Dr. Dong-Yuan Cao is a Research Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University Stomatological Hospital. His research focuses on the epigenetic modulation of stress and pain. Dr. Cao obtained his MS and Ph.D. in Neurophysiological Science from Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Medicine. He completed Post-Doctoral Fellowships in State University of New York at Stony Brook and Palmer College of Chiropractic. From 2010 to 2015, he was a Research Associate at University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Cao has authored or co-authored over 70 scientific publications in a variety of journals such as Gut, Pain, Journal of Pain. His work has been cited over 600 times and his H-index is 16. He received Second Grade Award of Science & Technology sponsored by Ministry of Education of China (3rd contributor) and his research is funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China. He was an Editorial Board Member of Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and has served as a reviewer for over 10 SCI source journals.