Associate Professor Qiao-Xin Li
Associate Professor Qiao-Xin Li, is a Senior Research Fellow at The Florey. She is also the manager of the National Dementia Diagnostics Laboratory (NDDL). The NDDL is a NATA accredited test laboratory to perform the diagnostic testing for Alzheimer’s disease (three proteins of amyloid42, tau and phospho-tau) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); as well as accredited to perform 14-3-3 protein detection in CSF, with approximately 90% sensitivity and specificity for sporadic Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD).
The NDDL offers its diagnostic services to the medical community, scientific researchers and the pharmaceutical industry. Associate Professor Li is a biochemist with strong interest in neurodegenerative diseases and blood biomarkers, as attested from the list of publications of more than 100 original research articles. She is a member of the AIBL biomarker team since its inception in 2007.