Yuchuan Ding, M.D., Ph.D., a Professor of Neurosurgery, currently serves as the Director of Cerebrovascular Disease Laboratories and the Associate Chair for Research in Department of Neurosurgery, at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Ding also holds the positions of Visiting Professor at the Capital Medical University in Beijing, China, and at Weifan Medical College in Shandong, China.
His expertise as a researcher in biochemical sciences and neurosciences has led Dr. Ding to profound advances and conclusions with translational studies in stroke and traumatic brain injury. His research includes preconditioning on neuroprotection in stroke, intra-arterial infusion and local brain hypothermia, the beneficial effect of physical exercise on rehabilitation after stroke, ethanol and oxygen-induced neuroprotection. Very recently, Dr. Ding’s research is also focused on environmental diseases. Dr. Ding has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles and numerous abstracts, as well as many book chapters. Dr. Ding also serves as Editorial Boarder Member, Guest Editor, Associate Editor and Editor-in-Chief for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals.
Research Interests: Ischemia/reperfusion injury, endovascular therapy, stroke, neuroprotection, exercise, preconditioning, rehabilitation, brain metabolism, hibernation-like therapy, hypothermia, cell death, blood brain barrier