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Chen Liu, MD, PhD

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.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pathology (1993)
  • MD
    Tong Liao Medical College, Medicine (1980)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (2000)

Professional Service

Practice & Management Committee, Association of Pathology Chairs (APC)Chair2020 - Present

Departments & Organizations