Dr. Liu has over 10 years educational and research experience in Biomedical imaging and is the author of over 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference papers. Her Ph.D. and early postdoctoral trainings were focused on the development of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and its application to breast cancer detection, including both human and small animal models. Since summer 2011, she has been working as a postdoctoral scholar in the Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research (CIBSR) at Stanford University. Dr. Liu’s current research focus on the following projects: development of neurofeedback-based intervention paradigms to enhance cognitive functions of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); investigation of neuroimaging as a biomarker for children with ASD; development of functional NIRS as a stand alone technique and in combination with functional MRI for cognitive studies.
Honors & Awards
Translational Postdoctoral Fellowship, Autism Speaks (9/1/2013 -8/31/2015)
Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University (2009)
Allan Reiss, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor