Andrew I Li

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2335 Stockton Blvd, 6th floor
CA 95817
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    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NHBA2005Biophysical Chemistry
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CAMD2009School of Medicine
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, General Surgery, Torrance, CA2015General Surgery
    University of California, Los Angeles, Westwood, CA2018Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA2019Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and Microsurgery
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    American Board of Plastic Surgery2021  - PresCertification in the Subspecialty of Hand Surgery
    American Board of Plastic Surgery2020  - PresBoard Certified
    American Board of Surgery2010  - PresBoard Certified
    UC San Diego School of Medicine2005  - 2009UC Regents Scholarship

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    Transforming the Accessibility of Bionic Prosthetic Limbs by Leveraging Modern Computational Approaches and the Emerging Standard of Amputation Surgery.
    UC Noyce Initiative Feb 1, 2024 - Jan 31, 2026
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: To simplify the implementation and transforming the accessibility of bionic prostheses by combining computational and surgical advances in amputee care.
    A High-Throughput Peripheral Nerve Injury Model Using Microchannel Arrays
    American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand 3298Nov 1, 2020 - Sep 1, 2022
    Role: Principle Investigator
    Description: To create a high throughput ex vivo peripheral nerve model.
    UC-AmbuBox: A Fast-deployable Low-cost Ventilator for COVID-19 Emergent Care
    CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at the University of California, COVID-19 Seed Funding Grant 2020-0000000096May 8, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
    Role: Co-Principle Investigator
    Description: To produce a low cost ventilator that can be quickly deployed in pandemics and mass casualty events
    Large-Scale Bone Regeneration Using a Novel Chemotactic Regenerative Scaffold
    American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons/ Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: To develop an osteogenic and chemotactic laminated scaffold for bone regeneration
    A novel osteogenic oxysterol for cranial bone regeneration
    Cleft Palate Foundation Jul 1, 2013 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: To investigate the osteogenic potential of a novel oxysterol.
    A Novel Osteogenic Agent, Oxy 133, Promotes Bone Regeneration
    American Society of Craniofacial Surgery/ Komedyplast Jul 1, 2013 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: To investigate the osteogenic potential of Oxy 133
    T35 Short Term Research Training Grant
    NIH T35HL007491May 1, 1980 - May 31, 2016
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: ATP release and purinergic receptor stimulation (P2/ P1) in the activation of neutrophils through the regulation of calcium influx and intracellular calcium concentration.

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    1. Modified Frailty Index Identifies Increased Risk of Postoperative Complications in Geriatric Patients After Open Reduction Internal Fixation for Distal Radius and Ulna Fractures: Analysis of 5654 Geriatric Patients, From the 2005 to 2017 the National Surgical Quality Improvement Project Database. Ann Plast Surg. 2023 05 01; 90(5S Suppl 3):S295-S304. Dave DR, Zeiderman M, Li AI, Pereira C. PMID: 36880758.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Engineered multi-functional, pro-angiogenic collagen-based scaffolds loaded with endothelial cells promote large deep burn wound healing. Front Pharmacol. 2023; 14:1125209. Song H, Gao K, Hao D, Li A, Liu R, Anggito B, Yin B, Jin Q, Dartora V, Lam KS, Smith LR, Panitch A, Zhou J, Farmer DL, Wang A. PMID: 36937891; PMCID: PMC10014525.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2  
    3. Molecular Basis of Surgical Coaptation Techniques in Peripheral Nerve Injuries. J Clin Med. 2023 Feb 16; 12(4). Pereira CT, Hill EE, Stasyuk A, Parikh N, Dhillon J, Wang A, Li A. PMID: 36836090; PMCID: PMC9966153.
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    4. Measuring Pressure Redistribution Properties of 4 Hospital Bed Surfaces: A Quality Improvement Project. Wound Manag Prev. 2022 06; 68(6):18-26. Teleten O, Polyak TS, Espinoza J, Li AI, Rodgers AJ, Kirkland-Kyhn H. PMID: 35895032.
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    5. Sensorimotor Outcomes of Upper Extremity End-to-Side Nerve Transfers: A Meta-analysis. Ann Plast Surg. 2022 05 01; 88(4 Suppl 4):S337-S342. Zeiderman MR, Fine J, Asserson DB, Davé DR, Bascone CM, Li AI, Pereira CT. PMID: 35180756.
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    6. In Vitro, In Vivo and Ex Vivo Models for Peripheral Nerve Injury and Regeneration. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2022; 20(2):344-361. Li A, Pereira C, Hill EE, Vukcevich O, Wang A. PMID: 33827409; PMCID: PMC9413794.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Involvement of PDGF-BB and IGF-1 in Activation of Human Schwann Cells by Platelet-Rich Plasma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 12; 146(6):825e-827e. Pereira CT, Paxton ZJ, Li AI. PMID: 33234996.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    8. Digital droplet infusion. Lab Chip. 2021 02 07; 21(3):502-512. Fang Z, Li AI, Liu H, Pan T. PMID: 33185236; PMCID: PMC7878359.
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    9. AmbuBox: A Fast-Deployable Low-Cost Ventilator for COVID-19 Emergent Care. SLAS Technol. 2020 12; 25(6):573-584. Fang Z, Li AI, Wang H, Zhang R, Mai X, Pan T. PMID: 32882150; PMCID: PMC7472193.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    10. The Effects of Lidocaine on Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 07; 45(7):e3. Li A, Pereira C. PMID: 32327336.
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    11. Re-exploration of vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap for vaginal reconstruction: Case report and review of the literature. JPRAS Open. 2018 Mar; 15:32-35. Rouch JD, Li A, Cohen JG, Kazanjian KK, Festekjian JH. PMID: 32158795; PMCID: PMC7061550.
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    12. Use of Dual, Tubularized Supraclavicular Artery Island Flaps in Series to Restore Gastrointestinal Continuity After a Failed Ileocolic Esophageal Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Sep; 75(3):306-8. Granzow JW, Li AI, Boyd JB, Van Natta TL. PMID: 24691327.
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    13. Free Flap Survival Following Failure of the Vascular Pedicle. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Jul; 75(1):44-8. Granzow J, Li AI, Caton A, Boyd JB. PMID: 25643188.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Oxy133, a novel osteogenic agent, promotes bone regeneration in an intramembranous bone-healing model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2017 05; 11(5):1490-1499. Li A, Hokugo A, Segovia LA, Yalom A, Rezzadeh K, Zhou S, Zhang Z, Parhami F, Stappenbeck F, Jarrahy R. PMID: 26073881.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    15. The use of negative pressure wound therapy in severe open lower extremity fractures: identifying the association between length of therapy and surgical outcomes. J Surg Res. 2015 Dec; 199(2):726-31. Rezzadeh KS, Nojan M, Buck A, Li A, Vardanian A, Crisera C, Festekjian J, Jarrahy R. PMID: 26141870.
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    16. Digital mobile technology facilitates HIPAA-sensitive perioperative messaging, improves physician-patient communication, and streamlines patient care. Patient Saf Surg. 2015; 9:21. Gordon CR, Rezzadeh KS, Li A, Vardanian A, Zelken J, Shores JT, Sacks JM, Segovia AL, Jarrahy R. PMID: 26136830; PMCID: PMC4487585.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 15  
    17. Development of chemotactic smart scaffold for use in tissue regeneration. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 May; 135(5):877e-884e. Hokugo A, Li A, Segovia LA, Yalom A, Rezzadeh K, Zhou S, Zhang Z, Zuk PA, Jarrahy R. PMID: 25919270.
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    18. In vitro osteoinductive effects of hydroxycholesterol on human adipose-derived stem cells are mediated through the hedgehog signaling pathway. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Nov; 134(5):960-968. Yalom A, Hokugo A, Sorice S, Li A, Segovia Aguilar LA, Zuk P, Jarrahy R. PMID: 25347631.
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    19. A bioengineered peripheral nerve construct using aligned peptide amphiphile nanofibers. Biomaterials. 2014 Oct; 35(31):8780-8790. Li A, Hokugo A, Yalom A, Berns EJ, Stephanopoulos N, McClendon MT, Segovia LA, Spigelman I, Stupp SI, Jarrahy R. PMID: 25064803; PMCID: PMC4289709.
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    20. Stimulation of bone regeneration following the controlled release of water-insoluble oxysterol from biodegradable hydrogel. Biomaterials. 2014 Jul; 35(21):5565-71. Hokugo A, Saito T, Li A, Sato K, Tabata Y, Jarrahy R. PMID: 24731715.
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    21. Human Adipose Tissue as a Source of Multipotent Stem Cells. . 2014 Jan 1; 67-83. Li LA, Hokugo HA, Jarrahy JR, Zuk ZP. .
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    22. Patient rankings: why patient feedback should affect our delivery of care but not our pay. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2013 Nov; 98(11):22-3. Li A, Yoon A, Vardanian A, Nguyen P, Sacks J, Gordon C, Jarrahy R. PMID: 24313136.
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    23. A novel oxysterol promotes bone regeneration in rabbit cranial bone defects. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 07; 10(7):591-9. Hokugo A, Sorice S, Parhami F, Yalom A, Li A, Zuk P, Jarrahy R. PMID: 23997014.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    24. In vitro study of a novel oxysterol for osteogenic differentiation on rabbit bone marrow stromal cells. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jul; 132(1):70e-80e. Hokugo A, Sorice S, Yalom A, Lee JC, Li A, Zuk P, Jarrahy R. PMID: 23806956.
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    25. A subcranial Le Fort III advancement with distraction osteogenesis as a clinical strategy to approach pycnodysostosis with midface retrusion and exorbitism. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Jul; 24(4):1327-30. Raposo-Amaral CE, Tong A, Denadai R, Yalom A, Raposo-Amaral CA, Bertola D, Li A, Jarrahy R. PMID: 23851800.
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    26. Bipedicled flaps in posttraumatic lower-extremity reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Oct; 66(10):1415-20. Granzow JW, Li A, Suliman A, Caton A, Goldberg M, Boyd JB. PMID: 23786879.
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    27. Surgical amputation of the digit: an investigation into the technical variations among hand surgeons. Eplasty. 2013; 13:e12. Li A, Meunier M, Rennekampff HO, Tenenhaus M. PMID: 23460930; PMCID: PMC3587013.
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    28. The surgical management of a stage III Wilms tumor presenting with perforated appendicitis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Jul; 34(5):e193-4. Li A, Asch M, Lasky J, Sieger L, Lee SL. PMID: 22395216; PMCID: PMC3812062.
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    29. Adrenergic receptor activation involves ATP release and feedback through purinergic receptors. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 Nov; 299(5):C1118-26. Sumi Y, Woehrle T, Chen Y, Yao Y, Li A, Junger WG. PMID: 20668211; PMCID: PMC2980303.
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    30. Purinergic signaling: a fundamental mechanism in neutrophil activation. Sci Signal. 2010 Jun 08; 3(125):ra45. Chen Y, Yao Y, Sumi Y, Li A, To UK, Elkhal A, Inoue Y, Woehrle T, Zhang Q, Hauser C, Junger WG. PMID: 20530802; PMCID: PMC4209711.
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    31. A case of peripheral neuropathy from contact with military radar equipment. Eplasty. 2009 Dec 11; 10:e1. Tenenhaus M, Potenza B, Li A. PMID: 20076783; PMCID: PMC2796565.
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    32. Differential regulation of sodium/iodide symporter gene expression by nuclear receptor ligands in MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Endocrinology. 2005 Jul; 146(7):3059-69. Kogai T, Kanamoto Y, Li AI, Che LH, Ohashi E, Taki K, Chandraratna RA, Saito T, Brent GA. PMID: 15817668.
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