Yian Gu

Yian Gu

Yian Gu

Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences
(in Neurology, Epidemiology, the G.H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute)


622 W 168th St., P&H, 18-306
New York NY 10032


Dr. Gu received her training in epidemiology, and her current research aims to understand the role of diet, physical activities, sleep, and other lifestyle factors in brain aging, cognitive aging, and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Gu’s long-term goal is to elucidate the mechanisms for the lifestyle-brain relationship by using multiple biological measures including neuroimaging biomarkers, circulating biomarkers, genetic profiles, etc.



PhD, New York University, New York, NY, USA
MD, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China
MS, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Mailman Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Editorial Boards

Current Alzheimer Research

Areas of Expertise

Aging and Elderly, Alzheimer's Disease, Gerontology, Healthy Aging and Longevity, Nutrition
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