Kwan Ng, M.D., Ph.D.

Kwan Leung Ng, M.D., Ph.D.



Vascular Neurology




  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Director of Vascular Neurology


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Sacramento, CA 95816
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M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 2008

Ph.D., Pharmacology, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 2006

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 1995

Internship: Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco-Fresno Medical Educational Program, Fresno CA 2008-2009


Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD 2010-2012


Clinical Stroke, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2013-2014

Clinical Neuro-Rehabilitation, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2014-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry,

American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry - Vascular Neurology,

Select Recent Publications

Nunez S, Doroudchi MM, Gleichman AJ, Ng KL, Llorente IL, Sozmen EG, Carmichael ST, Hinman JD. A Versatile Murine Model of Subcortical White Matter Stroke for the Study of Axonal Degeneration and White Matter Neurobiology. J Vis Exp. 2016 Mar 17;(109).

Shapiro LA, Ng K, Zhou QY, Ribak CE. Subventricular zone-derived, newly generated neurons populate several olfactory and limbic forebrain regions. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Jan;14 Suppl 1:74-80.

Shapiro LA, Ng KL, Kinyamu R, Whitaker-Azmitia P, Geisert EE, Blurton-Jones M, Zhou QY, Ribak CE. Origin, migration and fate of newly generated neurons in the adult rodent piriform cortex. Brain Struct Funct. 2007 Sep;212(2):133-48.

Zhang C, Ng KL, Li JD, He F, Anderson DJ, Sun YE, Zhou QY. Prokineticin 2 is a target gene of proneural basic helix-loop-helix factors for olfactory bulb neurogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2007 Mar 9;282(10):6917-21.

Shapiro LA, Ng KL, Zhou QY, Ribak CE. Olfactory enrichment enhances the survival of newly born cortical neurons in adult mice. Neuroreport. 2007 Jul 2;18(10):981-5.

Ng KL, Li JD, Cheng MY, Leslie FM, Lee AG, Zhou QY. Dependence of olfactory bulb neurogenesis on prokineticin 2 signaling. Science. 2005 Jun 24;308(5730):1923-7.

Donahue AC, Hess KL, Ng KL, Fruman DA. Altered splenic B cell subset development in mice lacking phosphoinositide 3-kinase p85alpha. Int Immunol. 2004 Dec;16(12):1789-98.

Hess KL, Donahue AC, Ng KL, Moore TI, Oak J, Fruman DA. Frontline: The p85alpha isoform of phosphoinositide 3-kinase is essential for a subset of B cell receptor-initiated signaling responses. Eur J Immunol. 2004 Nov;34(11):2968-76.