The Science of cGPMAX™

The World's
Authority on cGP.

Dr. Jian Guan's 30 year research journey.
PATENTED in 30+ countries
30+ YEARS of scientific studies
WORLD first discovery
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Our Chief Scientist

Our Chief Scientist, Dr Jian Guan is the world authority on cGP. Dr Jian completed a Bachelor of Medicine in China in 1982 and a PhD in Paediatrics at Auckland University, New Zealand in 1996.

During her PhD studies, she specialised in the function and mechanism of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). In particular, its role in preventing stroke injuries and promoting stroke recovery.

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For the past 25 years, Dr Jian continued her scientific research at Auckland University as a Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor affiliated with the Liggins Institute and the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

Dr Jian’s research has been largely focused on the discoveries and pharmaceutical developments of IGF-1 and the role of cGP in treating neurological conditions and associated poor brain vessel function, such is found in stroke and age-related cognitive impairments through improving the function of IGF-1.


cGP Research

Dr Jian has authored or co-authored 79 scientific journal articles with an H-index of 31 (Scopus) and her research has been cited in over 2800 scientific papers. As recognition of Dr Jian’s ground breaking medical discoveries, she is recognised as the inventor of 14 granted international patents.

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Please click here for a list of her scientific papers about cGP.