Molecular Neurobiology Unit, Karolinska Institute (Sweden)

Mingdong Zhang


Dr. Zhang did his bachelor and master studies of Bioengineering at Harbin Institute of Technology in China. Then he joint Tomas Hökfelt’s laboratory in Department of Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet to perform anatomical and functional studies of calcium-binding proteins in dorsal root ganglia and spinal cord focusing on pain sensation for his PhD co-supervised by Tibor Harkany. And he is now working on pain cells in spinal cord with Patrik Ernfors at karolinska Institutet as a postdoctoral fellow supported by Swedish brain research.