Dr Xiaoxuan Liu

Xiaoxuan Liu


Clinical researcher, University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham


Dr Xiaoxuan Liu is an ophthalmology doctor and clinician scientist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Birmingham. The goal of her work is to ensure AI and digital health technologies are safe, effective and promote health equity.

She completed her PhD in 2020, which focused on the validation of a computational image analysis technique for measuring inflammation in the eye using optical coherence tomography. She co-led the SPIRIT-AI & CONSORT-AI initiative, which resulted in internationally adopted reporting standards for AI clinical trials. She leads STANDING Together, an initiative seeking to improve inclusiveness of healthcare datasets to ensure they promote health equity. Dr Liu advises on a number of health policy and regulatory bodies on their approach to evaluating AI in healthcare, including the MHRA, NICE, WHO, BSI and the NHS AI Lab.