Hueizhi (Hope) Wu, M.D., Ph.D 


Director, Autopsy Service
Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology



She received her M.D. from Shanghai Medical University, People’s Republic of China, and her Ph.D. from the Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota. Dr. Wu had residency training at the Department of Cardiology and Medicine, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Zhong-Shan Hospital, Shanghai Medical University, China. She had resident/fellowship training in combined anatomic pathology and neuropathology programs, started at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed at the New York University School of Medicine. She also completed her fellowships in surgical pathology and orthopedic pathology at the New York University School of Medicine.


Dr. Wu is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, having been certified in combined anatomic pathology and neuropathology. Her areas of specialization include neuropathologyand soft tissue and bone pathology,.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • Li Q, Min J, Ahn Y-H, Namm J, Kim EM, Lui R, Kim HY, Ji Y, Wu H, Wisniewski T and Chang Y-T (2007) Styryl-Based Compounds as Potential in vivo Imaging Agents for ?-Amyloid Plaques. ChemBioChem. 8: 1679-1687.
  • Shie F, Neely MD, Maezawa I, Wu H, Olson SJ, Jurgens G, Montine KS and Montine TJ (2004) Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein Is Present in Astrocytes Surrounding Cerebral Infarcts and Stimulates Astrocyte Interleukin-6 Secretion. Am. J. Pathol. 164: 1173-1181.
  • Yang S, Law M, Zagzag, D, Wu HH, Cha S, Golfinos JG, Knopp EA, and Johnson G (2003) Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Perfusion MR Imaging Measurements of Endothelial Permeability: Differentiation Between Atypical and Typical Meningiomas. AJNR Am. J. Neuroradiol. 24: 1554-1559.
  • Wu HH, Williams CV and McLoon SC (1994) Involvement of Nitric Oxide in the Elimination of a Transient Retinotectal Projection in Development. Science 265: 1593-1596.

Textbook Chapters

  • Wu H, Schuerch C, Miller DC. Central and Peripheral Nerve System Tumors. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions. Lin F, Prichard JW, eds. Springer, New York, 2011, 119-135.