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Xiaowei Sherry Liu, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, McKay MicroCT Imaging Core, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Director, MicroCT Imaging Core, Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
G11A Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4668
Fax: 215-573-2133
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University, 2007-2009.
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Selected Publications

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 32(2): 360-72, 2017.

Jia H, Ma X, TongW, Wei Y, Tower R, Chandra A, Sun Z, Yang Z, Badar F, Zhang K, Tseng W-J, Kramer I, Kneissel M, Xia Y, Liu XS, Wang J, Han L, Enomoto-Iwamoto M, and Qin L: Subchondral bone plate sclerosis during late osteoarthritis is caused by loading-induced reduction in Sclerostin amount. Arthritis & Rheumatology 2017 Notes: in press.

de Bakker CMJ, Altman-Singles AR, Li Y, Tseng WJ, Li C, and Liu XS*: Adaptations in the microarchitecture and load distribution of maternal cortical and trabecular bone in response to multiple reproductive cycles in rats. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 32(5): 1014-26, 2017 Notes: * Corresponding author.

de Bakker CMJ, Tseng W-J, Li Y, Zhao H, Altman-Singles AR, Jeong Y, Robberts Y, Han L, Kim D-G, and Liu XS*: Reproduction differentially affects trabecular bone depending on its mechanical vs. metabolic role. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2017 Notes: in press; * Corresponding author.

Chandra A, Wang L, Young T, Zhong L, Tseng W-J, Levine MA, Cengel K, Liu XS, Zhang Y, Pignolo RJ, and Qin L: Proteasome inhibitor Bortezomib is a novel therapeutic for focal radiation-induced osteoporosis. FASEB Journal 2017 Notes: in press.

Altman-Singles AR, Jeong Y, Tseng W-J, de Bakker CMJ, Zhao H, Lott C, Robberts J, Qin L, Han L, Kim D-G, and Liu XS*: Intermittent parathyroid hormone after prolonged alendronate treatment induces substantial new bone formation and increases bone tissue heterogeneity in ovariectomized rats. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 32(8): 1703-15, 2017 Notes: *Corresponding author.

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 36(8): 672-75, 2016.

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 ┬ÁCT-based measurements of bone structure and dynamics. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 44(8): 2518-28, 2016 Notes: *Corresponding author.

Iyer SP, Nikkel LE, Nishiyama KK, Zhang C, McMahon, DJ, Boutroy S, Liu XS, Ratner L, Cohen DJ, Guo XE, Shane E, and Nckolas TL: Kidney transplantation with early corticosteroid withdrawal immunosuppression: paradoxical effects at the central and peripheral skeleton. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 25(6): 1331-41, 2015.

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