Welcome to the Chung Lab at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Wendy Chung is the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine whose research relates to the genetic basis of a variety of human diseases including obesity, type 2 diabetes, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, Long QT syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, endocrinopathies, congenital diaphragmatic hernias, cleft lip/cleft palate, seizures, intellectual disabilities, autism, inherited metabolic conditions, rare disorders, and breast and pancreatic cancer susceptibility. She also works on the implementation of genomic and precision medicine. She is the director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Network Molecular Core and the New York Obesity Center Molecular Genetics Core. She is the director of the Clinical Cancer Genetics program, DISCOVER, and the fellowship program in Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, and she supervises medical education in human genetics for Columbia University Medical School.
Recent papers and news articles
Rapidly Progressive Mitral Valve Stenosis in Patients with Acromelic Dysplasia., Rama, G, Chung WK, Cunniff CM, Krishnan U. (2017) Cardiol Young, PMID: 28077185
Mutations in EBF3 Disturb Transcriptional Profiles and cause Intellectual Disability, Ataxia, and Facial Dysmorphism., Harms FL, Girisha KM, …, Chung WK, … (2017) Am J Hum Gent, PMID: 28017373
Association of the Missense Variant p.Arg203Trp in PACS1 as a cause of Intellectual Disability and Seizures., Stern D, Cho MT, …, Chung WK. (2017) Clin Genet , PMID: 28111752