Dr. Guo is the P. Gene & Elaine Smith Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Professor at UCLA Department of Neurology, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology. Dr. Guo is a board-certified neurologist, evaluating patients with neurological disorders, with an emphasis on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Her research in molecular mechanisms in AD and PD has widespread possibilities for helping develop therapies for aging-related neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Guo has received numerous national awards for her significant research in neurology including the McKnight Neuroscience Foundation Brain Disorder Award and the Klingenstein-Simon’s Foundation Fellow in Neuroscience and Robert H. Ebert Clinical Scholar. Her work is also supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH) EUREKA (Exceptional Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration) award.