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About Dr. Liu: Associate Chair, Department of Pathology

Principal Investigator

Professor; Associate Chair, Department of Pathology; Director, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology; Director, Fellowship Program in GI/Liver Pathology

Dr. Chen Liu is a University of Florida professor; the director of the UF GI/Liver Pathology Fellowship; and the director of the Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Division at UF’s Department of Pathology. He received his M.D. degree in China and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Liu underwent his residency training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and his fellowship training at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Scripps Research Institute.

Dr. Liu is a well-established GI/liver pathologist and an NIH-funded liver disease investigator. He is a recognized expert in viral hepatitis, liver cancer and graft-versus-the host disease. Dr. Liu has also published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including a chapter in Robbin and Cotran’s Pathological Basis of Disease.

Additionally, he has given many lectures at various state, regional, national and international conferences and universities.

Currently Involved In:

Gastrointestinal/Liver, endocrine and surgical pathology

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis of viral hepatitis
  • Liver carcinogenesis
  • Transcription factor oncogenes and cell transformation
  • Gastroenterology and liver pathology
  • Graft verse host disease (GVHD)

Cirriculum Vitae