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Peng Liu


Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill), USA

Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, UNC-Chapel Hill

Publications (snce 2005)

  1. Crook, K. R., Jin, M., Weeks, M. F., Rampersad, R. R., Baldi, R. M., Glekas, A. S., Shen, Y., Esserman, D. A., Little, P., Schwartz, T. A. and Liu, P. (2015). Myeloid-derived suppressor cells regulate T cell and B cell responses during autoimmune disease. J Leukoc Biol 97(3): 573-582.
  2. Crook, K. R. and Liu, P. (2014). Role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in autoimmune disease. World J Immunol 4(1): 26-33.
  3. Giguère, P. M., Billard, M. J., Laroche, G., Buckley, B. K., Timoshchenko, R. G., McGinnis, M. W., Esserman, D., Foreman, O., Liu, P., Siderovski, D. P. and Tarrant, T. K. (2013). G-protein signaling modulator-3, a gene linked to autoimmune diseases, regulates monocyte function and its deficiency protects from inflammatory arthritis. Mol Immunol 54(2): 193-198.
  4. Tarrant, T. K., Liu, P., Rampersad, R. R., Esserman, D., Rothlein, L. R., Timoshchenko, R. G., McGinnis, M. W., Fitzhugh, D. J., Patel, D. D. and Fong, A. M. (2012). Decreased Th17 and antigen-specific humoral responses in CX(3) CR1-deficient mice in the collagen-induced arthritis model. Arthritis Rheum 64(5): 1379-1387.
  5. Rampersad, R. R., Tarrant, T. K., Vallanat, C. T., Quintero-Matthews, T., Weeks, M. F., Esserman, D. A., Clark, J., Di Padova, F., Patel, D. D., Fong, A. M. and Liu, P. (2011). Enhanced Th17-cell responses render CCR2-deficient mice more susceptible for autoimmune arthritis. PLoS One 6(10): e25833.
  6. Jerath, M. R., Liu, P., Struthers, M., Demartino, J. A., Peng, R., Peterson, L. B., Cumiskey, A. M., Yang, L., Rojas, M., Patel, D. D. and Fong, A. M. (2010). Dual targeting of CCR2 and CX3CR1 in an arterial injury model of vascular inflammation. Thromb J 8: 14.
  7. Tarrant, T. K., Rampersad, R. R., Esserman, D., Rothlein, L. R., Liu, P., Premont, R. T., Lefkowitz, R. J., Lee, D. M. and Patel, D. D. (2008). Granulocyte chemotaxis and disease expression are differentially regulated by GRK subtype in an acute inflammatory arthritis model (K/BxN). Clin Immunol 129(1): 115-122.
  8. Liu, P., Yu, Y. R., Spencer, J. A., Johnson, A. E., Vallanat, C. T., Fong, A. M., Patterson, C. and Patel, D. D. (2008). CX3CR1 deficiency impairs dendritic cell accumulation in arterial intima and reduces atherosclerotic burden. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28(2): 243-250.
  9. Jerath, M. R., Kwan, M., Liu, P. and Patel, D. D. (2007). Chemokine receptors and atherosclerosis. Harrison, J. K. and Lukacs, N. W. (eds). NJ: Humana Press, pp, 177-234.
  10. Liu, P., Patil, S., Rojas, M., Fong, A. M., Smyth, S. S. and Patel, D. D. (2006). CX3CR1 deficiency confers protection from intimal hyperplasia after arterial injury. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26(9): 2056-2062.
  11. Liu, P., Osawa, S. and Weiss, E. R. (2005). M opsin phosphorylation in intact mammalian retinas. J Neurochem 93(1): 135-144.
Protocols by Peng Liu
  1. Collagen-induced Arthritis: A Model for Murine Autoimmune Arthritis