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Hongzhen Hu, PhD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology


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Biography

Dr. Hongzhen Hu received his Ph.D. at the Ohio State University and completed his post-doctoral training under Dr. Ardem Patapoutian at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and the Scripps Research Institute. He was an assistant professor of integrative biology and pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston before joining the Center for the Study of Itch in 2014.


Functional group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in submucous plexus of guinea-pig ileum.

Hu H, Ren J, Liu S, Gao C, Xia Y & Wood JD (1999). Functional group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in submucous plexus of guinea-pig ileum. Br J Pharmacol (special…

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Glutamate modulates synaptic transmission in the submucosal plexus of guinea pig small intestine.

Ren J, Hu H, Liu S, Xia Y & Wood JD (1999). Glutamate modulates synaptic transmission in the submucosal plexus of guinea pig small intestine. Neuroreport 10(14): 3045-3048. PMID: 10549820

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IL-1 and IL-6 excite neurons and suppress nicotinic and noradrenergic neurotransmission in guinea-pig enteric nervous system.

Xia Y, Hu H, Liu S, Ren J, Zafirov, DH & Wood JD (1999). IL-1 and IL-6 excite neurons and suppress nicotinic and noradrenergic neurotransmission in guinea-pig enteric nervous system.…

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Enhancement of GABA-activated current by muscarine in rat dorsal root ganglion neurons.

Hu H, Shao M & Li ZW (1999). Enhancement of GABA-activated current by muscarine in rat dorsal root ganglion neurons. Neuroscience 89(3): 883-890. PMID: 10199621

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What makes the aging skin itchy?

Congratulation to Dr. Hongzhen Hu!  A new study explains why getting old may make you itchy.  Read news Record, ScienceLive Science, UPI, Science Alert, PainWeek, people.cn.

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Welcome Dr. Hongzhen Hu, a new faculty, to join the CSI

We would like to welcome Dr. Hongzhen Hu to join CSI as an assistant professor, starting on June 1, 2014.  Dr. Hu received his Ph.D. at the Ohio State University and conducted his post-doctoral training under Dr. Ardem Patapoutian at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and the Scripps Research Institute. Prior to joining CSI, he was an assistant professor at the department of integrative biology and pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 

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