Bo Duan, Ph.D.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute Affiliate
Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology

Biological Sciences Building (BSB)
1105 N University Ave.
Room 4260
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Areas of Interest

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 pain and itch.

Published Articles or Reviews

Lateral hypothalamic neuronal ensembles regulate pre-sleep nest-building behavior, Sotelo MI, Tyan J, Markunas C, Sulaman BA, Horwitz L, Lee H, Morrow JG, Rothschild G, Duan B, Eban-Rothschild A , Current Biology. 2022 Jan 11;S0960-9822(21)01740-1

 Abnormal Somatosensory Behaviors Associated With a Gain-of-Function Mutation in TRPV3 Channels, Fatima M, Slade H, Horwitz L, Shi A, Liu J, McKinstry D, Villani T, Xu H, Duan B , Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 2022 Jan 4;14:790435

Know Thy Enemy: Untangling the Mysteries of Neuropathic Pain, Fatima M, Hor CC, Duan B , Neuroscience Bulletin. 2021 Nov;37(11):1639-1641

Transient Receptor Potential Channels and Itch, Fatima M, Liu J, Duan B, Nonclassical Ion Channels in the Nervous System. 2021 Aug 5; Chapter 16

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