Fred Gage, PhD, is a member of Bay City Capital’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Gage is a professor in the Laboratory of Genetics at The Salk Institute. His work concentrates on the adult central nervous system and unexpected plasticity and adaptability to environmental stimulation that remains throughout the life of all mammals. In addition, his studies focus on the cellular, molecular, as well as environmental influences that regulate neurogenesis in the adult brain and spinal cord. Prior to joining Salk, Dr. Gage was a Professor of Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego. He has won numerous prizes and awards for his work, serves on many health related boards, and was President of the Society for Neuroscience. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Gage received his PhD in from The Johns Hopkins University.