Mongolia Medical College of Human Anatomy and Histology and Embryology, Master ofmedicine.

2003.9-2006.6 China Medical University human anatomy and histology and embryology,Doctor of medicine.

Professional Experience:

1983.8-1995.4 Inner Mongolia Medical College Department of Histology and  Embryology / Cytochemistry, (assistant / lecturer)

1995.5-2001.6 Department of Histology and Embryology, Dalian Medical University (Associate Professor / Deputy Director of Teaching and Research Section)

2001.7 - now Dalian Medical University Department of Histology and Embryology (Professor / Director of the Department)

2003.9-2006.2 United States University of Oklahoma co-cultivation of Ph.D. (visiting scholar)

2006.8-2009.4 Department of Ophthalmology and Neurobiology, University of Oklahoma (postdoctoral)

Participation in the Academic Community

1.Board Member of the Histology and Embryology Professional Committee of CSAS.

2.Board Member of the Medical Cell Biology Professional Committee of CSCB.


Kong L, Liu B, Zhang C, Wang B, Wang H, Song X, Yang Y, Ren X, Yin L, Kong H, Ma H.The therapeutic potential of sulforaphane on light-induced photoreceptor degeneration through antiapoptosis and antioxidant protection. Neurochemistry Int. 2016;100: 52-61

Xiang Ren, Hong Sun, Chenghong Zhang, Chen Li, Jinlei Wang, Jie Shen, Dong Yu,Li Kong.Protective function of pyridoxamine on retinal photoreceptor cells via activating p-Erk1/2 / Nrf2 / Trx / ASK1 pathway in diabetic mice. Molecular Medicine Reports.2016;4: 420-424.

Xiang Ren,Haiying Ma,Yuanyuan Qiu,Bo Liu,Hui Qi,Zeyu Li,Hui Kong,Li Kong  The downregulation of thioredoxin accelerated Neuro2a cell apoptosis induced by advanced glycation end product via activating several pathways.Neurochemistry International,2015;87:128–135. 

Li Kong,Xue Cai,Xiaohong Zhoua,Lily L Wong,Sudipta Seal, James F McGinnis.  Nanoceria extend photoreceptor cell lifespan in tubby mice by modulation of apoptosis/ survival signaling pathways.Neurobiology of Disease.2011;42(3):514–523.

Li Kong, Xiaohong Zhou, Feng Li, Junkie Yodoi, James McGinnis, Wei Cao.  Neuroprotective effect of Over Expression of Thioredoxin on photoreceptor degeneration in Tubby Mouse. Neurobiology of Disease.2010; 38(3): 446-455. 

Xiaohong Zhou, Feng Li,Li Kong, James Chodosh, and Wei Cao.Anti-inflammatory effect of pigment epithelium-derived factor in DBA/2J mice.Mol Vis.2009;15: 438–450.

Li Kong, Guang-Di Chen,Xiaohong Zhou, James F. McGinnis,Feng Li, Wei Cao.  Molecular mechanisms underlying cochlear degeneration in the tubby mouse and the therapeutic effect of sulforaphane.Neurochemistry International.2009;54:172-179.

Li Kong, Masaki Tanito, Zhong Huang,Feng Li,Xiaohong Zhou,Alexander Zaharia,Junji Yodoi,James F. McGinnis and Wei Cao. Delay of Photoreceptor Degeneration intubby Mouse by Sulforaphane. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2007;101(4): 1041- 1052. 

Li Kong, Feng Li,Charles Soleman, Sheng Li, Rajesh V. Elias Xiaohong Zhou, David A. Lewis, James F. McGinnis, and Wei Cao. Bright cyclic light accelerates photoreceptor cell degeneration in tubby mice. Neurobiology of Disease. 2006;21:468-477.

Research Projects/Grants

The mechanism of thioredoxin in preventing photoreceptor cell degenerative of Diabetic retinopathy. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) -31371218. (2014.1-2017.12)


Admission Plan ( Number of people): 1