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Associate Professor

Phone: 631-444-2975

  • Xian Medical University, MD
  • Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), China, PhD
  • Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Postdoc
  • Staten Island University Hospital, Internship
  • Stony Brook University, Anesthesia Residency
  • American Society of Anesthesiology, 2008 - Diplomate

Research Interests:
  • Myocardial protection
  • Anesthetic and cardiac preconditioning
  • Biomarkers for cardiac preconditioning
  • Cardioprotection by Volatile Anesthetics in the Aging Heart

Recent Publications:
  • PubMed Search
  • Li X, Guo F, Zhang Q, Huo T, Liu L, Wei H, Xiong L1, Wang Q.. Electroacupuncture decreases cognitive impairment and promotes neurogenesis in the APP/PS1 transgenic mice.. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Jan 22;14:37. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-37. 
  • Wang F, Zhong H, Li X, Peng Y, Kinden R, Liang W, Li X, Shi M, Liu L, Wang Q, Xiong L.. Electroacupuncture Attenuates Reference Memory Impairment Associated with Astrocytic NDRG2 Suppression in APP/PS1 Transgenic Mice.. Mol Neurobiol. 2014 Jan 5. 
  • Guo F, Song W, Jiang T, Liu L, Wang F, Zhong H, Yin H, Wang Q, Xiong L. Electroacupuncture pretreatment inhibits NADPH oxidase-mediated oxidative stress in diabetic mice with cerebral ischemia.. Brain Res. 2014 May 20. pii: S0006-8993(14)00709-4. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.05.020. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Guo F, Jiang T, Song W, Wei H, Wang F, Liu L, Ma L, Yin H, Wang Q, Xiong L. Electroacupuncture Attenuates Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Diabetic Mice Through Adiponectin Receptor 1-Mediated Phosphorylation of GSK-3β. Mol Neurobiol. 2014 Jun 11.
  • Xie H, Zhang J, Zhu J, Liu LX, Rebecchi M, Hu SM, Wang C. Sevoflurane post-conditioning protects isolated rat hearts against ischemia-reperfusion injury via activation of the ERK1/2 pathway.. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 Oct 27
  • Guo F, Jiang T, Song W, Wei H, Wang F, Liu L, Ma L, Yin H, Wang Q, Xiong L. Electroacupuncture attenuates cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury in diabetic mice through adiponectin receptor 1-mediated phosphorylation of GSK-3β. Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Apr;51(2):685-95
  • Galbavy W, Kaczocha M, Puopolo M, Liu L, Rebecchi MJ. Neuroimmune and Neuropathic Responses of Spinal Cord and Dorsal Root Ganglia in Middle Age. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 4;10(8)

Recent Presentations:
  • Liu L, Gao Q, Zhu J, Rebecchi M. How Tempol Restores Pharmacologic Preconditioning in the Aging Heart: Effects on Mitochondrial Autophagic Pathways. ASA 2014
  • Liu L, Ma L, Gao Q, Rebecchi M. Antioxidant-Mediated Activation of Mitophagy Restores Isoflurane Preconditioning in Aging Heart. ASA 2015