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Y. Joyce Liao, M.D. Ph.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Byers Eye Institute 2452 Watson Ct MC 5353 Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Tel Work (650) 723-6995 Fax (650) 565-8297
    Stanford Byers Eye Institute 2452 Watson Ct MC 5353 Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Tel Work (650) 723-6995 Fax (650) 565-8297
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 723-6995
    Alternate Contact
    Barbara Bartlett Assistant Tel Work 650-723-6995
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Stem cell
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Diplopia
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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology (2008 - present)
  • Director, Stanford Human Ocular Motor Center (2006 - present)
  • Associate Director, Research (2008 - present)
  • Co-Program Director, Vision Research Training Program (2010 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • McCormick Faculty Award, Office of Diversity and Leadership (2011-2013)
  • Grant Award, Center for Biomedical Imaging at Stanford (2011-2012, 2013-2014)
  • Grant Award, Weston Havens Foundation (2011-2013)
  • Young Investigator Award, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (2011)
  • Grant Award, Stanford University Vice Provost Undergraduate Research Faculty Grant (2010-2012)
  • Career Award in Biomedical Sciences, Burroughs Wellcome Foundation (2005-2014)
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1998)
A.B.: Harvard, Biochemical Sciences (1991)
Ph.D.: UCSF, Neuroscience (1996)
Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1999)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2002)
Fellowship: UCSF - Ophthalmology CA (2006)
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Postdoctoral Advisees

Ming-Hui Sun

Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Ischemic optic neuropathy
Stem cell transplantation
Optic neuropathy
Optic neuritis
Eye movement disorders


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