Grace Liu, PharmD, AFMCP
Dr. Liu believes in educating clinicians and coaches at The Gut Institute to heal and improve one trillion guts and impact the world around us. Dr. Liu is an IFM-trained functional medicine practitioner and founder of The Gut Institute. She is a clinical pharmacist with a doctorate in practice for 20 years and specializes in complex disease management. Dr. Liu consults and helps clients gain optimal performance through rebuilding the microbiome after damage from modern living. She uses nutrigenomic tools and other advanced functional lab testing to give the solutions, strategies and treatments that reverse modern gut dysbiosis and disease.
The Gut Institute motto is ‘Bugs over drugs!’ Dr. Liu trained functional medicine leaders to approach gut protocols with her expertise. She has been interviewed for 3 movies: Microbiome documentary by ‘Microbirth’ producers; Longevity Project; and a documentary on autoimmune diseases by Cass Studios. Dr. Liu taught evidence based, cutting edge gut and Nutrigenomic protocols to revolutionize clinical practice and has been featured in Women’s Health UK magazine sharing about ‘bacterial beauty’ and the skin-gut microbiome connection.
Dr Liu’s clients include Paleo Diet leader Robb Wolf, Noad Lahat Bellator & UFC MMA fighter, Kyle Kingsbury retired UFC fighter, 8-time world title holder Miriam Nakamoto, executives and multi-tasking moms. Dr Liu helps her clients reduce fatigue, fat, fog and food allergies in 6 months or less. She is a consultant for investment firms, probiotic & prebiotic companies, microbiome and metagenomic industry leaders.
When Grace isn’t busy helping clients in her clinical practice or clinicians rock their practice with gut protocols and scaling their businesses, she loves spending time with her family and friends and reading. Grace, her family and their iApothecary dog mascot Henry (part terrier & chihuahua) live in the Bay Area California where she can be found jogging, hiking, Muay Thai boxing and Krav or tasting whiskey flights.