Binxing Li, PhD

Dr. Li is a research assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, John A. Moran Eye Center, at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. He received his PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2005. He then began his postdoctoral training and research associate work at the Moran Eye Center. Subsequently, in 2015, he became a research faculty member in the department. His research is focused on the role of carotenoids in retinal disease prevention by studying the relevant metabolism, transport pathways, and physiological functions of xanthophyll carotenoids in the human eye. Dr. Li’s work has resulted in more than 30 publications in PNAS, Biochemistry, Biophysical J., and other leading journals.