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Annie Liu, MD, PhD

House Staff
Northwestern University
Medical School: 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Surgical oncology

Honors and Awards

  • University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University MSTP Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F30DC015161
  • Excellent Mentor Award, American Physician Scientists Association
  • Departmental Honors, Department of Biological Sciences, Northwestern University


Burton, Shawn D., Greg LaRocca, Annie Liu, Claire E. J. Cheetham, and Nathaniel N. Urban. “Olfactory Bulb Deep Short-Axon Cells Mediate Widespread Inhibition of Tufted Cell Apical Dendrites.” The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 37, no. 5 (February 2017): 1117–38.

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Liu, Annie, Sajishnu Savya, and Nathaniel N. Urban. “Early Odorant Exposure Increases the Number of Mitral and Tufted Cells Associated with a Single Glomerulus.” The Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 36, no. 46 (November 2016): 11646–53.

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Van Laar, Victor S., Nikita Roy, Annie Liu, Swati Rajprohat, Beth Arnold, April A. Dukes, Cory D. Holbein, and Sarah B. Berman. “Glutamate excitotoxicity in neurons triggers mitochondrial and endoplasmic reticulum accumulation of Parkin, and, in the presence of N-acetyl cysteine, mitophagy.” Neurobiology of Disease 74 (February 2015): 180–93.

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Menon, Vilas, Timothy F. Musial, Annie Liu, Yael Katz, William L. Kath, Nelson Spruston, and Daniel A. Nicholson. “Balanced synaptic impact via distance-dependent synapse distribution and complementary expression of AMPARs and NMDARs in hippocampal dendrites.” Neuron 80, no. 6 (December 2013): 1451–63.

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