Welcome to the Qin Liu Lab!

Dr. Qin Liu’s lab is at the forefront of groundbreaking research, employing genetically modified mouse models and a multidisciplinary approach to unravel the mysteries of chronic itch. By identifying novel itch receptors and studying the neural mechanisms behind non-histaminergic itch, they have paved the way for a deeper understanding of this complex phenomenon.

Meet the team

The Qin Liu Lab is made up of a diverse group of individuals with a shared passion for advancing knowledge in our field.

Current research projects

Dr. Qin Liu’s current focus on allergic and infectious diseases aims to dissect the neuronal populations and circuits responsible for symptoms like itchy eyes, sneezing, rhinorrhea, and coughing.

Read recent publications

Dr. Qin Liu & her team have been featured in publications ranging from the Journal of Investigative Dermatology to Nature Medicine.