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Yong Liu PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Physiology

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


Publications (44)

  • Comparative and Functional Genomic Resource for Mechanistic Studies of Human Blood Pressure-Associated Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. (Mishra MK, Liang EY, Geurts AM, Auer PWL, Liu P, Rao S, Greene AS, Liang M, Liu Y) Hypertension 2020 Mar;75(3):859-868 PMID: 31902252 PMCID: PMC7035167 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081142576 01/07/2020    
  • Functional role of epigenetic regulation in the development of prenatal programmed hypertension. (Liu Y, Liang M) Kidney Int 2019 07;96(1):10-12 PMID: 31229025 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85066848304 06/24/2019       1 Citation
  • Library Preparation for Multiplexed Reduced Representation Bisulfite Sequencing with a Universal Adapter. (Liu Y, Kriegel AJ, Liang M) Methods Mol Biol 2019;2018:177-194 PMID: 31228157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068180336 06/23/2019    
  • Long Noncoding RNA: Genomics and Relevance to Physiology. (Kong Y, Lu Z, Liu P, Liu Y, Wang F, Liang EY, Hou FF, Liang M) Compr Physiol 2019 06 12;9(3):933-946 PMID: 31187897 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067798712 06/13/2019       5 Citations
  • MiR-192-5p in the Kidney Protects Against the Development of Hypertension. (Baker MA, Wang F, Liu Y, Kriegel AJ, Geurts AM, Usa K, Xue H, Wang D, Kong Y, Liang M) Hypertension 2019 02;73(2):399-406 PMID: 30595117 PMCID: PMC6339564 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059796489 01/01/2019       13 Citations
  • Role of DNA De Novo (De)Methylation in the Kidney in Salt-Induced Hypertension. (Liu P, Liu Y, Liu H, Pan X, Li Y, Usa K, Mishra MK, Nie J, Liang M) Hypertension 2018 11;72(5):1160-1171 PMID: 30354815 PMCID: PMC6314686 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055596895 10/26/2018       5 Citations
  • MicroRNA-668 represses MTP18 to preserve mitochondrial dynamics in ischemic acute kidney injury. (Wei Q, Sun H, Song S, Liu Y, Liu P, Livingston MJ, Wang J, Liang M, Mi QS, Huo Y, Nahman NS, Mei C, Dong Z) J Clin Invest 2018 12 03;128(12):5448-5464 PMID: 30325740 PMCID: PMC6264638 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85058349510 10/17/2018       25 Citations
  • Tissue-specific effects of targeted mutation of Mir29b1 in rats. (Xue H, Zhang G, Geurts AM, Usa K, Jensen DM, Liu Y, Widlansky ME, Liang M) EBioMedicine 2018 Sep;35:260-269 PMID: 30120082 PMCID: PMC6156712 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85051562841 08/19/2018    
  • MicroRNA-214-3p in the Kidney Contributes to the Development of Hypertension. (Liu Y, Usa K, Wang F, Liu P, Geurts AM, Li J, Williams AM, Regner KR, Kong Y, Liu H, Nie J, Liang M) J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 10;29(10):2518-2528 PMID: 30049682 PMCID: PMC6171279 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053979457 07/28/2018       18 Citations
  • Stability of global methylation profiles of whole blood and extracted DNA under different storage durations and conditions. (Li Y, Pan X, Roberts ML, Liu P, Kotchen TA, Cowley AW Jr, Mattson DL, Liu Y, Liang M, Kidambi S) Epigenomics 2018 06;10(6):797-811 PMID: 29683333 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049644277 04/24/2018       9 Citations
  • A comprehensive evaluation of alignment software for reduced representation bisulfite sequencing data. (Sun X, Han Y, Zhou L, Chen E, Lu B, Liu Y, Pan X, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M, Wu Q, Lu Y, Liu P) Bioinformatics 2018 08 15;34(16):2715-2723 PMID: 29579198 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055129630 03/27/2018       5 Citations
  • Urinary Metabolites Associated with Blood Pressure on a Low- or High-Sodium Diet. (Cheng Y, Song H, Pan X, Xue H, Wan Y, Wang T, Tian Z, Hou E, Lanza IR, Liu P, Liu Y, Laud PW, Usa K, He Y, Liang M) Theranostics 2018;8(6):1468-1480 PMID: 29556335 PMCID: PMC5858161 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041571500 03/21/2018       8 Citations
  • Genome-wide map of proximity linkage to renin proximal promoter in rat. (Stodola TJ, Liu P, Liu Y, Vallejos AK, Geurts AM, Greene AS, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2018 05 01;50(5):323-331 PMID: 29521603 PMCID: PMC6008118 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061579448 03/10/2018       4 Citations
  • miR-29 contributes to normal endothelial function and can restore it in cardiometabolic disorders. (Widlansky ME, Jensen DM, Wang J, Liu Y, Geurts AM, Kriegel AJ, Liu P, Ying R, Zhang G, Casati M, Chu C, Malik M, Branum A, Tanner MJ, Tyagi S, Usa K, Liang M) EMBO Mol Med 2018 03;10(3) PMID: 29374012 PMCID: PMC5840545 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041063208 01/28/2018       26 Citations
  • Artificial intelligence, physiological genomics, and precision medicine. (Williams AM, Liu Y, Regner KR, Jotterand F, Liu P, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2018 04 01;50(4):237-243 PMID: 29373082 PMCID: PMC5966805 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046104804 01/27/2018       15 Citations
  • MicroRNA-21 regulates peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha, a molecular mechanism of cardiac pathology in Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 4. (Chuppa S, Liang M, Liu P, Liu Y, Casati MC, Cowley AW, Patullo L, Kriegel AJ) Kidney Int 2018 02;93(2):375-389 PMID: 28760335 PMCID: PMC5787401 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85026463717 08/02/2017       23 Citations
  • Elevation of fumarase attenuates hypertension and can result from a nonsynonymous sequence variation or increased expression depending on rat strain. (Usa K, Liu Y, Geurts AM, Cheng Y, Lazar J, Baker MA, Grzybowski M, He Y, Tian Z, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2017 Sep 01;49(9):496-504 PMID: 28754823 PMCID: PMC5625267 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029592375 07/30/2017       8 Citations
  • Tissue-Specific MicroRNA Expression Patterns in Four Types of Kidney Disease. (Baker MA, Davis SJ, Liu P, Pan X, Williams AM, Iczkowski KA, Gallagher ST, Bishop K, Regner KR, Liu Y, Liang M) J Am Soc Nephrol 2017 Oct;28(10):2985-2992 PMID: 28663230 PMCID: PMC5619963 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85030470491 07/01/2017       38 Citations
  • Changes in miRNA in the lung and whole blood after whole thorax irradiation in rats. (Gao F, Liu P, Narayanan J, Yang M, Fish BL, Liu Y, Liang M, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Sci Rep 2017 03 17;7:44132 PMID: 28303893 PMCID: PMC5355888 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85015404996 03/18/2017       11 Citations
  • Renal Delivery of Anti-microRNA Oligonucleotides in Rats. (Usa KS, Liu Y, Kurth T, Kriegel AJ, Mattson DL, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M) Methods Mol Biol 2017;1527:409-419 PMID: 28116733 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85011003449 01/25/2017    
  • MicroRNA-489 Induction by Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 Protects against Ischemic Kidney Injury. (Wei Q, Liu Y, Liu P, Hao J, Liang M, Mi QS, Chen JK, Dong Z) J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 09;27(9):2784-96 PMID: 26975439 PMCID: PMC5004659 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85006261234 03/16/2016       39 Citations
  • Renal Tumor Necrosis Factor α Contributes to Hypertension in Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats. (Huang B, Cheng Y, Usa K, Liu Y, Baker MA, Mattson DL, He Y, Wang N, Liang M) Sci Rep 2016 Feb 26;6:21960 PMID: 26916681 PMCID: PMC4768148 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959422737 02/27/2016       26 Citations
  • Endogenous microRNAs in human microvascular endothelial cells regulate mRNAs encoded by hypertension-related genes. (Kriegel AJ, Baker MA, Liu Y, Liu P, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M) Hypertension 2015 Oct;66(4):793-9 PMID: 26283043 PMCID: PMC4567475 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941199042 08/19/2015       50 Citations
  • Genome-wide epigenetic and proteomic analysis reveals altered Notch signaling in EPC dysfunction. (Karcher JR, Hoffmann BR, Liu P, Liu Y, Liang M, Greene AS) Physiol Rep 2015 Apr;3(4) PMID: 25921777 PMCID: PMC4425964 04/30/2015    
  • Transcriptional regulation of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K gene expression. (He L, Xue X, Wang Z, Hou E, Liu Y, Liang M, Zhang Y, Tian Z) Biochimie 2015 Feb;109:27-35 PMID: 25497182 PMCID: PMC4414404 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84919629421 12/17/2014       4 Citations
  • Characteristics of long non-coding RNAs in the Brown Norway rat and alterations in the Dahl salt-sensitive rat. (Wang F, Li L, Xu H, Liu Y, Yang C, Cowley AW Jr, Wang N, Liu P, Liang M) Sci Rep 2014 Nov 21;4:7146 PMID: 25413633 PMCID: PMC4894415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84923342198 11/22/2014       37 Citations
  • Ultrastructure of mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum in renal tubules of Dahl salt-sensitive rats. (He X, Liu Y, Usa K, Tian Z, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2014 May 15;306(10):F1190-7 PMID: 24694587 PMCID: PMC4024733 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900812680 04/04/2014       15 Citations
  • Base-resolution maps of 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in Dahl S rats: effect of salt and genomic sequence. (Liu Y, Liu P, Yang C, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M) Hypertension 2014 Apr;63(4):827-38 PMID: 24420542 PMCID: PMC4315612 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84897061863 01/15/2014       44 Citations
  • Characteristics of microRNAs enriched in specific cell types and primary tissue types in solid organs. (Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Liu P, Baker MA, Hodges MR, Hua X, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2013 Dec 01;45(23):1144-56 PMID: 24085797 PMCID: PMC3882707 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84888802105 10/03/2013       17 Citations
  • Epigenomics of hypertension. (Liang M, Cowley AW Jr, Mattson DL, Kotchen TA, Liu Y) Semin Nephrol 2013 Jul;33(4):392-9 PMID: 24011581 PMCID: PMC3777799 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84883497015 09/10/2013       49 Citations
  • Characterization of human plasma-derived exosomal RNAs by deep sequencing. (Huang X, Yuan T, Tschannen M, Sun Z, Jacob H, Du M, Liang M, Dittmar RL, Liu Y, Liang M, Kohli M, Thibodeau SN, Boardman L, Wang L) BMC Genomics 2013 May 10;14:319 PMID: 23663360 PMCID: PMC3653748 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84877298502 05/15/2013       477 Citations
  • miR-29c is downregulated in renal interstitial fibrosis in humans and rats and restored by HIF-α activation. (Fang Y, Yu X, Liu Y, Kriegel AJ, Heng Y, Xu X, Liang M, Ding X) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2013 May 15;304(10):F1274-82 PMID: 23467423 PMCID: PMC3651624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84878641501 03/08/2013       73 Citations
  • MicroRNAs contribute to the maintenance of cell-type-specific physiological characteristics: miR-192 targets Na+/K+-ATPase β1. (Mladinov D, Liu Y, Mattson DL, Liang M) Nucleic Acids Res 2013 Jan;41(2):1273-83 PMID: 23221637 PMCID: PMC3553948 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84875429634 12/12/2012       42 Citations
  • Delayed ischemic preconditioning contributes to renal protection by upregulation of miR-21. (Xu X, Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Usa K, Mladinov D, Liu H, Fang Y, Ding X, Liang M) Kidney Int 2012 Dec;82(11):1167-75 PMID: 22785173 PMCID: PMC3777822 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84869212341 07/13/2012       114 Citations
  • The miR-29 family: genomics, cell biology, and relevance to renal and cardiovascular injury. (Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Fang Y, Ding X, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2012 Feb 27;44(4):237-44 PMID: 22214600 PMCID: PMC3289120 01/05/2012       195 Citations
  • MiR-382 targeting of kallikrein 5 contributes to renal inner medullary interstitial fibrosis. (Kriegel AJ, Liu Y, Cohen B, Usa K, Liu Y, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2012 Feb 27;44(4):259-67 PMID: 22202692 PMCID: PMC3289118 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863229877 12/29/2011       59 Citations
  • MicroRNA-target pairs in human renal epithelial cells treated with transforming growth factor beta 1: a novel role of miR-382. (Kriegel AJ, Fang Y, Liu Y, Tian Z, Mladinov D, Matus IR, Ding X, Greene AS, Liang M) Nucleic Acids Res 2010 Dec;38(22):8338-47 PMID: 20716515 PMCID: PMC3001085 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78650470110 08/19/2010       88 Citations
  • Renal medullary microRNAs in Dahl salt-sensitive rats: miR-29b regulates several collagens and related genes. (Liu Y, Taylor NE, Lu L, Usa K, Cowley AW Jr, Ferreri NR, Yeo NC, Liang M) Hypertension 2010 Apr;55(4):974-82 PMID: 20194304 PMCID: PMC2862728 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77950500403 03/03/2010       180 Citations
  • Novel role of fumarate metabolism in dahl-salt sensitive hypertension. (Tian Z, Liu Y, Usa K, Mladinov D, Fang Y, Ding X, Greene AS, Cowley AW Jr, Liang M) Hypertension 2009 Aug;54(2):255-60 PMID: 19546378 PMCID: PMC2721687 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-68549122792 06/24/2009       42 Citations
  • MicroRNA: a new frontier in kidney and blood pressure research. (Liang M, Liu Y, Mladinov D, Cowley AW Jr, Trivedi H, Fang Y, Xu X, Ding X, Tian Z) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2009 Sep;297(3):F553-8 PMID: 19339633 PMCID: PMC2739705 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650259138 04/03/2009       80 Citations
  • Renal medullary 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 in Dahl salt-sensitive hypertension. (Liu Y, Singh RJ, Usa K, Netzel BC, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2008 Dec 12;36(1):52-8 PMID: 18826995 PMCID: PMC2604787 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-57749107579 10/02/2008       36 Citations
  • Glucocorticoid response elements and 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases in the regulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression. (Liu Y, Mladinov D, Pietrusz JL, Usa K, Liang M) Cardiovasc Res 2009 Jan 01;81(1):140-7 PMID: 18716005 PMCID: PMC2639091 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-57749171127 08/22/2008       52 Citations
  • Suppression of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 with RNA interference substantially attenuates 3T3-L1 adipogenesis. (Liu Y, Park F, Pietrusz JL, Jia G, Singh RJ, Netzel BC, Liang M) Physiol Genomics 2008 Feb 19;32(3):343-51 PMID: 18073273 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-40149097328 12/13/2007       28 Citations
  • Renal interstitial corticosterone and 11-dehydrocorticosterone in conscious rats. (Usa K, Singh RJ, Netzel BC, Liu Y, Raff H, Liang M) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2007 Jul;293(1):F186-92 PMID: 17389675 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548042789 03/29/2007       20 Citations
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