Liu Laboratory

What's New

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu on being selected as a spotlight speaker for the 2020 ORS Annual Meeting!
July 18, 2019

Congratulations to Hongbo Zhao and co-authors for their publication titled "Reproducibility and Radiation Effect of High-Resolution In Vivo Micro Computed Tomography Imaging of the Mouse Lumbar Vertebra and Long Bone" which was accepted for publication in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering!
July 10, 2019

Welcome Joshua Bowden, who joined the Liu lab as a high school summer research student!
June 17, 2019

Welcome Justin Leggin and Zachary Davis, who joined the Liu lab as undergraduate summer research students!
May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng for successfully passing his PhD proposal!
May 09, 2019

Congratulations to Tala Azar on receiving a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
April 09, 2019

Congratulations to Yihan Li on being selected as a finalist for the ASME-SB3C 2019 PhD Student Paper Competition!
March 15, 2019

Congratulations to Yihan Li on getting her work, "Effects of Reproduction and Lactation History on Rat Maternal Bone Mechano-responsiveness and Osteocyte Microenvironment" accepted as a podium presentation at the 2019 SB3C Conference!
March 15, 2019

Congratulations Dr. X. Sherry Liu for being selected as the recipient for the 2019 Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award!
December 21, 2018
Congratulations Sherry (and co-authors Chantal de Bakker & Yihan Li) for being selected as the recipient for the 2019 Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award, which recognizes outstanding basic and/or clinical research related to the musculoskeletal system that is of high significance and impact!

Research highlighted by the Orthopaedic Research Society "Basic Science Tip of the Week" - Lactation Bone Loss: A Second Chance
October 15, 2018
Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab! Their work, "Microarchitectural Adaptations in Rat Maternal Bone Induced by Pregnancy and Lactation Exert Protective Effects against Future Estrogen Deficiency" was recently highlighted by the ORS.

Research highlighted by the Orthopaedic Research Society "In the News" - Short-Term Costs with Long-Term Benefits: Pregnancy and Lactation Lead to Structural Adaptation in Maternal Rat Bone
October 15, 2018
Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab! Their research findings provide new insight into osteoporosis prevention and treatment for post-menopausal women by considering their reproductive histories.

Farewell and best wishes to Hongbo on the next chapter of his career! He recently joined Deloitte's Healthcare Management Group (Risk Advisory) as a Consultant Intern
September 26, 2018

Publication selected as a highlighted article in the current issue of Journal of Biomechanics - Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab!
August 22, 2018
Congratulations to Chantal M.J. de Bakker, Hongbo Zhao, Wei-Ju Tseng, Yihan Li, Allison R. Altman-Singles, Yang Liu, Laurel Leavitt, and X. Sherry Liu! Their publication titled "Effects of reproduction on sexual dimorphisms in rat bone mechanics" was a highlighted article for the current issue (Issue 77C) of Journal of Biomechanics.

Welcome two new PhD students, Tala and Charlie to the Liu Lab!
August 20, 2018

Congratulations to Hongbo Zhao for his talk at the McKay Young Investigator Seminar, titled "Cyclic and Alternating PTH and Alendronate Treatment Regimens Further Improve Bone Microarchitecture and Strength Beyond Daily and Cyclic PTH Regimens"
August 14, 2018

Congratulations to former PhD student Chantal de Bakker for receiving the T. Chen Fong Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Imaging Science from University of Calgary. She will begin her postdoctoral career in Dr. Steven Boyd's lab!
July 27, 2018

New Publication - Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab!
July 24, 2018
Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Yihan Li, Hongbo Zhao, Laurel Leavitt, Wei-Ju Tseng, Wei Tong, Ling Qin, and X. Sherry Liu on their recent paper published in Journal of Bone and Mineral Resarch titled "Structural Adaptations in the Rat Tibia Bone Induced by Pregnancy and Lactation Confer Protective Effects against Future Estrogen Deficiency"

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng for being selected as a recipient of the ASBMR Young Investigator Award this year!
July 12, 2018

Welcome Yilu Zhou, a new postdoctoral fellow in X. Sherry Liu's Lab!
July 02, 2018

Congratulations to Hongbo Zhao and Wei-Ju Tseng
June 28, 2018
Congratulations to Hongbo and Wei-Ju! Their abstract was accepted for an oral presentation at the 2018 ASBMR Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada, titled "Cyclic and Alternating Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) and Alendronate Treatment Regimens Further Improve Bone Microarchitecture and Strength Beyond Daily and Cyclic PTH Regimens"

Congratulations to Yihan Li
June 28, 2018
Congratulations to Yihan! Her abstract was accepted for an oral presentation at the 2018 ASBMR Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada, titled "Peri-Lacunar/Canalicular (PLC) Remodeling Enhances Mechano-Sensitivity in Rat Maternal Bone when Subjected to Estrogen Deficiency"

New Publication - Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab!
June 23, 2018
Congratulatons to Chantal de Bakker, Hongbo Zhao, Yihan Li, Allison Altman-Singles, Yang Liu, Laurel Leavitt, and X. Sherry Liu on their recent paper published in Journal of Biomechanics titled "Effects of reproduction on sexual dimorphisms in rat bone mechanics"

Welcome Wenzheng Wang, a new postdoctoral researcher in X. Sherry Liu's Lab!
May 15, 2018

Congratulations to Priyanka Ghosh
April 16, 2018
Congratulations to Priyanka Ghosh on her acceptance to Indiana University School of Medicine!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu!
April 06, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu on her promotion to tenured Associate Professor!

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng on the birth of his baby boy, Nolan!
March 14, 2018

Welcome Rebecca Chung, a new postdoctoral fellow in X. Sherry Liu's Lab!
February 19, 2018

Top paper selected for JBME Annual Special Issue - Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker + Liu Lab!
January 18, 2018
Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Wei-Ju Tseng, Yihan Li, Hongbo Zhao, Allison R. Altman-Singles, Yonghoon Jeong, Juhanna Robberts, Lin Han, Do-Gyoon Kim and X. Sherry Liu! Their paper, "Reproduction Differentially Affects Trabecular Bone Depending on Its Mechanical Versus Metabolic Role", published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering was selected as one of the top papers in 2017 by the Associate Editors for the JBME Annual Special Issue.

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Wei-Ju Tseng, Yihan Li, Hongbo Zhao, Allison Altman-Singels and Juhanna Robberts
October 13, 2017
Congratulations to Chantal, Wei-Ju, Yihan, Hongbo, Allison and Juhanna for their paper entitled, "Reproduction Differentially Affects Trabecular Bone Depending on Its Mechanical Versus Metabolic Role " being accepted for publication in Journal of Biomechanical Engineering!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
September 18, 2017
Congratulations to Chantal for successfully defending her thesis entitled "Structural Adaptations of the Maternal Skeleton in Response to Reproduction and Lactation."

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng
September 08, 2017
Congratulations to Wei-Ju for receiving ASBMR ICMRS Webster Jee Young Investigator Award.

Welcome to new rotation PhD Students Thomas Leahy and Ashley Fung
September 01, 2017
Welcome to our new undergraduate student rotation PhD Students Thomas Leahy and Ashley Fung!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
August 14, 2017
Congratulations to Liu Lab on being awarded an NSF grant entitled "Roles of Modeling- and Remodeling-based Bone Formation in Determining Trabecular Bone Mechanics at Multiple Length Scales"

Congratulations to Yihan Li
July 27, 2017
Congratulations to Yihan for passing her Qualifying Exam!

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng
July 21, 2017
Congratulations to Wei-Ju for receiving ASBMR 2017 Annual Meeting Young Investigator Travel Grant.

Congratulations to Yihan Li
July 21, 2017
Congratulations to Yihan for receiving ASBMR 2017 Annual Meeting Young Investigator Award.

Welcome to new Undergraduate Student Tien-Jung Lee
July 15, 2017
Welcome to our new undergraduate student Tien-Jung Lee!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
July 01, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu for receiving an NIH R01 grant on the project entitled "Effect of pregnancy and lactation on postmenopausal bone health."

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng and Yihan Li
July 01, 2017
Wei-Ju's abstract entiled Cyclic Treatment Regimen Rescues Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Discontinuation-Induced Bone Loss and Microarchitecture Deterioration, and Yihan's abstract entitled Peak Trabecular Bone Microarchitecture But Not Bone Mass Predicts Rate of Estrogen-Deficiency-Induced Bone Loss, have been selected to be presented at 2017 ASBMR Plenary Poster Session.

Congratulations to Yihan Li
June 20, 2017
Yihan was selected as a Fellow for the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, and her abstract will be presented at the EFF/ASBMR meeting in September.

Welcome to new Master Student Mengting Huang
June 20, 2017
Welcome to our new MS student Mengting Huang!

Welcome to new High School Student Courtland Wesley
June 19, 2017
Welcome to our new high school student Courtland Wesley!

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles, Wei-Ju Tseng, Chantal de Bakker, Carina Lott, Juhanna Robberts and Hongbo Zhao
April 30, 2017
Congratulations to Allison, Wei-Ju, Chantal, Carina, Juhanna and Hongbo for their paper entitled, "Intermittent Parathyroid Hormone after Prolonged Alendronate Treatment Induces Substantial New Bone Formation and Increases Bone Tissue Heterogeneity in Ovariectomized Rats"being accepted for publication in Journal of Bone Mineral Research!

Congratulations to Hongbo Zhao
March 21, 2017
Congratulations to Hongbo for being accepted for a podium presentation at SB3C 2017 for his work entitled "Effects of Daily and Cyclic Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Treatment Regimens on Bone in Ovariectomized Rats"

Congratulations to Yihan Li
March 21, 2017
Congratulations to Yihan for being accepted for a podium presentation at SB3C 2017 for her work entitled "Relationships Between Peak Bone Microstructure and Rate of Estrogen-deficiency-induced Bone Loss"

Welcome to our new undergraduate student Priyanka Ghosh
January 23, 2017
Welcome to our undergraduate student Priyanka Ghosh!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
January 19, 2017
Congratulations to Wei-Ju for being accepted for a podium presentation at ORS 2017 for her work entitled " Reproduction-Induced Changes in Maternal Bone Confer Protective Effects against Estrogen Deficiency"

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Allison Altman Singles, Yihan Li, Wei-Ju Tseng and Connie Li
January 19, 2017
Congratulations to Chantal, Allison, Yihan, Wei-Ju, and Connie for their manuscript entitled, "Adaptations in the Microarchitecture and Load Distribution of Maternal Cortical and Trabecular Bone in Response to Multiple Reproductive Cycles in Rats" being accepted for publication in Journal of Bone Mineral Research!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
January 18, 2017
Congratulations to Sherry for receiving the NSF CAREER Award on the project entitled, "Temporal Changes In Rat Maternal Bone During Lactation And After Weaning"

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Wei-Ju Tseng, Yihan Li and Hongbo Zhao
January 16, 2017
Congratulations to Chantal, Wei-Ju, Yihan and Hongbo for their review paper entitled, "Clinical Evaluation of Bone Strength and Fracture Risk" being accepted for publication in Current Osteoporosis Reports!

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng
November 09, 2016
Congratulations to Wei-Ju for being accepted for a podium presentation at ORS 2017 for his work entitled " Cyclic Treatment Regime Rescues PTH Withdrawal-Induced Bone Loss and Microarchitecture Deterioration"

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
September 05, 2016
Congratulations to Chantal being awarded for 2016 ASBMR Young Investigator Award for her work entitled, "Reproduction-Induced Changes in Maternal Trabecular Bone Microarchitecture Confer Protective Effects against Estrogen Deficiency."

Welcome to new Master Student Tan Meng
September 05, 2016
Welcome to our new MS student Tan Meng!

Welcome to new PhD Student Yang Liu
August 22, 2016
Welcome to our new PhD student, Yang Liu!

Congratulations to Chih-Chiang Chang
July 02, 2016
Congratulations to Chih-Chiang for being selected as a SB3C MS level student competition finalist for his work entitled, "Reproducibility of mouse trabecular bone microstructure at multiple skeletal sites by in vivo micro computed tomography imaging."

Congratulations to Hongbo Zhao
July 02, 2016
Congratulations to Yihan for being selected as a SB3C MS level student competition finalist for his work entitled, "Longitudinal assessment of mouse bone microstructure by in vivo mCT imaging with minimal radiation effects."

Congratulations to Yihan Li
July 02, 2016
Congratulations to Yihan for being selected as a SB3C MS level student competition finalist for her work entitled, "Effects of reproduction and lactation on maternal bone tissue mechanical properties at different length scales."

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
July 01, 2016
Congratulations to Chantal for being awarded 2nd Place as a SB3C Ph.D level student competition for her work entitled, "Reproduction Induces Adaptation of the Maternal Skeleton and Alters Patterns of Postmenopausal Bone Loss."

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
July 01, 2016
Our proposal "Mechanical Consequences of Modeling- vs. Remodeling-Based Bone Formation" will be funded by Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorder Pilot Grant Program.

Welcome to new Undergraduate Student Meghan Pinezich
May 31, 2016
Welcome to our undergraduate student Meghan Pinezich!

Congratulations to Yihan Li, Chih-Chiang Chang and Wonsae Lee
May 16, 2016
Congratulations to Yihan, Chih-Chiang and Wonsae for receiving their Masters degrees in Material Science, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, respectively.

Congratulations to Wonsae Lee
April 20, 2016
Congratulations to Wonsae for getting accepted to Biomedical engineering program at the Stony Brook University.

Congratulations to Chih-Chiang Chang
April 15, 2016
Congratulations to Chih-Chiang for getting accepted to Bioengineering program at the University of California - Los Angeles!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
January 28, 2016
Congratulations to Chantal for passing her Prelim Proposal!

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng
January 27, 2016
Congratulations to Wei-Ju for passing his Qualifying Exam!

Welcome to new Master Student Marissa Eppes
January 18, 2016
Welcome to our new MS student Marissa Eppes!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
January 11, 2016
Congratulation to Chantal who was awarded 2nd Place for her poster presentation at the Graduate Student Poster Session & Competition in the Bioengineering Graduate Group Symposium!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker, Allison Altman Singles, Connie Li, Mary Beth Tribble, Carina Lott and Wei-Ju Tseng
December 07, 2015
Congratulations to Chantal, Allison, Connie, Mary Beth, Carina and Wei-Ju for their manuscript entitled, "Minimizing Interpolation Bias and Precision Error in In Vivo µCT-based Measurements of Bone Structure and Dynamics" being accepted for publication in Annals of Biomedical Engineering!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
October 21, 2015
Chantal was introduced as a Women's Leadership Forum Spotlight on Women.

Welcome to new PhD studnet
October 01, 2015
Welcome to our new PhD student, Hongbo Zhao!

Welcome to new undergraduate student
September 21, 2015
Welcome to our new undergraduate student Dina Ramadane!

Congratulations to Tiao Lin, Wei Tong, Abhishek Chandra, Haoruo Jia, Wei-Ju Tseng
September 17, 2015
Congratulations to Talon, Wei, Abhishek, Haoruo and Wei-Ju for their manuscript entitled, " A comprehensive study of long-term skeletal changes after spinal cord injury in adult rats." being accepted for publication in Bone Research!

Congratulations to Wei-Ju Tseng
August 13, 2015
Wei-Ju was selected as a Fellow for the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, and his abstract will be presented at the EFF/ASBMR meeting in October.

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles, Wei-Ju Tseng, Chantal de Bakker and Abhishek Chandra
July 31, 2015
Congratulations to Allison, Wei-Ju, Chantal and Abhishek for their manuscript, "Quantification of skeletal growth, modeling, and remodeling by in vivo micro computed tomography" being accepted for publication in Bone!

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles
July 01, 2015
Congratulations to Allison for receiving a Young Investigator Award to attend the 2015 ASBMR Annual Meeting at Seattle, WA!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
July 01, 2015
Sherry received NIH/NIAMS K01 award entitled, " The effect of PTH on modeling-based bone formation."

Welcome to new high school student
June 18, 2015
Welcome to our new high school student, Rahul Mikkilineni!

Welcome to new undergraduate student
June 08, 2015
Welcome to our new undergraduate student Steven Polomski!

Welcome to new PhD student
June 03, 2015
Welcome to our new PhD student, Peng Guo!

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles
June 01, 2015
Congratulations to Allison for being Assistant Professor at Penn State University!

Congratulations to Connie Li and Juhanna Robberts
May 19, 2015
Congratulations to Connie Li and Juhanna Robberts on their graduation and successfully completing their undergraduate courses.

Welcome to new Master Student
May 12, 2015
Welcome to our new masters student, Wonsae Lee.

Congratulations to Mimi Luo
March 12, 2015
Congratulations to lab alumni Mimi Luo for getting accepted to the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine with full tuition scholarship!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
March 06, 2015
Congratulations to Chantal for winning 3rd place for her talk at the Bioengineering Graduate Student Symposium!

Welcome to new Master Students
December 04, 2014
Welcome to our new masters students Yihan Li, Youwen Yang, Chih-Chiang Chang!

Welcome to new undergraduate student
September 15, 2014
Welcome to our new undergraduate student, Heng-Chieh Alex Hsu!

Congratulations to Dr. X. Sherry Liu
August 01, 2014
Sherry received a Young Investigator Award to attend the AAOS/CORR/ORS/CMH-UCD Musculoskeletal Sex Differences Throughout the Lifespan (SD) Research Symposium in Rosemont, IL!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
July 15, 2014
Chantal was selected as a Fellow for the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, and her abstract will be presented at the EFF meeting in September!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
July 15, 2014
Chantal's abstract entitled, "Pregnancy and lactation bone loss cause long-lasting structural deterioration of the maternal skeleton that accumulates over multiple reproductive cycles" for ASBMR was chosen for a Young Investigator Travel Grant and will be honored at the Plenary Poster Session at the Annual Meeting!

Congratulations to Chantal de Bakker
July 11, 2014
Chantal's poster entitled, "Maternal Bone Regains Mechanical Competence after Lactation by Increasing the Thickness and Altering the Structure Type of the Remaining Trabeculae" was awarded first place in the Tissue and Cellular Engineering category for the Masters Student Paper Competition at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics Meeting in Boston, MA!

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles, Wei-Ju Tseng, Chantal de Bakker and Mary Beth Tribble
July 08, 2014
Congratulations to Allison, Wei-Ju, Chantal, and Mary Beth had 5 abstracts accepted to the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Annual Meeting in Houston, TX this coming September!

Welcome to new undergraduate student
July 01, 2014
Welcome to our new undergraduate student, Sarah Akintoye!

Congratulations to Abhishek Chandra, Tiao Lin, Mary Beth Tribble, Allison Altman Singles and Wei-Ju Tseng
June 20, 2014
Congratulations to Abhishek, Talon, Mary Beth, Allison, and Wei-Ju on the acceptance of their paper entitled, " PTH1-34 Alleviates Radiotherapy-induced Local Bone Loss by Improving Osteoblast and Osteocyte Survival" to Bone!

Congratulations to Allison Altman Singles
June 13, 2014
Congratulations to Allison's poster entitled, "Enhanced Individual Trabecular Repair and Its Mechanical Implications in PTH and Alendronate Treated Rat Tibial Bone" was awarded Best Poster on Orthopaedic Research Day!

Welcome to new undergraduate student
May 01, 2014
Welcome to our new undergraduate student Laurel Leavitt!

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