Sun, H.S.

Sun HHong-Shuo Sun, Associate Professor

M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.


University of Toronto

Medical Sciences Building

1 King's College Circle - Room 1185

Tel: (416) 978-8848

Fax: (416) 978-3844




Dr. Sun received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary, his M.Sc. in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Alberta, and his M.D. from ZhongShan Medical College of Sun Yet-Sen University. After his postdoctoral training in the Toronto Western Hospital Research Institute, he joined the Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomy in 2010 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Sun’s research is mainly focused on studying the role of ion channels in neuroprotection against cerebral ischemia and stroke, and identifying potential therapeutic targets for stroke.


Research interests:

- Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying ischemia, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases

- Ion channels in cytoprotection against cerebral and cardiac ischemia

- Neuronal injury and regeneration, as well as development of therapeutic agents for stroke


Graduate Faculty Member:

Institute of Medical Science (IMS)

Department of Physiology

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology


Other Memberships:

Heart and Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence

Collaborative Program in Neuroscience (CPIN)

Cardiovascular Sciences Collaborative Program (CSCP)



ANA498 An independent research project in Arts and Science

ANA300 Human Anatomy and Histology (Histology)

HMB320 Neuroanatomy (ANS)

PHM145 Human Histology and Anatomy for Pharmacy

PT1005Y Neuroanatomy (Neurodevelopment and Neurohistology)

PSL 452/1052 Membrane Physiology/Fundamentals of Ion Channels

Topic: Introduction to Ion Channel Diseases (Channelopathy)

PSL1026 Experimental Cell Physiology (in-vivo models)


Publications: HS[Author] AND Canada