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Ben-Hua Sun, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Endocrinology)

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Ben-Hua Sun, MD



Ben-Hua Sun is from Beijing and came to the Insogna lab in 1994 as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the faculty as an Associate Research Scientist in 2000. He currently is the Insogna Laboratory Manager. His principal areas of expertise are whole-animal experimentation and in vitro models of osteoclastogenesis. He plays a major role in work exploring the mechanism by which thrombospondin 1 induces osteoclastogenesis. He also manages the microCT facility, which is part of the Physiology Core of the Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Beijing Second Medical College (1984)
  • MS
    Beijing Institute of Orthopaedics & Traumatology (1982)

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