Meng Li Cardiff University, UK

Meng Li is a Professor in Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHIR) at Cardiff University, affiliated to both the School of Medicine and School of Bioscience. She studied Medicine, followed by a MSc in Immunology at Peking University in China. Meng Li received a PhD in Stem cell biology and mouse genetics from the University of Edinburgh and conducted post-doctoral work with Austin Smith. Her research in interested in understanding the control mechanisms of neuronal subtype fate specification and to apply stem cell derived neurons in modelling neurodevelopmental disorders and cell therapies for neurological diseases.