Chunlei Cang
  • University of Pennsylvania
Research focus
  • Cell biology
Personal information


Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2009

Current position

Post-doctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, USA


  1. Cang, C., Zhou, Y., Navarro, B., Seo, Y. J., Aranda, K., Shi, L., Battaglia-Hsu, S., Nissim, I., Clapham, D. E. and Ren, D. (2013). mTOR regulates lysosomal ATP-sensitive two-pore Na(+) channels to adapt to metabolic state. Cell 152(4): 778-790.
  2. Cang, C. L., Zhang, H., Zhang, Y. Q. and Zhao, Z. Q. (2009). PKCepsilon-dependent potentiation of TTX-resistant Nav1.8 current by neurokinin-1 receptor activation in rat dorsal root ganglion neurons. Mol Pain 5: 33.
  3. Zhang, H., Cang, C. L., Kawasaki, Y., Liang, L. L., Zhang, Y. Q., Ji, R. R. and Zhao, Z. Q. (2007). Neurokinin-1 receptor enhances TRPV1 activity in primary sensory neurons via PKCepsilon: a novel pathway for heat hyperalgesia. J Neurosci 27(44): 12067-12077.
  4. Xu, S. Y., Cang, C. L., Liu, X. F., Peng, Y. Q., Ye, Y. Z., Zhao, Z. Q. and Guo, A. K. (2006). Thermal nociception in adult Drosophila: behavioral characterization and the role of the painless gene. Genes Brain Behav 5(8): 602-613.
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