Professor of Neurology, UCLA
Ming Guo, M.D., Ph.D. is Director of the UCLA Aging Center, and professor of neurology and pharmacology at UCLA. A physician scientist, she sees patients with neurodegenerative disorders, and runs a basic and translational research lab on aging and age-related disorders. She is on the Board of Directors for the American Neurological Association, and serves as a Board Member and chairs the selection committee of Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award for the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience. She has served as Chair of the Board of Scientific Counselor of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS), which provides oversight for the NINDS Intramural Research Program ($150 million annual budget), and advises institute directors on science, budgets and space allocation. She also serves on the Council of Planning and Budget of the UCLA Academic Senate, which makes recommendations to the Chancellor and Senate agencies regarding academic priorities, allocation of resources, and planning and budgetary processes.