Heng Du


Heng Du
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Contact Info

Malott Hall, Room 3062
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Biography

Heng Du’s research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in neurodegenerative diseases with a special emphasis on Alzheimer's disease and the development of therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer’s disease treatment.

Experience

  • Associate Professor, University of Texas, Dallas, Richardson, TX (2019-2020)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas, Dallas, Richardson, TX (2013-2019)
  • Assistant Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Higuchi Bioscience Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (2011-2013)

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery and Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Ce, 2010, New York, NY
M.D./Ph.D., Sun Yat-sen School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University, 2006, Guangzhou, China
M.S. in Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2003, Department of Surgery and Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Ce
B.S. in Medicine, Medical School of Shandong University, 2000, Shandong, China

Selected Publications