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Guojun Bu, Ph.D., is Professor of Neuroscience at the Mayo Clinic. His primary research interest is to understand why APOE4 is a strong risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and how this pathway can be targeted for therapy. He is a leader in the field of research related to the low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) family. His scientific contributions have garnered numerous awards, including the Zenith Fellows Award from the Alzheimer’s Association and the Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.
Dr. Bu received his undergraduate degree from Beijing Normal University and his Ph.D. degree from Virginia Tech. He completed his postdoctoral training at Washington University School of Medicine and served as a Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience there until 2010 when he moved his research laboratory to the Mayo Clinic.