Endothelial function in vascular disease
Joining the UArizona faculty in January, Liao previously was Cardiology Section chief and director of Cardiovascular Research and the Physician Scientist Development Program at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine. He also helped launch and served as medical director at UChicago’s Heart and Vascular Center. Before that, he was a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of Vascular Medicine Research at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Liao did his undergraduate studies at UCLA and earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He did his residency and fellowship training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. With NIH funding of more than $20 million over 30 years, his research focuses on cardiovascular disease prevention, lipid disorders and vascular biology, including the role of statins in stroke and atherosclerosis.
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