Xudong Liao , PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research Institute
School of Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

I have a broad background in physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology, with extensive experience in the design, implementation, and application of molecular biology for study of cardiovascular diseases.My research includes hypertension, heart failure, metabolism, and immunity.

My current efforts are focused on

  • Transcriptional regulation of cardiac metabolism and mitochondrial biology
  • Roles of myeloid cells in cardiovascular health and diseases
  • The role of autophagy in metabolism adaptation.



Doctor of Philosophy
Molecular Biology
Peking Union Medical College
Bachelor of Science
Physiology and Biophysics
Peking University

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Molecular Cardiology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Molecular Genetics, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Clinic