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Xin Liu,  M.D., Ph.D.




Doctor’s degree in diagnostic radiology, Postgraduate Medical School of PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China

Sept. 1990-Jul. 1993 

Master’s degree in diagnostic radiology, Medical School of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China

Sept. 1983-Jul. 1988 

Bachelor’s degree in clinical medicine, Medical School of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China


Oct. 2008-present     

Research Center for Biomedical Imaging, Institute of Biomedical and Health

Engineering , Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy

of Science,

Aug. 2006-Sep. 2008  

Research Associate of the Research Center for Cardiovascular MRI,

Department of Radiology, Northwestern University,

Aug. 1993-Aug. 2003 

Associate Professor of the Department of Radiology, The Eighth Hospital of

Zhongshan University                     

Aug. 1988-Aug. 1990  

Residency of the Department of Radiology, Renmin Hospital of Medical School

of Wuhan University


B.  Research Interests

⑴ cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging;

⑵ noninvasive coronary angiography and vessel wall imaging;

⑶ carotid atherosclerotic plaque characterization;

⑷ MRI guided therapy.


C.  Representative publications


Zou C, Tie C, Pan M, Wan Q, Liang CH, Liu X*, Chung YC . Referenceless MR thermometry - a comparison of five methods. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2017, 62:1-6.

Cheng C, Zou C, Liang C, Liu X*, Zheng H. Fat-water separation using a region-growing algorithm with self-feeding phasor estimation. Magn. Reson. Med.(2016) doi:10.1002/mrm.26297

Liu X, Fan Z, Zhang N, Feng F, Yanf Q, Liu P, Zheng HR, Li D. Non-contrast MR angiography of the foot: Initial experience of using FSD prepared SSFP in patients with diabetes. Radiology, 2014, 272(3):885-94.

Liu X, Zhang N., Fan Z., Feng F., Yang Q., Zheng H, Li D. Detection of infragenual arterial disease using non-contrast enhanced MR angiography in patients with diabetes. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2014;40(6):1422-9.  

Xie G, Feng X, Christodoulou A-G, Weng D, Liu X* (corresponding author), Qiu B. High resolution dynamic cardiac MRI using partial separability of spatiotemporal signals with a novel sampling scheme. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2013;31(4):529-37.

Zou C, Shen H, He MY, Tie CY, Chung YC*, Liu X. A fast referenceless PRFS based MR thermometry by phase finite difference. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2013, 58:5735-5751.

Yan F, Li L, Deng Z, Jin Q, Yang W, Yeh C-K, Wu J, Liu X* (corresponding author), Zheng H. Paclitaxel-liposome–microbubble complexes as ultrasound-triggered therapeutic drug delivery carriers. Journal of Controlled Release, 2013, 166: 246-255.  

Yang Q, Li K, Liu X, Du Y, Bi X, Huang F, Jerecic R, Liu Z, An J, Xu D, Zheng H, Fan Z and Li D. 3.0T Whole-Heart Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography Performed with 32-Channal Cardiac Coils: A Single Center Experience. Circulation: cardiovas imaging. 2012, 5:573-579.

Fan Z, Zuehlsdorff S, Liu X, Li D. Prospective self-gating for swallowing motion: a feasibility study in carotid artery wall MRI using three-dimensional variable-flip-angle turbo spin-echo. Magn Reson in Med. 2012, 67(2): 490- 498.

Li T, Zhao X, Liu X, et al. Evaluation of the early enhancement of coronary atherosclerotic plaque by contrast-enhanced MR angiography. European Journal of Radiology, 2011; 80(1):136-42.

Niu L, Qian M, Yan L, Shandas R, Liu X and Zheng H, “Real Time Texture Analysis for Identifying Optimum Microbubble Concentration in 2D Ultrasonic Particle Image Velocimetry” Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 2011,37(8)1280-1291.

Liu X, Berg N, Sheehan J, Bi X, Weale P, Jerecic R, Carr J. Non-contrast-enhanced MR angiography using steady state free precession in patients with renal transplant. Radiology 2009; 251:535-542.

Liu X, Weale P, Reiter G, Kino A, Dill K, Gleason T, Carroll T, Carr J. Breathhold time-resolved three-directional MR velocity mapping of aortic flow in patients after aortic valve-sparing surgery. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2009, 29;3:569-575.IF2.7 (cover paper)

Liu X, Kino A, Francois C, Tuite D, Dill K, Carr JC. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging findings in a patient with ventricular noncompaction. Clinical Imaging, 2008;32:223-226.

Liu X, Bi X, Huang J, Jerecic R, Carr J, Li D. Contrast-enhanced whole-heart coronary MR angiography at 3.0 T: comparison to steady-state free precession technique at 1.5 T. Investigative Radiology 2008;43(9):738-742.

Liu X, Zhao X, Huang J, Francois CJ, Tuite D, Bi X, Li D, Carr JC. Comparison of 3D free-breathing coronary MRA and 64-slice CTA for detection of coronary stenosis in patients with high calcium score. American Journal of Roentgenology 2007;189:1326-1332. (cover and commentary paper)

Yang Q, Li K, Liu X, Bi X, An J, Zhang A, Jerecic R , Li D. Contrast-enhanced whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography at 3.0-T: a comparative study with X-ray angiography in a single center. Journal of American College Cardiology, JACC 2009; 54:69-76.

Fan Z, Sheehan J, Bi X, Liu X, Carr J, Li D. 3D Noncontrast MR Angiography of the Distal Lower Extremities Using Flow-Sensitive Dephasing (FSD)-Prepared Balanced SSFP. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2009;62(6):1523-32.IF 3.6

McCarthy BM, Deshpande VS, Beohar N, Liu X, Carr JC, Li D. Three Dimensional Magnetization-Prepared TrueFISP: Clinical Evaluation for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Coronary Arteries, Investigative Radiology 2007;42:665-670.

Dehui Xiang, Jie Tian, Fei Yang, Qi Yang, Xin Liu, "Skeleton Cuts - An Efficient Segmentation Method for Volume Rendering," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 29 Oct.2010.

Liu X, Carr J, Li D. Relative merits of CTA and MRA for coronary artery imaging. In: Di Carli MF, Kwong RY, ed. Novel Techniques for Imaging the Heart. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2008;229-243.

D. Intelligent property

E. Honor

F. Email Phone

86-755-86392245(Tel),755-86392299(Fax); 13923804131 (Cell);