Dr. Ho has long been working on aging-associated neurodegenerative diseases. She is a registered Chinese medicine practitioner with rich experience in both laboratory and clinical research. She has worked as Assistant Professor in Macau and now in the School of Nursing in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her research interest is to use Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture to prevent neurodegeneration (neuroprotection). Her research focuses are not limited to the disease progression but risk factors leading to neurodegenerative diseases. She is expertise in animal experiments and pathological analysis of the brain. Her goal of research is to combine Western and Chinese medicine to elicit holistic effects on the body to exert neuroprotection. She is a member in the editorial board for 3 journals and constant grant reviewer for different journals and funding agencies.