Assistant Professor

Yi Daniel Li

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology


Credit Valley Hospital: Trillium
2200 Eglinton Ave. W, Lab Med and Genetics, Rm 2H502, Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5M 2N1
Clinical Interests
Pathology: Molecular, Pathology: Hematological
Appointment Status

Dr Li completed his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Molecular Biology at McMaster University.

He subsequently obtained his MD, CM degree at McGill University.

After completing his residency in Anatomic Pathology at Queen’s University, he pursued a clinical fellowship in Hematopathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

He is currently an associated pathologist at Trillium Health Partners with a primary focus on Hematopathology, including bone marrow and lymph node pathology, peripheral blood smear diagnosis and flow cytometric analysis.

He is certified in Anatomic Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and in Anatomic Pathology and Hematopathology by the American Board of Pathology.


Recent Publications


Li, Y. and Weinberg, O. (2018). Richter transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma to composite diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma: a case report and review of literature. Human Pathology: Case Reports. 14:69-72.

Li, Y. and Dorfman, DM. (2018). Highly atypical myeloblasts in acute myeloid leukaemia with myelodysplasia-related changes in a patient with short telomere syndrome. Br J Haematol.

Li, Y. and Kim, A.S. (2018). A Real Nose-Pincher. The Hematologist. Image Challenge. Volume 15, Issue 3

Patel, S., Li, Y., Berchuck, J.E., Cunningham, J., Kim, A., Pozdnyakova, O. (2018). Did you "miss" me? A subtle case of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma. Am J Hematol.

Li, Y., Shi, C.X., Rosenfeld, J., Mossman, K.L., Boo, Y.C., Schellhorn, H.E. (2008). Restoration of vitamin C synthesis in transgenic Gulo-/- mice by helper-dependent adenoviral-based expression of gulonolactone oxidase. Human Gene Therapy. 19:1349-1358

Li, Y. and Schellhorn, H.E. (2007). New developments and novel therapeutic perspectives for vitamin C. Journal of Nutrition 137:2171-2184

Li, Y. and Schellhorn, H.E. (2007). Rapid kinetic microassay for catalase activity. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. 18:185-187

Li, Y. and Schellhorn, H.E. (2006). Can age-related degenerative diseases be ameliorated by administration of pharmacologic levels of vitamin C? Medical Hypotheses 68:1315-1317