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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.


Glutamate receptors in the enteric nervous system: ionotropic or metabotropic?

Ren J, Hu H, Liu S, Xia Y & Wood JD (2000). Glutamate receptors in the enteric nervous system: ionotropic or metabotropic? Neurogastroenterol & Motil 12(3): 257-264. PMID: 10867623

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Histamine H3 receptor-mediated suppression of inhibitory synaptic transmission in the submucosal plexus of guinea-pig small intestine.

Liu S, Xia Y, Hu H, Ren J, Gao C, Wood JD (2000). Histamine H3 receptor-mediated suppression of inhibitory synaptic transmission in the submucosal plexus of guinea-pig small intestine. Eur…

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Clostridium Difficile Toxin A excites enteric neurons and suppresses sympathetic neurotransmission in the guinea pig.

Xia Y, Hu H, Liu S, Pothoulakis C and Wood, JD (2000). Clostridium Difficile Toxin A excites enteric neurons and suppresses sympathetic neurotransmission in the guinea pig. Gut 46: 481-486. PMID:…

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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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