Updated on 11 December 2013
Dr Yuan also holds a professorship in cell biology at Harvard University and has published more than 160 peer-reviewed journal articles. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science.
"Researchers using an integrated approach to the study of biology are gaining significant insights into the complex interactions between genes, proteins and metabolites, which are accelerating the discovery of new therapies to treat serious neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease," said Mr Patrick Kaltenbach, Agilent's vice president and general manager of the LC/MS business. "We are honored to support Dr Yuan and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in their pioneering research in this area."