Andrew John Liu
Assistant Professor of Neurology

My current focus is to bridge discoveries made at the bench and facilitate clinical trials to determine the utility of these discoveries in various neurodegenerative diseases. A specific interest of mine involves neurodegenerative disorders due to the accumulation of tau more commonly known as tauopathies.

I am currently involved in several projects. In collaboration with Dr. Cathrine Hoyo, we are investigating the relationship between epigenetics and the development of Alzheimer's disease. Additionally, I am trying to clinically characterize a neurogenetic disorder called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). Prior studies have shown that TSC patients develops a Frontotemporal Dementia syndrome due to the accumulation of phosphorylated tau later in life. I am also interested in investigating the genetics of Dementia with Lewy Body.

Current Research Interests

Current research interests includes tauopathies and genetic mutations related to neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, I have an interest in investigating whether the accumulation of phosphorylated tau is causing a Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) syndrome in patients diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). Additionally, Dr. Cathrine Hoyo and I are interested in further investigating the relationship between epigenetics and the development of Alzheimer's disease.

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