Affiliated Society: Chinese Society for Biomaterials
Country of Residence: China
Current Position: Professor
Wei LIU, MD, PhD. Dr. Liu graduated from Shanghai Second Medical University in 1983 with a MD degree and graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Science in 1998 with a PhD degree followed by two year postdoctoral training at New York University. He has been a plastic surgeon since 1983 and now is a full time researcher after his return to China in 2000. Currently, he is a Professor of Plastic Surgery of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He currently serves as Associate Directors of National Tissue Engineering Center of China and Shanghai Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Liu is the principle investigator of four national key projects of tissue engineering research sponsored by Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. He is a standing committee member of Chinese Society for Biomaterials and Chinese Society of Tissue Engineering. Dr. Liu is the authors of more than 100 original articles published in international journals, the contributor of several international tissue engineering text books. Dr. Liu is an editorial member of Biomaterials and Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Materials, Editor of Emerging Issue and Clinical Council Member of Tissue Engineering. He has presented more than 30 invited speeches at various international conferences, including TERMIS-AP and TERMIS-EU chapter meeting and TERMIS-World Congress. Dr. Liu is the organizer of 8th TESI Annual meeting and 2013TERMIS-AP meeting, is a Member-in large of TERMIS-AP, Member of International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). Dr. Liu focuses on scar research and treatment for his medical area, and is the member of scientific committee of International Scar Club. He presented more than ten invited speech on keloid treatment in various international conferences.
Areas of research interest:
Tissue Engineering, Scaffold Materials, Stem Cell, Tendon Engineering