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Prof. Dr. Gary R. Lewin

Molecular Physiology of Somatic Sensation, Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)

Research Focus

  • Molecular Basis of Mechanotransduction
  • Transduction in a dish: an application of nanotechnology
  • Mining the genome for sensory neuron markers
  • Hearing and touch
  • The Naked Mole Rat a pain free mammal?

Selected PhD Projects

  • Rui Wang: Characterization of the Onset and Physiological Properties of Mechanically Gated Currents in Embryonic Mouse Sensory Neurons and Inflammatory Modulators of Nociceptor Mechanotransduction