George Liu

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin contributes to inflammation and muscle tissue injury
    Ching Wen Tseng
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6387. 2009
  2. pmc Intranasal application of S. epidermidis prevents colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in mice
    Bonggoo Park
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Research Division of Immunology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25880. 2011
  3. pmc Molecular pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus infection
    George Y Liu
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Pediatr Res 65:71R-77R. 2009
  4. pmc Color me bad: microbial pigments as virulence factors
    George Y Liu
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Trends Microbiol 17:406-13. 2009
  5. pmc Role of Staphylococcus aureus catalase in niche competition against Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Bonggoo Park
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:2275-8. 2008

Collaborators

  • VICTOR F NIZET
  • Tadayuki Iwase
  • Bonggoo Park
  • Ching Wen Tseng
  • Pierre Kyme
  • Randa Alsabeh
  • Michael Otto
  • Binh An Diep
  • Miguel A Rocha
  • Jennifer Low
  • Loren G Miller
  • Moshe Arditi
  • David O Beenhouwer
  • Terence M Doherty

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin contributes to inflammation and muscle tissue injury
    Ching Wen Tseng
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6387. 2009
    ..PVL could contribute to the increased incidence of myositis in CA-MRSA infection, and the toxin could mediate tissue injury by mechanisms other than direct killing of phagocytes...
  2. pmc Intranasal application of S. epidermidis prevents colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in mice
    Bonggoo Park
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Research Division of Immunology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25880. 2011
    ..epidermidis became more resistant to colonization with MRSA. Our study suggests that application of commensal bacteria with antibiotics could represent a more effective strategy to prevent MRSA colonization...
  3. pmc Molecular pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus infection
    George Y Liu
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Pediatr Res 65:71R-77R. 2009
    ..The controversies surrounding MRSA research were described, and how acquisition of the novel genes could explain the increased incidence and severity of CA-MRSA diseases was described...
  4. pmc Color me bad: microbial pigments as virulence factors
    George Y Liu
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Trends Microbiol 17:406-13. 2009
    ..and the dark brown or black melanin pigments of Cryptococcus neoformans and Aspergillus spp. Targeted pigment neutralisation might represent a viable concept to enhance treatment of certain difficult infectious disease conditions...
  5. pmc Role of Staphylococcus aureus catalase in niche competition against Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Bonggoo Park
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:2275-8. 2008
    ..Using targeted mutagenesis, we showed that S. aureus expression of catalase contributes significantly to the survival of this pathogen in the presence of S. pneumoniae both in vitro and in a murine model of nasal cocolonization...

Research Grants4

  1. Antioxidant-based mechanisms used by staphyloccocus aureus to evade host defenses
    George Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Significance: The proposed research will address fundamental questions about S. aureus-host interaction, and uncover novel therapeutic approaches toward treatment of S. aureus diseases. ..
  2. Antioxidant-based mechanisms used by staphyloccocus aureus to evade host defenses
    George Liu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Significance: The proposed research will address fundamental questions about S. aureus-host interaction, and uncover novel therapeutic approaches toward treatment of S. aureus diseases. ..
  3. Antioxidant-based mechanisms used by staphyloccocus aureus to evade host defenses
    George Y Liu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Significance: The proposed research will address fundamental questions about S. aureus-host interaction, and uncover novel therapeutic approaches toward treatment of S. aureus diseases. ..