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Zhenqi Liu

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Office location and address
Fontaine Research Park, Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic
450 Ray C Hunt Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Yale University School of Medicine
MD, Hunan Medical University
Residency, Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center
Clinical Fellowship, Endocrinology, University of Virginia
Biography

Dr. Liu serves as Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He obtained his medical training in China, received postdoctoral research training at Yale University and University of Virginia, and completed medicine residency at Washington Hospital Center and clinical endocrinology fellowship at University of Virginia. As an academic endocrinologist, he published extensively on insulin action and diabetes. His clinical expertise includes general endocrinology, diabetes and thyroid disorders.

He joined UVA faculty in 2000 and lives with his family in Charlottesville, VA.

Effects of Exercise and GLP-1R Agonism on Muscle Microvascular Perfusion and Insulin Action
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidne
July 01, 2020 – April 30, 2025
Microvascular insulin resistance and cardiorespiratory fitness in diabetes
Source: Regents of the University of Colorado
April 01, 2021 – March 31, 2022
Fellowship on Behalf of Kaitlin Love - Effect of GLP-1 on microvascular insulin responses in type 1 diabetes
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidne
June 30, 2019 – June 29, 2021
MD-INMD-EN GLP-1R Regulation of Insulin Action
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidne
July 01, 2015 – April 30, 2021
MD-INMD Modulation of miR29a and ADAM12 to improve peripheral arterial disease
Source: U.S. NIH Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
May 01, 2016 – March 31, 2021
MD-INMD-EN Angiotensin (1-7) regulation of microvascular perfusion and insulin action
Source: American Diabetes Association
January 01, 2016 – December 31, 2018
Insulin action in human cardiac and skeletal muscle microvasculature
Source: U.S. NIH Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
April 15, 2010 – January 31, 2016
MD-INMD-EN GLP-1R Regulation of Muscle Microvascular and Metabolic Insulin Actions in Humans
Source: American Diabetes Association
January 01, 2015 – August 31, 2015
MD-INMD microRNA and Vascular Insulin
Source: Endocrine Fellows Foundation
December 01, 2013 – November 30, 2014
Angiotensin II regulation of endothelial surface area and insulin delivery in humans
Source: American Diabetes Association
January 01, 2011 – December 31, 2013
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