Shiwei Huang

Shiwei Huang

Neurosurgery, Year 1

Shiwei Huang

Narrative Bio

Originally from Shanghai, China, Dr. Huang spent her formative years in Shanghai and Northern California. She attended University of California, Los Angeles graduating Magna Cum Lauda with a BS degree in biochemistry. After obtaining her master and medical degrees from Drexel University College of Medicine, she began her residency training in neurosurgery at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in 2018. Her clinical interest includes brain tumor and traumatic brain injury.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing the violin, reading, and archery.


Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan


Drexel University College of Medicine


BS, Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles


Huang S, Ali N, Zhang L, Shi J. “MiRNAs as Biomarkers for Human Glioblastoma: Progress and Potential” Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1038/aps.2017.173. PMID: 29417946.

Ali N, Zhang L, Huang S, Shi J,. “Predicting and identifying human glioblastoma miRNA targets using RRSM and qPCR methods.” The Grant Medical Journals of Biomed Research 2017; 02(02): 034-040 bmr/16/1622/gmj.

Izadi A, Pevzner A, Huang S, Ekstrom AD, Cowen S, Shahlaie K, Gurkoff GG. “Medial temporal lobe epilepsy alters theta oscillations in animals behaving in a spatial recognition memory task.” 2015 American Epilepsy Meeting Program. Presented at the 69th Annual American Epilepsy Society Meeting, December 4-8, 2015.

Berman RF, Huang S, Liew J, Lyeth BG, Tian L, Gurkoff GG. “Calcium and glutamate signaling after TBI visualized in-vitro using gene-encoded molecular sensors GCaMP6 and iGluSnFR.” Journal of Neurotrauma 32 (12):A1-152, 2015. DOI: 10.1089/neu.2015.29000.