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Chen Liu Laboratory Members

Primary Investigator

  • Primary Investigator

    Anthony N. Brady Professor of Pathology; Chair, Pathology; Chief of Pathology, YNHH, Pathology

    Dr. Liu is an expert in viral hepatitis, liver cancer immunotherapy, graft-versus-host disease, and cancer epigenetics. Dr. Liu is Chair of the Department of Pathology and Chief of Pathology at Yale New Haven Hospital. After obtaining his medical degree at Tong Liao Medical College at Inner Mongolia University of Nationality and completing his postgraduate training at Peking Union Medical College in China, Liu received his PhD in pathology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anatomical and clinical pathology at Medical College of Pennsylvania, held an oncological pathology fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Hospital, and had postdoctoral training at Scripps Clinic. Before his appointments at Rutgers in 2015, he was professor and vice chair of pathology, immunology, and laboratory medicine at the University of Florida, where he also held an endowed chair in gastrointestinal and liver research.

Lab Members

  • Research Scientist in Pathology; Operations Manager, YSM Biobank

    Dr. Pham obtained her B.S degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology, M.S degree in Applied Biosciences from the University of Arizona, and Ph.D degree in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Pharmacology and Therapeutics from the University of Florida. After completing a doctoral study in brain cancer, she received her postdoctoral training from Prof. Chen Liu, MD, PhD, Chair of Yale Pathology Department, an internationally renowned GI/liver pathologist and well-recognized investigator in viral hepatitis, liver cancer immunology, and cancer epigenetics. Before her appointment at the Department of Pathology in 2020, she was an Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Pham has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is an active contributor to many government- and industry-funded research projects, as well as a recipient of several awards for her outstanding performance. Dr. Pham's research focuses on cancer metastasis and resistance, precision cancer medicine, drug discovery, and disease modeling for basic and translational research.