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Girl Power Gurus

Feb 19, 2024

In this episode, we interview Dr. Virginia Man-Yee Lee, an award-winning biochemist and neuropathologist who specializes in the research of Alzheimer's disease at the University of Pennsylvania.  She is the John H. Ware 3rd Endowed Professor in Alzheimer’s Research, Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, and the Marian S. Ware Center for Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Program. Dr. Lee’s h-index is 224 and she is listed among the 10 most highly cited AD researchers from 1985-2008 and among the top 400 most highly influential biomedical researchers from 1996-2011. ISI has recognized Dr. Lee as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and places her in the top 10 most highly cited neuroscientists from 1997 to 2007. Dr. Lee has been ranked 2 among Top Female Scientists for 2022 by She received the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.  It was a fun interview for us, Dr. Lee had lots of great stories to share, which we think you will find quite interesting.