• Xiao Qing Liu headshot
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences
    Room 807 - 715 McDermot Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W2

    Phone: 204-480-1363


Research summary

Dr. Xiao-Qing Liu, MD, MSc, is an assistant professor at the Max Rady College of Medicine, specializing in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences. His research focuses on applying epidemiological and biostatistical methods to gene mapping of monogenic and complex human traits/disorders.

Research interests

  • Autism gene mapping and comorbidity studies
  • Genome-wide DNA methylation profiles of newborn twins
  • Identity-by-descent mapping
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Twins in multi-omic data research

Research affiliations

Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba:

  • Research scientist


Brief bio

Dr. Liu holds a master of science from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a master of science from Peking Union Medical College. He earned his bachelor of medicine from the Medical College of Jiamusi University. Dr. Liu's current research focuses on gene mapping for autism and autism-related quantitative traits, utilizing multi-omic data from twins and provincial data repositories.


  • Biochemistry and medical genetics, Max Rady College of Medicine


  • Master of Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Master of Science, Peking Union Medical College
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Medical College of Jiamusi University

Contact us

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
260 Brodie Centre - 727 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada