Linheng Li Elected AGA Fellow

Lenheng Li, PhD

Stowers Investigator Linheng Li, PhD, has been been inducted as a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest medical society dedicated to disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. AGA fellowship is an honor bestowed on members who have been recognized by their peers and community for superior professional achievement in basic research and/or practice in the field of gastroenterology.

Li is an internationally recognized authority on the biology of stem cell niches, specialized microenvironments that nurture and direct the behavior of adult stem cells. His pioneering efforts highlighted a mechanistic link between the maintenance of intestinal stem cells and early stages of colorectal cancer.