Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine
Director of Clinical Genetics, Clinical Cancer Genetics and Precision Medicine Resource, Irving Institute for Translational Research
Attending Physician, Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine
New York, New York
Wendy K. Chung, M.D., Ph.D., is a Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine, Attending Physician in the Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, and the Director of Clinical Genetics, Clinical Cancer Genetics, and Precision Medicine Resource at the Irving Institute for Translational Research, all at Columbia University. Her research interests include spinal muscular atrophy, autism, and neurogenetics. Dr Chung has authored over 500 peer-reviewed articles and 75 textbook chapters and serves on the Editorial Board of Molecular Case Studies and The American Journal of Human Genetics. Dr Chung is the Director of Clinical Research at the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.
Dr. Chung earned her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and her doctorate from Rockefeller University.