Xiaowei Sherry Liu, PhD

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Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
332A 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.
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Selected Publications

Wang L, Tower RJ, Chandra A, Yao L, Tong W, Xiong Z, Tang K, Zhang Y, Liu XS, Boerckel JD, Guo X, Ahn J, and Qin L: Periosteal mesenchymal progenitor dysfunction and extraskeletally-derived fibrosis contribute to atrophic fracture nonunion. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 34(3): 520-534, 2019.

de Bakker, CMJ, Zhao H, Tseng W-J, Li Y, Altman-Singles AR, Liu Y, Leavitt L, and Liu XS*: Effects of reproduction on sexual dimorphisms in rat bone mechanics. Journal of Biomechanics 77: 40-47, 2018 Notes: * 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 32(1): 52-62, 2018.

de Bakker, CMJ, Li Y, Zhao H, Leavitt L, Tseng W-J, Lin T, Tong W, Qin L, and Liu XS*: Structural adaptations in the rat tibia bone induced by pregnancy and lactation confer protective effects against future estrogen deficiency. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 33(12): 2165-2176, 2018 Notes: * Corresponding author.

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 70(2): 230-41, 2018.

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.

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.

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 139(11), 2017 Notes: * Corresponding author; Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2017 Editor’s Choice Award.

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.

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.

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