Bo Liu, PhD

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Surgery
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MS 1986 Beijing University, Beijing, China
PhD 1993 SUNY Down State, New York, NY
1st Postdoctoral position: Columbia University, New York, NY

Research Focus

My research is focused on molecular mechanisms underlying vascular inflammation, molecular mechanisms underlying occlusive vascular diseases, and development of new materials for biomedical applications (gene delivery and vascular grafts).

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 2010

Research Funding

  • PI NIH 1 R01HL088447-01A2 12/15/10 – 11/30/14 Molecular Mechanisms in Abdominal Aortic Aneusym
  • PI R01HL122562-01  07/15/14-04/30/19 Vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis in intimal hyperplasia
  • Co-PI R21HL121493 9/1/14-8/31/16 Impact of the micromechanical environment on inflammation in AAA progression.
  • Co-investigator 3R01-HL 68673-01 9/1/14- 8/31/19  TGF-beta in intimal hyperplasia after vascular bypass.
  • Co-Program Director T32 HL110853 7/1/12-6/30/17 Vascular Surgery Research Training Program
  • Mentor 14PRE18560035 1/1/14-12/31/15 American Heart Association RIP-mediated necroptosis as a therapeutic target for abdominal aortic aneurysm.
  • Mentor 15PRE 25670074 7/1/15-6/30/16 PKCdelta-mediated vascular injury response as a therapeutic target for preventing intimal hyperplasia


Current Trainees Degree Goal
No current ERP trainees
Past Trainees Degree Completed
Jason (Jun) Ren PhD