Yutao Liu, MD, PhD

Yutao Liu, MD, PhD, is an associate professor of Cellular Biology and Anatomy at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, and an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. He is an active member of the James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute at Augusta University. His research aims to identify and characterize genetic factors associated with human eye disorders, such as keratoconus and glaucoma. His research has been funded by NIH/NEI, private foundations, and institutional supports. He has been an active Investigator of the NEIGHBORHOOD consortium for glaucoma genetics research since 2010. His research has led to more than 70 peer-reviewed publications. He also enjoys interacting with graduate students and medical students through course lectures and other education-related events.