Jian-Ri LI

Full Name
Jian-Ri LI
Chair, Department of Urology
Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Brief Bio
Dr. Jian-ri Li is the Chair of Urology at the Taichung Veterans General Hospital. He got his medical degree at Taipei Medical University in 1999 and finished the residency training at TCVGH. He also received basic science training at Institute of Biomedicine of National Chung Hsin University, and Institute of Medicine and Molecular Toxicology of Chun Shan Medical University and obtained master and PhD of science. Dr. Li’s clinical interest is focusing on surgical and medical treatment of renal cell carcinoma and urothelial cancer. He also completed a 6-month lab visiting at Yale, focusing on urothelial function studies. His research interest is to study signal transduction pathway of urothelial cancer and to translate these results to clinical applications.
1. Minimally invasive surgeries in urological oncology 2. Female voiding dysfunction
1. B.A., M.D. Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Sep 1992- July 1999. 2. M.S. National Chung Hsing University, Institute of Medical Technology, Taichung, Taiwan. Sep 2007-Aug 2009. 3. PhD, Chung Shan Medical University, Institute of Medicine and Molecular Toxicology, Taichung, Taiwan. Sep 2009-July 2014
2018 TUA Pfizer Best Paper Award
1. Hsueh, C. H., Chang, L. W., Chiu, K. Y., Hung, S. C., Chen, J. P., & Li, J. R. * (2023). Chronic kidney disease, preoperative use of antispasmodics and lower resected prostate volume ratios are risk factors for postoperative use of adrenergic Alpha-blockers and antispasmodics. PLoS One, 18(3), e0282745. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282745 2. Li, J. R., Wang, S. S., Lu, K., Chen, C. S., Cheng, C. L., Hung, S. C., Chiu, K. Y., Hsu, C. Y., & Yang, C. K. (2023). First-line Chemotherapy Response Is Associated With Clinical Outcome During Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment in Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma: A Real World Retrospective Study. Anticancer Res, 43(3), 1331-1339. 3. Li, J. R., Ou, Y. C., Wu, C. C., Wang, J. D., Lin, S. Y., Wang, Y. Y., . . . Chen, C. J. (2020). Endoplasmic reticulum stress and autophagy contributed to cadmium nephrotoxicity in HK-2 cells and Sprague-Dawley rats. Food Chem Toxicol, 146, 111828.