Dr Zhe Li

Head scientist of Concord Hospital Skin Laboratory

Dr Zhe Li is currently working at Burns Unit Concord Hospital. He studied medicine and also has a PhD research degree from University of Sydney. Through years of medical and scientific trainings, he has developed his expertise knowledge and skills in cell biology, skin tissue engineering and regenerative medicine; cell/tissue therapy and living skin substitute for severe burn wound healing. Since 2003 he has been leading the clinical laboratory service to cultivate living skin autografts for severe burn patients in all burn centers under NSW Statewide Severe Burns Services.

Dr Li is a faculty member of Sydney Medical School in the discipline of surgery; the head scientist of Concord Hospital Skin Laboratory, a GMP facility for cellular therapy for NSW state-wide burns service and a principle researcher of Burns and Reconstructive Surgery Research at Concord Hospital. He was a 2008 Churchill Fellow of Australia and a finalist of 2012 Pride of Australia Award. He services as the editorial board member of several international scientific journals. He is also a visiting professor of two Medical Universities in China. Dr Li will talk about the applications and potential impact of 3D printing in different fields of future medicine.