Breast Medical Oncologist and Researcher
Minetta C. Liu, MD, is a breast medical oncologist and translational researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where she holds dual appointments in the Department of Oncology and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Her primary research focus is on the efficient advancement of novel therapeutics and the development of reliable predictors of systemic treatment response. As such, she leads several research trials with both clinical and correlative laboratory endpoints. She holds the academic rank of Professor of Oncology from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Dr. Liu is Chair of Research for the Department of Oncology, Co-director of Genomics in Action for the Center for Individualized of Medicine, a member of the Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Institutional Principal Investigator for the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium, Associate Medical Director for the Department of Development, and Medical Director for the Office of Specialty Contracts and Collaborations. She serves on the Breast Committee for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, leads the Circulating Biomarker Working Group for the NIH Translational Research Program, and directs a laboratory focused on expanding the clinical applications and advancing the technologies related to liquid biopsies for solid tumors. She is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through access to novel therapeutic agents and molecular diagnostic tools.