Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
Room D35B — Dentistry Building
780 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W2
Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Max Rady College of Medicine
Dr. Duan’s research interest is in the areas of bacterial pathogenicity and oral microbiome. His research program focuses on understanding how pathogens cause infectious diseases in humans and how they interact with the host and with each other in a microbial community. He also investigates how bacterial pathogens become resistant to antimicrobial drugs. Dr. Duan’s research aims to explore new chemical agents and/or new ways to deal with infectious diseases.
Dr. Duan is a professor and the Graduate Chair in the department of oral biology with cross-appointment in the department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases. He is a scientist/investigator at Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) and a principal investigator in the Manitoba Chemosensory Biology Research Group (MCSB).