Dr. Sun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, and an affiliated Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University in US. Dr. Sun completed her medical training in China and was specialized in Neuroradiology. She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Southampton, UK in 1999. From 2000-2005, She completed postdoctoral trainings from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and Virginia Commonwealth University before becoming faculty.
Her research is mainly focused on Neural stem cells mediated neural repair and regeneration following traumatic brain injury. Targeting neuroinflammation for treatment of TBI, Alzheimer’ disease, and Multiple Sclerosis.