Faculty Member – Shi Liu
Shi Liu, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Office: BioMedical Research Center – I
Education & Training
B.S. (Zoology, 1976): National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
M.S. (Physiology, 1978): National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Ph.D. (Electrophysiology, 1986): Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
- PhSc 7101 – Cardiovascular Physiology: the heart and cardiovascular regulation
- PhSc 4134 – Some chapters of SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY s
Research & Scholarly Interests
Cardiovascular and cancer research and drug discovery/development
Honors & Awards
Invited Seminar: Modulation of cardiac L-type Ca channel current by cytokines. 1998.
American Health Assistant Foundation: National Heart Association. San Diego, CA.
American Physiology Society (1990-present)
Shi J. Liu and R. B. Melchert (2010). In vitro Cultured Cardiomyocytes for Evaluating Cardiotoxicity. In: Comprehensive Cardiotoxicity, 2nd edition. Charlene McQueen (editor). Elsevier, Oxford: Academic Press. Volume 6, pp.113-131.
Lalit Oberoi, Toshiyuki Akiyama, Kuo-Hsiung Lee and Shi J. Liu (2011). The aqueous extract, not organic extracts, of Terminalia arjuna bark exerts cardiotonic effect on adult ventricular myocytes. Phytomedicine 18: 259-265.
Shi J. Liu (2012). Terminalia arjuna Bark and inotropic therapy for heart failure. International Journal of Genuine Traditional Medicine 2(3):21.1-21.8 ( http://dx.doi.org/10.5667/tang.2012.0021)
Shi J. Liu (2013). Characterization of functional capacity of adult rat ventricular myocytes in long-term culture. International Journal of Cardiology 168:1923-1936.
Maria Theresa E Montales, Stepan B Melnyk, Shi J Liu, Frank A Simmen, Yunying L Liu and Rosalia CM Simmen (2016). Metabolic history impacts mammary tumor epithelial hierarchy and drug response in mice. Endocrine-Related Cancer 23(9): 677-690.