Dongsheng Duan, PhD

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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology


Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research Professor



Academic Information

Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research Professor


M610G Medical Sciences Building
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-884-9584

Research Interests

  • Recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) transduction biology
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) gene therapy
  • Duchenne cardiomyopathy
  • Canine model of muscular dystrophy
  • Free radical in muscle function and aging

Areas of Expertise

Education & Training

Post-Graduate School

1997, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Awards & Honors

  • 2017, Honorary Medical Alumni Award, University of Missouri
  • 2014 – Present  Member, Solid GT Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2014 – Present  Member, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2011 – Present  Editorial board “PLoS Currents:  Muscular Dystrophy”
  • 2011, Book editor for “Muscle Gene Therapy: Methods and Protocols”  (Humana Press, New York, NY)
  • 2010, Book editor for “Muscle Gene Therapy” (Springer, New York, NY)
  • 2010 – 2016   Member, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2009, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, University of Missouri
  • 2009 – Present  Editorial board “Molecular Therapy”
  • 2008 – Present  Editorial board “Gene Therapy”
  • 2008 – 2012    NIH SMEP Study Section charter member
  • 2008, Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor, University of Missouri
  • 2006, Outstanding New Investigator Award, American Society of Gene Therapy
  • 2004, Spurgeon Distinguished Medical Research Award, University of Missouri


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