School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Student Profile

Mohammed K Shenaq
Former Student Researcher

I am a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan. I obtained a major in biology with a minor in psychology. I began medical school at Wayne State University in August of 2008. I have done research in the areas of biochemistry, infectious disease, transplant surgery, general surgery, and currently in neurosurgery.


Neurosurgery, transplant surgery, orthopedic surgery


Mohammed Shenaq, Hassan Kassem, Changya Peng, Steven Schafer, Jamie Y. Ding, Vance Fredrickson, Murali Guthikonda, Christian W. Kreipke, José A. Rafols, Yuchuan Ding. Neuronal Damage and Functional Deficits are Ameliorated by Inhibition of Aquaporin and HIF1α after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Journal of the Neurological Sciences, In Press.

“Analysis of Water Pipe Smoking Habits of Minors and General Population in the Southwest Michigan Area” (2007), Hurley Medical Center

“Perceptions of Water Pipe Smoking” (2007), Hurley Medical Center

Poster Board Presentation: “Purification and Biochemical Studies on Sheep Plasma Ceruloplasmin” (2008), University of Michigan

“Colen Flash Review: OB-Gyn, Urology, General Surgery, Internal Med, Family Med, Psychiatry, USMLE Step I” (2009) Detroit Medical Center

“Efficacy of Biopsy as a Method of Detecting Early Kidney Transplant Rejections” (2009), Henry Ford Hospital

Medical Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Undergraduate Education
University of Michigan