Ching-Ti Liu, PhD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Biostatistics

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
MS, University of California, Los Angeles
MS, National Central University

Ching-Ti Liu is a Professor of Biostatistics at Department of Biostatistics. His research interest mainly focuses on the development of statistical and computational approaches for genetics/genomics and bioinformatics studies. In addition, Dr. Liu also collaborates as a statistician or statistical geneticist on several projects studying complex diseases such as diabetes, obesity, musculoskeletal disorder, and cancer.

Framingham Heart Study

2020 American Statistical Association: Fellow of the American Statistical Association
2017 2017 BU Emerging Health Care Leaders Program
2016 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2011 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2009 ENAR, IBS: Travel Award for the workshop for Junior Biostatisticians in Health Research
2008 IMS: Travel Award for the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability
2005 UCLA Statistics Department: Teaching Assistant of the Year

TOPMed Omics of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2024 (Subcontract Co-PI)
Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NHLBI

Identifying osteoporosis genes by whole genome sequencing and functional validation in Zebra Fish
09/01/2017 - 07/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew SeniorLife NIH NIAMS

Risk Factors for Age-Related Bone Loss
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew SeniorLife NIH NIAMS

TOPMed Contribution to the AMP-T2D Knowledge Portal
04/01/2019 - 10/31/2020 (PI)
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

A Multi-Ethnic Study of Gene-Lifestyle Interactions in Cardiovascular Traits
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
The Washington University NIH NHLBI

Rare Variants and NHLBI Traits in Deeply Phenotyped Cohorts
04/01/2017 - 03/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
University of Washington NIH NHLBI

Genetic Architecture of Adiposity in Multiple Large Cohorts
09/19/2014 - 06/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
The Washington University NIH NIDDK

Bone microarchitecture: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study - SUPPLEMENT
07/29/2014 - 04/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew SeniorLife NIH NIAMS

Rare Variants and NHLBI Traits in Deeply Phenotyped Cohorts
04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
University of Washington NIH NHLBI

A Multi-Ethnic Study of Gene-Lifestyle Interactions in Cardiovascular Traits
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016 (Subcontract PI)
The Washington University NIH NHLBI


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  1. Zhang X, Xu H, Li GHY, Long MT, Cheung CL, Vasan RS, Hsu YH, Kiel DP, Liu CT. Metabolomics insights into osteoporosis through association with bone mineral density. J Bone Miner Res. 2021 Jan 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33434288
  2. Yau MS, Kuipers AL, Price R, Nicolas A, Tajuddin SM, Handelman SK, Arbeeva L, Chesi A, Hsu YH, Liu CT, Karasik D, Zemel BS, Grant SF, Jordan JM, Jackson RD, Evans MK, Harris TB, Zmuda JM, Kiel DP. A Meta-Analysis of the Transferability of Bone Mineral Density Genetic Loci Associations From European to African Ancestry Populations. J Bone Miner Res. 2020 Nov 29. PMID: 33249669
  3. Long MT, Zhang X, Xu H, Liu CT, Corey KE, Chung RT, Loomba R, Benjamin EJ. Hepatic fibrosis associates with multiple cardiometabolic disease risk factors: The Framingham Heart Study. Hepatology. 2020 Oct 30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33125745
  4. Lee YH, Chang YC, Ang TFA, Chiang T, Shelley M, Liu CT. Associations of staple food consumption and types of cooking oil with waist circumference and body mass index in older Chinese men and women: a panel analysis. Int Health. 2020 Oct 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33045038
  5. Wang X, Lim E, Liu CT, Sung YJ, Rao DC, Morrison AC, Boerwinkle E, Manning AK, Chen H. Efficient gene-environment interaction tests for large biobank-scale sequencing studies. Genet Epidemiol. 2020 Nov; 44(8):908-923. PMID: 32864785
  6. Lee YH, Chang YC, Liu CT, Arndt S. Is medical marijuana legalization associated with prescription drug misuse, illicit drug use, or combination of both among adults in the United States?. Journal of Drug Issues. 2020; 50(4):566 –578. View Publication
  7. Chen Y, Peloso GM, Liu CT, DeStefano AL, Dupuis J. Evaluation of population stratification adjustment using genome-wide or exonic variants. Genet Epidemiol. 2020 Oct; 44(7):702-716.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32608112
  8. Lee YH, Liu CT, Shelley M, Chang YC. Regional and Geographical Disparities in Body Mass Index (BMI) Among Chinese Older Adults: The Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey. J Appl Gerontol. 2020 Jun 15; 733464820930963. PMID: 32538233
  9. Wang Z, Chen H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Chasman DI, Feitosa MF, Franceschini N, Guo X, Lim E, Noordam R, Richard MA, Wang H, Cade B, Cupples LA, de Vries PS, Giulanini F, Lee J, Lemaitre RN, Martin LW, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Schreiner PJ, Sidney S, Sitlani CM, Smith JA, Willems van Dijk K, Yao J, Zhao W, Fornage M, Kardia SLR, Kooperberg C, Liu CT, Mook-Kanamori DO, Province MA, Psaty BM, Redline S, Ridker PM, Rotter JI, Boerwinkle E, Morrison AC. Role of Rare and Low-Frequency Variants in Gene-Alcohol Interactions on Plasma Lipid Levels. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2020 Aug; 13(4):e002772.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32510982
  10. Wu P, Rybin D, Bielak LF, Feitosa MF, Franceschini N, Li Y, Lu Y, Marten J, Musani SK, Noordam R, Raghavan S, Rose LM, Schwander K, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Vojinovic D, Amin N, Arnett DK, Bottinger EP, Demirkan A, Florez JC, Ghanbari M, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Liu J, Liu J, Mook-Kanamori DO, Murray AD, Nalls MA, Peyser PA, Uitterlinden AG, Voortman T, Bouchard C, Chasman D, Correa A, de Mutsert R, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Hayward C, Kao L, Kardia SLR, Kooperberg C, Loos RJF, Province MM, Rankinen T, Redline S, Ridker PM, Rotter JI, Siscovick D, Smith BH, van Duijn C, Zonderman AB, Rao DC, Wilson JG, Dupuis J, Meigs JB, Liu CT, Vassy JL. Smoking-by-genotype interaction in type 2 diabetes risk and fasting glucose. PLoS One. 2020; 15(5):e0230815.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32379818
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statistical genetics, genomics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, obesity, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders

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