Min Zhuo is a pain neuroscientist at the University of Toronto in Canada since 2003. Zhuo graduated in paharmacology at University of Iowa in 1992. Thereafter he worked with Eric Kandel at Columbia and Roger Tsien at Stanford. He started his own laboratory, in 1996, at Washington University in St Louis. He is now the Michael Smith Chair in Neuroscience and Mental Health as well as the Canada Research Chair in Pain and Cognition and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Supported by the Heidelberg Pain Consortium, Zhou was hosted in 2017-2018 as a Guest Professor at the Pharmacology Institute at Heidelberg University, Heidelberg.