Ty Shang, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Neurology & Neurotherapeutics


Medical School Shandong Medical University (1993)
Internship Qingzhou People's Hospital (1994), Medicine
Graduate School Medical College of Wisconsin (2005), Neuroscience
Fellowship NIH National Cancer Institute - Office of Education (2007), Neuroscience
Internship University of Miami (2008), Internal Medicine
Residency University of Miami (2011), Neurology
Fellowship University of Miami (2012), Vascular Neurology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aphasia
  • Basilar Occlusion & Stenosis
  • Binswanger's Disease
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Occlusion Stenosis
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System (CNS) Vasculitis
  • Cerebral Artery Occlusion/Stenosis
  • Cerebral Ischemic Disease
  • Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Fabry's Diease with Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia with Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attach (TIA)
  • Hypercoagulable States with Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Refills
  • Lacunar Stroke (Small Vessel Disease)
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Stroke
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA)
  • Vertebral Dissection
  • Vertebral Occlusion & Stenosis
  • Wheelchair Seating & Fitting

Research Interests

  • Cerebral edema in malignant infarct
  • Delayed cerebral ischemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhagic transformation in ischemic stroke
  • Moyamoya disease and Moyamoya syndrome
  • Penumbra evolution in ischemic stroke
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome & Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome
  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in HIV disease
  • Small vessel disease and neurovascular unit


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Cerebral hemodynamics and cognitive performance in bilateral asymptomatic carotid stenosis.

Shang T Neurology 2013 May 80 22 2080

FLAIR Distal Hyperintense Vessels as a Marker of Perfusion-Diffusion Mismatch in Acute Stroke.

Haussen DC, Koch S, Saraf-Lavi E, Shang T, Dharmadhikari S, Yavagal DR J Neuroimaging 2013 Jan

Application of acute stroke imaging: Selecting patients for revascularization therapy.

Shang T, Yavagal DR Neurology 2012 Sep 79 13 Suppl 1 S86-94

JC virus granule cell neuronopathy and hyper-IgE in HIV disease.

Shang T, Delgado A, Adams D Neurology 2011 May 76 22 1941-2

Death-associated protein kinase as a sensor of mitochondrial membrane potential: role of lysosome in mitochondrial toxin-induced cell death.

Shang T, Joseph J, Hillard CJ, Kalyanaraman B J. Biol. Chem. 2005 Oct 280 41 34644-53

1-Methyl-4-phenylpyridinium accumulates in cerebellar granule neurons via organic cation transporter 3.

Shang T, Uihlein AV, Van Asten J, Kalyanaraman B, Hillard CJ J. Neurochem. 2003 Apr 85 2 358-67

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Featured Books Legend

Featured Books


  • American Academy of Neurology Institute’s (AANI) Annual Meeting Fellow Scholarship
    The 64th Annual meeting of AAN (2012)
  • Resident Travel Grant Award
    Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) Practicum and Interactive laboratory (2010)
  • Resident Travel Grant Award
    Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) 3rd Annual Meeting (2010)