Portrait Sheng-Fu Huang

Sheng-Fu Huang


  • Blood-brain barrier biologist (Dr. sc. nat./PhD)
  • Specialized in cell-cell interactions and barrier modulation


Tel. +41 44 255 60 38

Weitere Kompetenzen

  • Blood-brain barrier biology
  • Primary cell isolation from human biopsies and rodents
  • In vitro blood-brain barrier models (2D and 3D)
  • Multicellular model (BBB and tumor)
  • Endothelial barrier functional assays
  • Metabolomics
  • Knowledge in endothleial cell Heterogeneity BBB regonial specificity


Since 11/2020Post doctoral resercher at Dr. Annika Kelller’s group, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
05/2014 – 10/2019PhD candidate at Dr. Lara Ogunshola’s group, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Wichtigste Mitgliedschaften

  • International Brain Barriers Society
  • European Organ-on-Chip Society
  • Swiss Physiological Society
  • Life science Switzerland
  • Federation of European Neuroscience Societies
  • Swiss Society for Neuroscience
  • The society of cell and molecular biology (Taiwan)


I am investigating molecular interaction between BBB associated cells and barrier alteration during neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. Particularly, I focus on unravelling the molecular mechanisms by which pericyte dysfunction leads to leukocyte infiltration.


List of Publications
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