Professor Li,Hai MD, got his both bachelor and master degree of Medicine from Shanghai Second Medical University in 1993 and 1996 seperately, and Ph.D. degree from University of Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2005. Finishing his post-doc training in New York University and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey separately. Currently working as chief medical doctor in the Department of Gastroenterology, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine and also as a research professor in Shanghai Institute of Digestive Diseases. He is currently the deputy director of the Key Laboratory of Digestive diseases of Chinese Ministry of Health.He has long been engaged in the clinical practice as a hepatologist. His research interest is investigating pathogenesis and novel therapy for the acute-on-chronic liver failure. He founded Chinese (acute-on) chronic liver failure Consortium in 2015 and have finished a 14 centrers, prospective observation study of acute-on-chronic liver failure in China and have built up one of the largest the disease patients cohort in the world and is current chair of this consortium.
His research was funded by National Natural Science Foundation, several national key research projects. He has published 40 original articles in peer journal, such as Journal of Hepatology, Hepatology etc in liver failure area. He also holds several patents about drug development for treating acute-on-chronic liver failure.