Yuru Vernon Shih, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shih's research interests involve understanding the biology of pain and healing in musculoskeletal conditions, including those related to disease and trauma. Using these understandings, his goal is to develop novel therapeutics that comprehensively reduce pain and improve healing.


Contact Information

  • Office Location: MSRB1
  • Email Address: vernon.shih@duke.edu


  • B.S Texas A&M University
  • PhD National Yang Ming University