Dr. Li is promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (tenured) in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. 


Student Larry Scott Jr. successfully defended his thesis virtually. Way to go, Dr. Scott 👨🏾‍🎓🎉!


Li lab received the FY21 Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) pilot award to study the mechanisms of cardiac conduction disorders.

Dr. Na Li participated in an NHLBI Atrial Fibrillation Working Group on Molecular Pathophysiology and Genetic Mechanisms as a speaker and panel discussant.

Li lab (BCM) and McConnel lab (UH) jointly received the BCM/UH Collaborative Pilot Grant to study the cardiac repair with the reprogrammed cardiac conduction cells.

Dr. Na Li received Norton Rose Fulbright Teaching Award


Summer students Arren Simpson (University of Detroit Mercy) and Vanessa Liu (Texas A& M) gave beautiful presentations on their summer projects to the BCM SMART Program. Congratulations! 



Student Larry Scott Jr. won the best abstract award at the 6th CVRI symposium. Congratulations!


Our work on "cardiac inflammasome and atrial fibrillation" was highlighted in Circulation.



Student Larry Scott Jr. gave an oral presentation at the BCVS Scientific Sessions in San Antonio, TX.



Dr. Li was interviewed for the publication of our first study that demonstrated the involvement of cardiac inflammasome in the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation.



Our work on "cardiac inflammasome and atrial fibrillation" was highlighted in Nature Reviews Cardiology.



Student Larry Scott Jr. received a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (2017 - 2019).