Yaohua Chen received her medical school training from the University of Lyon, France, followed by residency training in neurology at the University of Lille, France. She also earned master degrees in biology and health and completed a fellowship in the memory clinic of Lille. She simultaneously obtained a PhD position in a translational work of a murine model and a cohort of patients with Alzheimer’s disease in a laboratory of vascular and neurodegenerative diseases. She continues to work in the memory clinic as a neurologist and in an acute unit as a geriatrician.