Center/Research Area Affiliations
Dr. Liu's research focuses on developing a potential therapy for meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), the leading cause of dry eye disease (DED) in the world. She also participates in research related to corneal wound-healing, glaucoma, and the vitreous. She has been awarded competitive travel grants from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) to support her presentations at the 2013, 2014, and 2016 ARVO annual meetings. She has been invited to give research presentations at national and international meetings and conferences. She was selected to serve in the international TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II, which creates and publishes a global consensus on the definition, classification, epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of DED.
Download her CV [PDF] for more information.
M.D., Clinical Medicine, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, P. R. China (2007)
Ophthalmology Fellowship, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear (2012-2016)
2016: Travel Award, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
2014: Travel Award, TFOS
2013: Santen Inc. Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)