Joy Liau, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging

Joy Liau is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Arizona.  She completed fellowship training in Body Imaging at Stanford University and radiology residency and medical training at University of California at San Diego, including a Bioengineering PhD through the Medical Scientist Training Program.  Dr. Liau’s research interests include functional MRI, liver MRI, and multi-modality imaging of tumor treatment response biomarkers.  

 

Research Interests: 

Tumor treatment response biomarkers in contrast-enhanced ultrasound and MRI

Quantitative liver MRI

Baseline effects in functional MRI 

 

 

Degrees
  • MD: University of California at San Diego, 2010
  • PhD: University of California at San Diego, 2008
Residency
  • University of California at San Diego, Radiology, 2011-2015
Internship
  • University of California at San Diego, Preliminary Medicine, 2010 - 2011
Fellowship
  • Stanford University, Body Imaging, 2015-2016

Select Publications

2014

Liau, J., L. Romine, L. A. Korty, C. Chao, K. White, S. Harmon, Y. Ho, A. D. Hull, and D. H. Pretorius, "Simplifying the ultrasound findings of the major fetal chromosomal aneuploidies.", Curr Probl Diagn Radiol, vol. 43, issue 6, pp. 300-16, 2014 Nov-Dec.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2013

Liang, C. L., B. M. Ances, J. E. Perthen, F. Moradi, J. Liau, G. T. Buracas, S. R. Hopkins, and R. B. Buxton, "Luminance contrast of a visual stimulus modulates the BOLD response more than the cerebral blood flow response in the human brain.", Neuroimage, vol. 64, pp. 104-11, 2013 Jan 1. PMCID: PMC3545642  PMID: 22963855
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Liau, J., M. Shiehmorteza, O. M. Girard, C. B. Sirlin, and M. Bydder, "Evaluation of MRI fat fraction in the liver and spine pre and post SPIO infusion.", Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 31, issue 6, pp. 1012-6, 2013 Jul. PMCID: PMC3676690  PMID: 23602721
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2012

Liau, J., J. Lee, M. E. Schroeder, C. B. Sirlin, and M. Bydder, "Cardiac motion in diffusion-weighted MRI of the liver: artifact and a method of correction.", J Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 35, issue 2, pp. 318-27, 2012 Feb. PMCID: PMC3252483  PMID: 21959926
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Lee, J. T., J. Liau, P. Murphy, M. E. Schroeder, C. B. Sirlin, and M. Bydder, "Cross-sectional investigation of correlation between hepatic steatosis and IVIM perfusion on MR imaging.", Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 30, issue 4, pp. 572-8, 2012 May. PMCID: PMC3327769  PMID: 22285877
Type of Publication: Journal Article