Jiepei Zhu, MD, PhD

Jiepei Zhu, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor


Associate Director

Center for Neurotrauma, MultiOmics & Biomarkers (CNMB)
Location: 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310-145
Phone: 404-752-1078
E-mail: jzhu@msm.edu


Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Anesthesiology & Neurosurgery
Fellowship: Postdoctoral Fellow


Hengyang Medical College, University of South China
Degree: Doctor of Medicine (Clinical Medicine)


Virginia Commonwealth University
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Neurobiology and Anatomy

Jinan University
Degree: Master of Science in Anatomy & Neuroanatomy

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Preclinical Animal Models of Brain Injury and Trauma
  • Behavioral Assessment after Brain Injury
  • Therapeutic intervention for Brain Injury and Trauma
  • Morphological Analysis of Brain Injury and Aging  


Ju LS, Zhu J, Brant JO, Morey TE, Gravenstein N, Seubert CN, Vasilopoulos T, Setlow B, Martynyuk AE. Intergenerational Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorder in Young Adult Male Rats with Traumatic Brain Injury. Anesthesiology. 2023 Jan 13:10-97.

Zhu J, Sikon R, Rarey KE, Nonabur VE, Gravenstein N, Smith CR, Le‐Wendling LT. Embalming and Maintenance of a Pliable Cadaver Over a Two‐Year Period for Clinical Procedure Learning. The FASEB Journal. 2022 May;36.

Yang Z, Zhu T, Pompilus M, Fu Y, Zhu J, Arjona K, Arja RD, Grudny MM, Plant HD, Bose P, Wang KK. Compensatory functional connectome changes in a rat model of traumatic brain injury. Brain Communications. 2021;3(4):fcab244.

Zhu J, Parsons JT, Yang Y, Martin E, Brophy DF, Spiess BD. Platelet and white cell reactivity to top-load intravenous perfluorocarbon infusion in healthy sheep. Journal of Surgical Research. 2021 267:342-9.

Murphy TW, Cueto R, Zhu J, Spiess B, Eurell LB, Becker TK. Ultrasound-guided external jugular and femoral arterial cannulation for juvenile swine. Laboratory Animals. 2021 Dec;55(6):573-6.

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