Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory


Xiaowei Sherry Liu

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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

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Mckay Orthopaedic Research Lab
University of Pennsylvania
426C Stemmler Hall
36th Street and Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2157464668
B.E. (Bioengineering and Instrumentation)
Tsinghua University, 2002.
M.S. (Biomedical Engineering)
Columbia University, 2004.
M. Phil. (Biomedical Engineering)
Columbia University, 2005.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering)
Columbia University, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Zhou B, Zhang Z, Wang J, Yu YE, Liu XS, Nishiyama KK, Rubin MR, Shane E, Bilezikian JP, Guo XE: In vivo precision of digital topological skeletonization based individual trabecula segmentation (ITS) analysis of trabecular microstructure at the distal radius and tibia by HR-pQCT. Pattern Recognition Letters 76: 83-9, 2016.

Zhu H, Xie F, Luo X, Qin L, Liu XS, LS Levin, and Li Q: Orthotopic forelimb allotransplantation in the rat model. Microsurgery 2016 Notes: in press.

Chandra A, Lin T, Young T, Tong W, Ma X, Tseng W-J, Kramer I, Kneissel M, Levine MA, Zhang J, Cengel K, Liu XS, and Qin L: Suppression of Sclerostin alleviates radiation-induced bone loss by protecting bone forming cells and their progenitors through distinct mechanisms. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2016 Notes: in press.

De Bakker CM, Altman AR, Li C, Tribble MB, Lott C, Tseng W-J, and Liu XS: Minimizing interpolation bias and precision error in in vivo µCT-based measurements of bone structure and dynamics. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 44(8): 2518-28, 2016.

Wang J*, Zhou B*, Liu XS*, Fields AJ, Sanyal A, Shi X, Adams M, Keaveny TM, Guo XE: Trabecular plates and rods determine elastic modulus and yield strength of human trabecular bone. Bone 72: 71-80, 2015 Notes: *authors contributed equally.

Altman AR, Tseng WJ, de Bakker CM, Chandra A, Lan S, Huh BK, Luo S, Leonard MB, Qin L, Liu XS: Quantification of skeletal growth, modeling, and remodeling by in vivo micro computed tomography. Bone 81: 370-9, 2015.

Lin T, Tong W, Chandra A, Hsu S-Y, Jia H, Zhu J, Tseng W-J, Levine MA, Zhang Y, Yan S, Liu XS, Sun D, Young W, and Qin L: A comprehensive study of long-term skeletal changes after spinal cord injury in adult rats. Bone Research 3: 15028-1-9, 2015.

de Bakker CMJ, Altman AR, Tseng W-J, Tribble MB, Li C, Chandra A, Qin L, Liu XS: μCT-Based, In Vivo Dynamic Bone Histomorphometry Allows 3D Evaluation of the Early Responses of Bone Resorption and Formation to PTH and Alendronate Combination Therapy. Bone 73: 198-207, 2015.

Altman AR, de Bakker CMJ, Tseng WJ, Chandra A, Qin L, Liu XS: Enhanced individual trabecular repair and its mechanical implications in PTH and Alendronate treated rat tibial bone. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 137(1): 011004-1-8, 2015.

Chandra A, Lin T, Zhu J, Tong W, Huo Y, Jia H, Zhang Y, Liu XS, Cengel K, Xia B, Qin L: PTH1-34 blocks radiation-induced osteoblast apoptosis by enhancing DNA repair through canonical Wnt pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry 290(1): 157-67, 2015.

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