Li Wei

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Honorary Senior Research Fellow


Dr Wei is a medical qualified epidemiologist and statistician. She jointed MEMO in 2000. Prior to this she worked as a research assistant in the University of Aberdeen, University of Liverpool and University of St Andrews.


Her main research area is Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Research.


  • Wei L, MacDonald TM, Shimi S. Appendicitis and appendicectomy are associated with increased pregnancy rate: A cohort study. Ann Surg 2012 (in press)
  • Sheng X, Murphy MJ, MacDonald TM, Wei L. Effectiveness of statins on total cholesterol and cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol 2012 Jan;39(1):32-40. Epub 2011 Nov 1.
  • Wei L, MacDonald TM, Mackenzie IS. Co-prescription of co-trimoxazole and spironolactone in elderly patients BMJ 2011 Sep 12;343:d5656. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5656.
  • Nadir MA, Wei L, Elder DHJ, Libianto R, Lim TK, Maheshwar Pauriah M, Pringle SD, Doney AD, Choy AM, Struthers AD, Lang CC. Impact of Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade Therapy on Outcome in Aortic Stenosis. JACC 2011:58: 570-576 authors contributed equally
  • Wei L, Struthers AD, Fahey T, Watson AD, MacDonald TM. A population-based longitudinal analysis of spironolactone use and renal toxicity. BMJ 2010;340:c1768, doi:10.1136/bmj.c1768
  • Mackenzie IS, Coughtrie MWH, MacDonald TM, Wei L. Antiplatelet drug interactions. J Intern Med. 2010:268:516-29.