A photo of Ziyuan Guo.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Developmental Biology


BS/MS: Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China.

PhD: The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Gene therapy conversion of striatal astrocytes into GABAergic neurons in mouse models of Huntington's disease. Wu, Z; Parry, M; Hou, X; Liu, M; Wang, H; Cain, R; Pei, Z; Chen, Y; Guo, Z; Abhijeet, S; et al. Nature Communications. 2020; 11.

Reversing Glial Scar Back To Neural Tissue Through NeuroD1-Mediated Astrocyte-To-Neuron Conversion. Zhang, L; Lei, Z; Guo, Z; Pei, Z; Chen, Y; Zhang, F; Cai, A; Mok, YK; Lee, G; Swaminnathan, V; et al. 2018.