Dongsheng Duan, Ph.D.
Dr. Dongsheng Duan is a member of the scientific advisory board for Solid
Professor, molecular microbiology and immunology, University of Missouri.
Dr. Dongsheng Duan, Ph.D., is the Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Duan received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Dr. Duan worked as a research associate at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and as a post-doc and visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa. His areas of research interest include: Adeno-associated Virus (AAV) transduction biology; AAV gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy; Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy; dystrophin biology Canine model of muscular dystrophy; NOS signaling and nitrosative stress in skeletal muscle and free radical injury in muscle aging and muscular dystrophy.
Dr. Duan is the recipient of a number of honors and awards, including: 2004 Spurgeon Distinguished Medical Research Award, University of Missouri; 2006 Outstanding New Investigator Award, American Society of Gene Therapy; 2008 Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor, University of Missouri; 2009 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, University of Missouri; and 2010- Member, Muscular Dystrophy Association Scientific Advisory Committee.