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Current Ann B. Bussel Research Awardee

Andy Liu, MDAndy Liu

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor in Pathology

In addition to providing clinical care, Dr. Liu has several research interests:

  1. Investigate a neurodevelopmental disorder, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, which has the potential to provide insight into the pathophysiological mechanism of a neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease.
  2. In collaboration with Dr. Cathrine Hoyo, investigating an epigenetic mechanism to explain the racial disparities in the development of Alzheimer’s disease between underrepresented minorities and European Americans.
  3. Clinically characterizing the long-term cognitive and behavioral consequences in convalescent COVID-19 patients.

Dr. Liu was awarded the second Ann B. Bussel Research award for his project “Tuberous Sclerosis Complex as a novel Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Tauopathy.”


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