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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.


Targeting Pain-evoking Transient Receptor Potential Channels for the Treatment of Pain.

Luo J, Walters ET, Carlton SM and Hu H (2013). Targeting Pain-evoking Transient Receptor Potential Channels for the Treatment of Pain. Curr Neuropharmacol 11(6):652-63 (invited review). PMID: 24396340

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Retinoids activate the irritant receptor TRPV1 and produce sensory hypersensitivity.

Yin S*, Luo J*, Qian A, Du J, Yang Q, Zhou S, Yu W, Du G, Clark RB, Walters ET, Carlton SM, and Hu H (2013). Retinoids activate the irritant…

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Scaffolding by A-kinase anchoring protein enhances functional coupling between adenylyl cyclase and TRPV1 channel.

Efendiev R*, Bavencoffe A*, Hu H, Zhu MX, Dessauer CW (2013). Scaffolding by A-kinase anchoring protein enhances functional coupling between adenylyl cyclase and TRPV1 channel. J Biol Chem 288(6): 3929-3937.  PMID: 23264624

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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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