Member Biography


Zhiyong Tan, Ph.D.

320 W 15th St.
Neuroscience Research Building Room 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: (317) 278-9343
Fax: (317) 231-0203

Research Program Membership

Associate member

Assistant Research Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

I am interested in studying peripheral ion channel mechanism of chronic pain associated with chemotherapy drug -induced peripheral neuropathy. Previously I have studied voltage-gated ion channels (sodium, potassium and calcium channels) and acid-sensitive ion channels (ASIC and TASK) in peripheral sensory cells. Currently I am studying the role of voltage-gated sodium and potassium channels in oxliplatin-induced pain.

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Ph.D. - Shanghai Institute of Physiology, CAS, Shanghai China 06/2002

Post-doctoral Fellowship - Yale University, New Haven, CT 05/2005

Post-doctoral Fellowship - University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 04/2007