Professor Jian Li is the Director of Beijing Institute of Geriatrics and the Dean of National Center for Elderly Health Care of China. He also served as the Director of Key Laboratory of Geriatrics, Ministry of Health, China. He earned his Ph.D. of Biochemistry from Geneva University in Switzerland. His major research interest has mostly focused on mechanisms of aging and aging-related diseases including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Prof. Li has published over 80 articles in international journals including Mol Cell, J Cell Biol, Pro Nat1 Acad Sci USA, Nature communication, Cancer Res, Cell Res. He currently serves as the vice-president of Chinese Association for Lipid and Lipoprotein Research, Chinese Association for Geriatrics and Chinese Association for Atherosclerosis.