School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Profile

Huiyuan Jiang
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
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Huiyuan Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., has served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Division of Pediatric Neurology since 2006. He is ABPN board certified in the specialty of Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology. He is a member of American Academy of Neurology.

Prior to his Neurology residency training, he was a research associate at the Department of Neurology of Wayne State University from 1994 to 2001. His research was mainly involving myelin protein related disorders. Currently, he is doing 100% clinic work and is participating in two clinical trials. In the near future, he will focus on research of demyelinating and dysmyelinating disorders. 

Currently, he is in charge of the Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic at Children's Hospital as co-director. He is also in charge of the nerve conduction/electromyography clinic.

Suzhou Medical College, Suzhou, China, PhD (Thrombosis and Hemostasis) 1993

Suzhou Medical College, Suzhou, China, M.D., 1982


Children's Suzhou Medical College, Suzhou, Pediatrics, China, 1982-1987

Children's Hospital of Michigan, Pediatric Neurology, Detroit, MI, 2002-2006


Children's Hospital of Michigan, Clinical Neurophysiology, Detroit, MI, 2001-2002


Neuromuscular disorders, leukodystrophy and other neurodegenerating disorders in children



Wenbo Xu, Daniela Menichella, Huiyuan Jiang, Jean-Michel Vallat, Jack Lilien, John Kamholz, and Michael Shy, "Absence of P0 leads to the dysregulation of myelin gene expression and myelin morphogenesis", J Neurosci Res. 60: 714-724, 2000

Huiyuan Jiang, Cynthia S. Duchala, Raj Awatramani, S Shumas, L Carlock, J Kamholz, J Garbern, SS. Schever, ME Shy, and WB Macklin, "PLP mRNA stability is regulated by axonal contact in the rodent PNS", J Neurobiol. 44: 7-19, 2000

Raj Awatramani, Jacqueline Beesley, huibin Yang, Huiyuan Jiang, Franca Cambi, Judith Grinspan, James Garbern, John Kamholz, "Gtx, an oligodendrocyte-specific homeodomain protein, has repressor activity", J Neurosci Res. 61: 376-387, 2000

B Cavanna, H Jiang, S Allaria, M Carpo, G Scarlato, E Nobile-Orazio, "Anti-GM2 IgM antibody-induced complement-mediated cytotoxicity in patients with dysimmune neuropathies", J Neuroimmunol. 114:226-231, 2001

Salles J, Sargueil F, Knoll-Gellida A, Witters LA, Shy M, Jiang H, Cassagne C, Garbay B., "Fatty acid synthase expression during peripheral nervous system myelination.", Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 101:52-58, 2002

Ramaswamy Sharma, Huiyuan Jiang, Laura Zhong, James Tseng and Alexander   Gow, Minimal Role for Activating Transcription Factor 3 in the Oligodendrocyte Unfold Protein Response in vivo, J Neurochem. 102:1703-1712, 2007

Lalitha Sivaswamy, Gyula Acsadi and Huiyuan Jiang, Treatment of Seizures in Childhood, Therapy, 2009: 6:41-50.