Yung Tian Gau

Taiwan (Fulbright S&T awardee 2012)

Yung-Tian A. Gau is pursuing doctoral studies in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. Her research aims to elucidate the cellular mechanisms underpinning neuropsychiatric diseases.

A native of Taiwan, Yung-Tian received her Doctor of Medicine diploma from National Yang-Ming University. Through her research, Yung-Tian hopes to help people affected by esoteric neuropsychiatric diseases. She previously took several research positions in Taipei Veteran General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University, University of Massachusetts and Janelia Farm Research Campus, when she collaborated on projects of neuropsychiatric pharmacogenetics, developmental neurobiology, and neurophysiology.