Zhengqing Hu, MD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Otolaryngology-HNS
Wayne State University, USA

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Department / University Information


Dr. Zhengqing Hu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He received his M.D. from Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China in 1993. From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Hu had his residency and fellowship training, together with a Ph.D. program focusing on neurotology and hearing research in HuaShan Hospital and EENT Hospital in Shanghai Medical University. Dr. Hu became an Attending Doctor in RenJi Hospital, Shanghai Second University, Shanghai, China in 1999-2001. He went to Karolinksa Institute, Sweden for his second Ph.D. program focusing on stem cell and cell replacement therapy for the inner ear, which was supported by the fellowships from Swedish Institute and Karolinska Institute – Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in 2001-2005. Dr. Hu attended University of Virginia for his postdoctoral training from 2005 to 2009

Research Interest

Neurotology, Stem cell-based biological and translational strategies to replace injured sensory cells to rescue hearing loss, inner ear developmental biology, stem cell biology, inner ear transplantation, and functional evaluation of the hearing.