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Xiaowei Sherry Liu, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, McKay MicroCT Imaging Core, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, MicroCT Imaging Core, Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University, 2007-2009.
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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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