October 1, 2021

Dr. Jun Li named liaison to ANA/NINDS Career Development Symposium Planning Committee

Jun Li, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, will serve as the official board liaison to the American Neurological Association/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Career Development Symposium Planning Committee.

Jun Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Justin McArthur, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., and Frances Jensen, M.D., president and president-elect, respectively, of the ANA, requested that Dr. Li, a member of the association’s board of directors, serve in the role.

The Career Development Symposium Planning Committee, Dr. Li said, connects all junior neurology/neuroscience faculty who are funded by National Institutes of Health Career Development awards (K-award series). The awardees gather during ANA’s annual meeting.

“They will hear presentations as well as receive one-to-one mentoring by nationally-eminent neuroscience scholars,” Dr. Li said. “They will also meet key NIH stakeholders who will coach them about NIH-funded studies and how to develop into independent investigators.”

Dr. Li will represent the ANA board in organizing the symposium, which will allow him to interact with leading junior physician-scientists and NIH leaders.

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