Serena Kuang, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies

Dr. Kuang joined Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in 2014 as Assistant Professor of Physiology and Neroscience. She received her M.D. from China, and her Ph.D. in Neuroengineering at Clemson University.

Prior to joining the OUWB, Dr. Kuang taught Medical Physiology to M2 students and served on the faculty development committee at Medical University of the Americas, Campus Saint Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Dr. Kuang is a member of the American Physiological Society (APS). Her research includes development of neuron-based biosensors on a microelectrode array platform and exploring a holistic approach to optimize a learner’s mental state in order to improve learning outcomes.

Contact Information:

Office: 416 O’Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2738


physiology and neurophysiology


Ph.D., Neuroengineering, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.

Ph.D., Education, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, Ind.

M.D., Medicine, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Research Interests:

Biomedical Sciences: Development of neuron-based biosensors on a microelectrode array platform.

Education: Optimizing a learner’s mental state to improve learning outcomes.