Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Li Liu

Graduate Student

Personal Statement:

IBMS Physiology and Pharmacology Discipline

Lab Association:
Jean C. Bopassa, Ph.D.

Hobbies and Interests:
Swimming and reading


2008-2013 Hubei University of Chinese Medicine Bachelor of Medicine
2013-2016 Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine Master of Science
2017-now UT Health San Antonio


My current research is about investigating the molecular mechanism of renal ischemia-induced cardiac hypertrophy


  1. Li Liu, Bingbing Ning, Jingang Cui, Teng Zhang, Yu Chen. miR-29c is implicated in the activity of Panax notoginseng saponins against isoproterenol-induced myocardial fibrogenesis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, , 2017, 198: 1-4.
  2. Li Liu, Jingang Cui, Qinbo Yang, Chenglin Jia, Minqi Xiong, Bingbing Ning, Xiaoye Du, Peiwei Wang, Yu Chen, Teng Zhang. Apocynin attenuates isoproterenol- induced myocardial injury and fibrogenesis. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2014. 449(1):55-61.
  3. Qinbo Yang, Xiaoyan Wang, Jingang Cui, Peiwei Wang, Minqi Xiong, Chenglin Jia, Li Liu, Bingbing Ning, Li Li, Wenjian Wang, Yu Chen, Teng Zhang. Bidirectional regulation of angiogenesis and miR-18a expression by PNS in the mouse model of tumor complicated by myocardial ischemia. BMC Complementary Alternative Medicine. 2014, 14: 183.
  4. Bingbing Ning, Yong Zhang, Dandan Wu, Jingang Cui, Li Liu, Peiwei Wang, Wenjian Wang, Weiliang Zhu, Yu Chen, Teng Zhang. Luteolin-7-diglucuronide attenuates isoproterenol-induced myocardial injury and fibrosis in mice[J]. Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, 2017.
  5. Madungwe NB, Feng Y, Lie M, Tombo N, Liu L, Kaya F, et al. Mitochondrial Inner Membrane Protein (Mitofilin) Knockdown Induces Cell Death by Apoptosis Via an AIF-PARP-Dependent Mechanism and Cell Cycle Arrest. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology. 2018.