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Pharmacist , pharmacologist , toxicologist

Wu-Fu Liu, Chinese behavioral toxicologist, pharmacologist, pharmacist. Achievements include contributions to the behavioral safety/efficacy evaluation of the putative antidotes of neurotoxicants including nuclear and chemical warfare agents; development of a brightness discrimination animal model, in combination with dose-equivalency approach, to identify the therapeutic or toxic potentials of drugs acting on cholinergic system.

Background

Liu, Wu-Fu was born on February 6, 1942 in Taitung, Taiwan. Son of King-Hwa and Shian-Dway (Chang) Liu.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, 1965. Master of Science in Pharmacology, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1977.

Career

Hospital pharmacist Tungshi (Taiwan) Army Hospital, 1965-1971. Research assistant CSIST, Lungtan, Taiwan, 1971-1975, assistant researcher Taiwan, 1977-1985. Research fellow University Alabama, Birmingham, 1985.

Associate researcher CSIST, Lungtan, 1986-1990, laboratory chief, principal investigator in neurobevioral toxicology, since 1991. Visiting associate professor China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to the behavioral safety/efficacy evaluation of the putative antidotes of neurotoxicants including nuclear and chemical warfare agents. Development of a brightness discrimination animal model, in combination with dose-equivalency approach, to identify the therapeutic or toxic potentials of drugs acting on cholinergic system.

Membership

Lieutenant colonel National Defense Department, 1978-1983. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chinese Pharmacology Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Shieu-Lien Lee, June 5, 1979. 1 child, Kung-Ming.

father:
King-Hwa Liu

mother:
Shian-Dway (Chang) Liu

spouse:
Shieu-Lien Lee

child:
Kung-Ming Liu