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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Neurology

Li Liu, MD

Residency Information

Adult Neurology

PGY-4 Class of 2018

Education And Training

Medical School:  Tianjin Medical University

Internship: SUNY Downstate


Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular diseases, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementia
Research Interests:
Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (with a focus on Amyloid Abeta and Tau pathology) and eExperimental therapeutics of Alzheimer's disease


Molecular drivers and cortical spread of lateral entorhinal cortex dysfunction in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Khan UA, Liu L, Provenzano FA, Berman DE, Profaci CP, Sloan R, Mayeux R, Duff KE, Small SA. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Feb;17(2):304-11

Trans-synaptic spread of tau pathology in vivo. Liu L, Drouet V, Wu JW, Witter MP, Small SA, Clelland C, Duff K. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31302

Technique for serial collection of cerebrospinal fluid from the cisterna magna in mouse. Liu L, Duff K. J Vis Exp. 2008 Nov 10;(21)