Wendy Chung, MD
Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, is an American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) board-certified Clinical and Molecular Geneticist.
Dr. Chung has 20 years of experience in human genetic research of monogenic and complex traits including diseases such as breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, inherited arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies, obesity, diabetes, congenital diaphragmatic hernias, and autism.
She has extensive experience mapping and cloning genes in humans, describing the clinical characteristics and natural history of novel genetic conditions and characterizing the spectrum of disease, and developing tailored care and treatments for rare genetic diseases.
Dr. Chung directs NIH-funded research programs in human genetics of birth defects. She also leads the Precision Medicine Resource at the Irving Institute at Columbia University.
She has authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers and 50 reviews and chapters in medical texts.