Heng Du

  • Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy - Pharmacology & Toxicology
785-864-0845
Office
Malott Hall
University of Kansas
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Education

  • M.D./Ph.D., Sun Yat-sen School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China (2003-2006)
  • M.S., Medicine, Medical School of Shandong University, Shandong, China (2000-2003)
  • B.S., Medicine, Medical School of Shandong University, Shandong, China (1995-2000)

Experience

Professional 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)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery and Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY (2006-2010)
  • M.D./Ph.D. Program Exchange Student, Psychiatry, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY (2005-2006)

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.

Selected Publications


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