Liam Chen, MD, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He holds an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Medical Sciences, at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Chen earned a Ph.D. in Genetics & Developmental Biology at the University of Alberta, Canada. After graduating, he received residence and fellowship training in Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology, and Molecular Genetic Pathology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chenʿ's research is focused on understanding the cellular and molecular biological pathways leading to major neurodegenerative disorders. Meanwhile, he is the Director of the Neuropathology Division at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Dr Chen has over 100 scholarly works including research articles, reviews, and book chapters. He is a member of numerous editorial boards and grant evaluation/review bodies.