TRPM2 Channels as Therapeutic Targets for Neuroprotection

Title:TRPM2 Channels as Therapeutic Targets for Neuroprotection
Time:3:45 PM. Nov 17th, 2016

Location:218 Conference Room of Chengzhi building,  Medical College of Xiamen University

Speaker:Hong-Shuo Sun, MD, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor

    Departments of Surgery, Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine,

    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Introduction:

    Dr. Hong-Shuo Sun is currently a tenured Associate Professor and PhD Supervisor in Departments of Surgery, Physiology and Pharmacology, and Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada. He is also a member for Collaborative Program in Neuroscience, Heart and Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence, Cardiovascular Sciences Collaborative Program, and Banting & Best Diabetes Centre, in Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. He also serves in the Award Committee in the Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Hong graduated in Zhongshan Medical College, Sun Yat-Sen University, and completed his training as a cardiologist at the First University Hospital of Zhongshan Medical College, Guangzhou, China. He obtained his MSc degree in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada; and his PhD degree in Neurosciences in University of Calgary, Canada. His postdoctoral training was in University Health Network, Toronto, Canada. He has received many grants from NSERC, HSFC, CIHR and CFI, etc. and published more than 65 papers. His research focus is on studying the role of ion channels in neuroprotection and drug development for stroke and hypoxia.