George Liu

Summary

Affiliation: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

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Publications3

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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 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. ..