Yan Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Harbin Medical University
Residency, Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern, Austin Programs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Yan Liu, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, a cardiologist and cardio-oncology specialist. He currently serves as the director of cardio-oncology at Ascension Seton.
Prior to joining Dell Medical School, Liu was an assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served as the system director of the cardio-oncology service line at Sentara Healthcare. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at UT Southwestern Austin Programs. He then completed his cardiology fellowship and served as the chief cardiology fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospitals. Liu also received a doctorate in immunology at Duke University and completed his oncology postdoctoral research fellowship at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in UNC-Chapel Hill through the Joseph Pagano Fellowship award.
Liu’s research is focused on molecular aging and the common pathways of cancer and cardiovascular disease and their applications in the development of novel molecular biomarkers for early disease detection, prediction and prevention, as well as novel therapeutics in chemo-protection in the area of cardiovascular disease and cardio-oncology. Liu served as the principal investigator in original research studies funded by the American Medical Association and North Carolina Translational Research Institute. He has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed scientific papers and is an inventor on several patents that led to two clinical-stage biotech companies.
Liu is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has served on several committees and editorial boards and speaks frequently at national and international conferences. He serves on the editorial board of the journal Cardio-Oncology. He was an Accountable Care Organization board member at Bayview Health. He serves on the expert panel at Texas Medical Board and is the past president of Texas Medical Association Burnet and Lampasas County Medical Society.
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
American Society of Echocardiography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American Association of Immunologist
Archie Robinson Excellent Physician Award
Austin Heart, Hospital Corporation of America, 2017
Team Excellence Award, Team Leader
Seton Healthcare Family, 2013
ASCI/AAP Travel Award
American Society of Clinical Investigation/Association of American Physicians, 2011
Joseph Pagano Fellowship Award
The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
Bernard Amos Research Award
Duke University, 2006