Lu Chen (scientist)

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Lu Chen
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Native name

‹The template Lang-zh is being considered for merging.› 

Chinese: 陈路
Born 1972
Residence United States
Nationality American
Fields neuroscientist
Institutions Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater University of Southern California
Doctoral advisor Richard F. Thompson
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program, Beckman Young Investigators Award
Spouse Thomas C. Südhof

Lu Chen (‹The template Lang-zh is being considered for merging.›  Chinese: 陈路) is a Chinese-born American neuroscientist, who is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and is a member of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute.[1] She was previously an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and a member of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at the University of California, Berkeley.[2]


She was born and raised in China. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a PhD in Neurobiology in 1998. She studied with Dr. Richard F. Thompson.[3]

Her husband is Thomas C. Südhof, a Nobel laureate in physiology and medicine and a professor at Stanford University. Her former husband is a Chinese professor of neurobiology.



  1. ^ Lu Chen, Stanford Medicine
  2. ^ Lu Chen, Molecular & Cell Biology, College of Letters & Science, University of California, Berkeley
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  5. ^ "Beckman Young Investigators Award Recipients". Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. Retrieved 17 October 2014.