Liao, Bing, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor
Director, Neuromuscular Disorders Program
Clinical Neurophysiology

Mailing Address:
301 University Blvd, Route 0539
Galveston, TX 77555-0539

Office: 9.128 John Sealy Annex
Phone: 409.772.8053
Fax: 409.772.6940

Education and Post Graduate Training
  • Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University (Sister university of Yale University in China), Changsha, China 9/2004-6/2007
  • Master of Science Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University Changsha, China, Mentor: Beisha Tang, M.D., Thesis: Mutation analysis of PINK1 in patients with autosomal recessive early onset or sporadic Parkinson's disease, 07/2011-06/2015
  • Neurology Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 07/2007-07/2016
  • Neuromuscular Medicine Fellow, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, 7/2007- Current
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Methodist Neurological Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas
  • Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University Changsha, China, Mentors: Stanley H. Appel, M.D., Beisha Tang, M.D.     
Board Certifications
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Selected Publications
  • Liao B, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Fang X, Shanina E, Smith RG. Alternating ptosis associated with GQD1 and Asialo-GM1 antibodies. Int J Neurosci. 2016 Jan. 25:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:26710925.
  • Liao B, Rodriguez RM, Metrus NR, Kamiya-Matsuoka C. Pseudoabducens palsy mimicking myasthenia gravis. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar. 2; 2015. pii: bcr2015209392. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-209392. PMID: 25733096.
  • Liao B, Kamiya-Matsuoka C. Atypical isolated nuclear oculomotor nerve syndrome: a diagnostic challenge. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Feb. 18; 2015. pii: bcr2014207749. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207749. PMID: 25694634.
  • Rodriguez-Linares Y, Liao B, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Tremont-Lukats IW. Perivascular contrast enhancement of the Circle of Willis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Under second revision.
  • Mella DB, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Liao B, Tummala S, de Groot J. Recurrent encephaloclastic cyst induced by intraventricular topotecan. J Neurol Sci. 2015 Fe 15;349(1-2):52-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2014.12.024. Epub 2014 Dec. 24. PMID: 25598491.
  • Liao B, Shroff S, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Tummala S. Atypical Neurological Complications of Ipilimumab Therapy in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jan. 30. PMID: 24482447.
  • Liao B, Kamiya-Matsuoka C, Gong Y, Chen M, Fowler N. Primary Natural Killer/T-cell Lymphoma Presenting as Leptomeningeal Disease. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Aug 15;343(1-2):46-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2014.05.015. Epub 2014 May 15. PMID: 24880537.
Honors and Awards
  • 2013 American Academy of Neurology Institute's 2014 Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship
  • 2007-2010 Outstanding Methodist Research Institute Employee Annual Evaluation
  • 2007 National Scholarship, China Scholarship Council
  • 2005-2006 Excellent Master's Program Candidate, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University
  • 1999-2003 Annual Scholarship for Excellence, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University
Professional Affiliations
  • 2007-Present Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • 2007-Present Member, Movement Disorder Society