Jason Haitao Huang, M.D.

Jason Haitao Huang, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-3049
Fax: (585) 276-2281

Lab Information

The main research interest in Huang lab includes nervous system injury and repair as well as tissue engineering. Dr. Huang's research is funded by grants from NIH (R01NS067435) and other sources.

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Research Bio

Dr. Huang has been conducting experiments using elongated DRG cells to repair spinal cord and peripheral nerve injury. Dr. Huang's current research interests include traumatic brain injury with repair, spinal cord and peripheral nerve injuries, tissue engineering, and minimally invasive Neurosurgery. His laboratory research is funded by grants from NIH (R01NS067435), New York Academy of Medicine (Elsberg), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (NREF Young Investigator's Award) and AO Spine grant.

Awards & Honors (National)

Scientific Reviewer, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium | Department of Defense, CDMRP Program | Reston, VA 2013 - 2013
Patients' Choice Award | Vitals.Com 2012
Reviewer, Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section | Center for Scientific Review, NIH 2012 - 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition | Vitals.com 2011
Reviewer, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Merit Review | Department of Veterans Affairs 2011 - 2011
The Army Commendation Medal | United States Army 2008
Young Clinician Investigator's Award | Neurosurgery Research Education Foundation of the AANS | Rolling Meadows, IL 2007 - 2008
Charles Elsberg Award | New York Academy of Medicine | New York, NY 2006 - 2007
David G. Kline Award | Section of Spine and Peripheral Nerve of the AANS 2004
Codman Award | Section of Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the AANS | Rolling Meadows, IL 2003
Second Place Outstanding Poster Presentation Award | Spine | New Orleans, LA 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha National Research Fellowship | Alpha Omega Alpha | Washington, D.C. 1997
John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship in Medicine 1995
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society | Amherst College Chapter | Amherst, MA 1994

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Research Presentation Award | Pennsylvania Neosurgical Society Annual Meeting | Hershey, PA 2004
Henry Strong Denison Award for Excellence in Research | Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD 1997

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 38 available »

2014 Feb
Liu X, Tian W, Kolar B, Hu R, Huang Y, Huang J, Ekholm S. "Advanced MR diffusion tensor imaging and perfusion weighted imaging of intramedullary tumors and tumor like lesions in the cervicomedullary junction region and the cervical spinal cord." Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2014 Feb; 116(3):559-66. Epub 2013 Dec 30.
Algattas H, Huang JH. "Traumatic Brain Injury pathophysiology and treatments: early, intermediate, and late phases post-injury." International journal of molecular sciences. 2014 15(1):309-41. Epub 2013 Dec 30.
2013 Oct 30
Wang F, Smith NA, Xu Q, Goldman S, Peng W, Huang JH, Takano T, Nedergaard M. "Photolysis of caged Ca2+ but not receptor-mediated Ca2+ signaling triggers astrocytic glutamate release." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2013 Oct 30; 33(44):17404-12.
2013 Apr
Wang EW, Huang JH. "Understanding and treating blast traumatic brain injury in the combat theater." Neurological research.. 2013 Apr; 35(3):285-9. Epub 2012 Dec 28.
2013 Apr
Huang JH. "Traumatic brain injury." Neurological research.. 2013 Apr; 35(3):221-2.


Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD | Medicine | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine1999
BA | Biology | Amherst College1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Chief Resident of Neurosurgery; Department of Neurosurgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2006
Resident; Department of Neurosurgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2005
Intern (General Surgery); Department of Surgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2000