Liming Luan, PhD

Cardiovascular Perfusionist
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Dr. Luan joined the Sherwood lab as a staff scientist at the beginning of the transition to Vanderbilt in 2013. During his tenure in the lab he served as a key facilitator, collaborating with each member of the team. Dr. Luan also actively maintained his own research projects. With his high level of expertise in every technique performed in the lab, he made significant contributions to each project. Dr. Luan was nominated by the lab for the Roger England Research Award, which he won at the 13th Annual Department of Anesthesiology Research Symposium in 2017. He left the lab in 2020 to pursue a career in Cardiovascular Perfusion. Currently, he is a cardiovascular perfusionist and ECMO specialist at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, and an instructor at the School of Perfusion Technology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX.