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Shu Q. Liu

Shu Q. Liu

Biomedical Engineering
PhD, University of California - San Diego

Email: sliu@northwestern.edu
Phone: (847) 467-2367
Fax: (847) 491-4928
Room: Tech E374


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Research Interests

Cardiovascular regenerative engineering; hepatic cell mobilization in response to myocardial ischemia; hepatic cell mediation of cardioprotection; pattern formation of vascular smooth muscle cells

Selected Publications

Fabrication and Short-Term in Vivo Performance of a Natural Elastic Lamina-Polymeric Hybrid Vascular Graft. McCarthy CW, Ahrens DC, Joda D, Curtis TE, Bowen PK, Guillory RJ, Liu SQ, Zhao F, Frost MC, and Goldman J. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2015 August 5;7(30):16202-16212.

Trans‐System Mechanisms against Ischemic Myocardial Injury. Liu SQ, Ma X-L, Qin G, Liu Q, Li Y-C, and Wu YH. Comprehensive Physiology. 2015 January;5(1):167-192.

Trefoil Factor 3 as an Endocrine Neuroprotective Factor from the Liver in Experimental Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. Liu SQ, Roberts D, Zhang B, Ren Y, Zhang L-Q, and Wu YH. PLoS ONE. 2013 October 18;8(10):e77732.

Endocrine Protection of Ischemic Myocardium by FGF21 from the Liver and Adipose Tissue. Liu SQ, Roberts D, Kharitonenkov A, Zhang B, Hanson SM, Li YC, Zhang L-Q, and Wu YH. Scientific Reports. 2013 September 26;3:2767.

Cardioprotective proteins upregulated in the liver in response to experimental myocardial ischemia. Liu SQ, Tefft BJ, Roberts DT, Zhang L-Q, Ren Y, Li YC, Huang Y, Zhang D, Phillips HR, and Wu YH. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 2012 December 15;303(12):H1446-H1458.

Vitamin D Receptor Signaling Inhibits Atherosclerosis in Mice. Szeto FL, Reardon CA, Yoon D, Wang Y, Wong KE, Chen Y, Kong J, Liu SQ, Thadhani R, Getz GS, and Li YC. Molecular Endocrinology. 2012 July 1;26(7):1091-1101.

Cardioprotective Mechanisms Activated in Response to Myocardial Ischemia. Liu SQ, Tefft BJ, Zhang D, Roberts D, Schuster DJ, and Wu A. Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics. 2011 December;8(4):319-338.

Therapeutic Effects of Vitamin D Analogs on Cardiac Hypertrophy in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats. Kong J, Kim GH, Wei M, Sun T, Li G, Liu SQ, Li X, Bhan I, Zhao Q, Thadhani R, and Li YC. American Journal of Pathology. 2010 August;177(2):622-631.

Elastic Laminae in Vascular Development and Disease. Liu SQ, Teft BJ, Zhang L-Q, Li YC, and Wu YH. Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics. 2010 June;7(2):59-76.

Characterization of spasticity in cerebral palsy: dependence of catch angle on velocity. Wu Y-N, Ren Y, Goldsmith A, Gaebler D, Liu SQ, and Zhang L-Q. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2010 June;52(6):563-569.

View all publications by Shu Q. Liu listed in the National Library of Medicine (PubMed). Current and former IBiS students in blue.