Jensen Lab

Molecular Pathobiology
New York University College of Dentistry
433 1st Avenue, Room 702
New York, NY 10010


Dane D. Jensen obtained a PhD from the University of Wyoming in Neuroscience in 2011. Dane then received post-doctoral training at Monash University in the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Melbourne Australia with Professor Nigel W. Bunnett. Dane was then appointed an Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, 2016. He was then recruited to work again with Professor Bunnett in the Department of Surgical Sciences at Columbia in 2017, and most recently was appointed an Assistant Professor at the NYU Dentistry Translational Research Center at New York University in 2019.

Dane’s laboratory studies the importance of sub-cellular signaling of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) in itch, pain, and inflammation. Dane has received awards for his research from Columbia University, The Council on Hypertension, and the Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists and the Molecular Pharmacology of GPCRs.