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Name: Ji-Bin Li
Title: Associate researcher
Email: lijib@sysucc.org.cn

Dr. Ji-Bin Li received his bachelor and master's degree from Sun Yat-sen University, and his doctorate degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He joined Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center in 2016, and served as a biostatistician in the department of Clinical Research, and was appointed as an associate researcher in 2021. He mainly conducts research in biostatistics in clinical trials and longitudinal studies, clinical epidemiology, and behaviors, psychology and well-being. He has obtained several research grants (e.g., National Natural Science Foundation, Guangdong Natural Science Foundation) as a principle investigator. Dr. Ji-Bin Li's academic output includes an authored book and book chapters on biostatistics and clinical epidemiology, and over 80 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals.


Statistical methods in clinical trials; longitudinal study design and statistical methods; clinical epidemiology; behaviors, psychology and well-being, and quality of life.


2012-2016, PhD, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2009-2012, Master degree, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University

2005-2009, Bachelor degree, Zhongshan school of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University


1. Li JB#, Qiu ZY, Liu Z, Zhou Q, Feng LF, Li JD*, Zhang X*. Gender Differences in Factors Associated with Clinically Meaningful Weight Loss among Adults Who Were Overweight or Obese: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Obes Facts. 2021;14(1):108-120. (IF=3.514)

2. Li JB#, Guo SS#, Tang LQ, Guo L, Mo HY, Chen QY, Mai HQ*. Longitudinal Trend of Health-Related Quality of Life During Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy and Survival in Patients With Stage II-IVb Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Front Oncol. 2020 Oct 8;10:579292. (IF=4.848)

3. Li JB, Zhang JX, Hong MH. Methodology for Clinical Research [M]. Beijing: Science Press, 2020.

4. Li JB*, Wu AMS, Feng LF, Deng Y, Li JH, Chen YX, Mai JC, Mo PKH*, Lau JTF*. Classification of probable online social networking addiction: A latent profile analysis from a large-scale survey among Chinese adolescents. J Behav Addict. 2020 Aug 21; 9(3):698-708. (IF=5.143)

5. Wang XY#, Li JB#, Shi W#, Huang ZZ, Xia W, Huang JJ, Su YH, Wang SS, Shi YX, Bi XW*, Yuan ZY*. Efficacy of Moxifloxacin plus Treatment of Physician's Choice in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Oncologist. 2020 Oct; 25(10):e1439-e1445. (IF=5.025)

6. Li JB#, Wu Y, Gu D, Li H*, Zhang X*. Prevalence and temporal trends of presarcopenia metrics and related body composition measurements from the 1999 to 2006 NHANES. BMJ Open. 2020 Aug 5;10(8):e034495. (IF=2.496)

7. Li JB#*, Luo S#, Wong MCS, Li C, Feng LF, Peng JH, Li JH, Zhang X*. Longitudinal associations between BMI change and the risks of colorectal cancer incidence, cancer-relate and all-cause mortality among 81,388 older adults : BMI change and the risks of colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. BMC Cancer. 2019 Nov 11;19(1):1082. (IF=3.15)

8. Zhi-Qiang Wang#, Qi Mei#, Ji-Bin Li#, Rui You, You-Ping Liu, Rui Sun, Guang-Yuan Hu, Ming-Yuan Chen*, Yi-Jun Hua*. The long-term survival of patients with III-IVb stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with IMRT with or without Nimotuzumab: a propensity score-matched analysis. BMC Cancer. 2019 Nov 19;19(1):1122. (IF=3.15)

9. Li JB*, Mo PKH, Lau JTF*, Su XF, Zhang X, Wu AMS, Mai JC, Chen YX. Online social networking addiction and depression: The results from a large-scale prospective cohort study in Chinese adolescents. J Behav Addict. 2018 Sep 1;7(3):686-696. (IF=5.143)

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