Michael Guo is a Clark Scholar and an instructor in the Neurology Department at Penn. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, where he majored in business administration and in cellular and molecular biology. He subsequently earned his MD at the University of Florida and his PhD at Harvard University. At Harvard, he studied the genetics of human quantitative traits such as height and the timing of puberty. Following medical school, he came to Penn for Neurology residency training and graduated in June 2022. He is currently undergoing additional clinical training at the Penn Memory Center, where he aspires to work in a multi-disciplinary setting to help diagnose and manage patients with a wide range of cognitive disorders. He is also dedicated to becoming a physician-scientist running an independent basic science laboratory. As a Clark Scholar, he is pursuing additional scientific training in the lab of Dr. Jennifer Phillips-Cremins in the Department of Genetics at Penn, where his research is focusing on how the expression of genes becomes altered in Alzheimer’s disease.