Bo Duan, PhD Assistant Professor

Bo Duan, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan. Dr. Duan received a bachelor's degree in polymer chemistry at the University of Sciences and Technology of China in 2002. He earned his PhD degree in neuroscience at the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007 and worked there until 2010. He did his postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School from 2010-2016. Dr. Duan joined the faculty at the University of Michigan as an assistant professor in 2016. The Duan lab uses a combination of mouse genetics, histochemistry, neuroanatomical tracing, electrophysiology, in vivo imaging, and behavior analyses to gain understanding of the development, organization, and function of neural circuits that underlie a variety of somatosensory modalities, such as temperature, touch, pain, and itch.

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Revealing Circuits of Pain and Itch: From Molecules to Networks