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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.


Stimulation of Mucosal Secretion by Lubiprostone (SPI-0211) in Guinea Pig Small Intestine and Colon.

Fei G, Wang YZ, Liu S, Hu H, Wang GD, Qu MH, Wang XY, Xia Y, Sun X, Bohn LM, Cooke HJ, Wood JD (2009). Stimulation of Mucosal Secretion by…

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Zinc activates damage-sensing TRPA1 ion channels.

Hu H*, Bandell M*, Petrus M, Zhu MX, Patapoutian A (2009). Zinc activates damage-sensing TRPA1 ion channels. Nat Chem Biol 5(3): 183-190. PMID: 19202543.

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Two amino acid residues determine 2-APB sensitivity of the ion channels TRPV3 and TRPV4.

Hu H*, Grandl J*, Bandell M, Petrus M, and Patapoutian A (2009). Two amino acid residues determine 2-APB sensitivity of the ion channels TRPV3 and TRPV4. Proc Natl Acad Sci…

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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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