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Wendy Chung

Wendy Chung

Keynote Speaker: Physician, Clinical & Molecular Geneticist

Wendy Chung Biography

Dr. Wendy Chung is an ABMG board-certified clinical and molecular geneticist with 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, and 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 including congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital heart disease, and esophageal atresia, autism, neurodevelopmental disorders, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathy, obesity, diabetes, and breast cancer. She leads the Precision Medicine Resource in the Irving Institute at Columbia University.

She has authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers and 50 reviews and chapters in medical texts. She was the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics Young Investigator Award, the Medical Achievement Award from Bonei Olam, the New York Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science, and the Rare Impact Award from the National Organization of Rare Disorders. Dr. Chung is renowned for her teaching and mentoring and received Columbia University's highest teaching award, the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. She led the pilot newborn screening study of spinal muscular atrophy in NY that helped lead to nationwide adoption of this test in newborns. She was the original plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that overturned the ability to patent genes and served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Genetic Testing.

Dr. Chung enjoys the challenges of genetics as a rapidly changing field of medicine and strives to facilitate the integration of genetic medicine into all areas of health care in a medically, scientifically, and ethically sound, accessible, and cost-effective manner. She received her B.A. in biochemistry and economics from Cornell University, her M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and her Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University in genetics.

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Wendy Chung Videos

NHGRI's Oral History Collection: Interview with Wendy Chung ...
New Insights into Autism
Wendy Chung and Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

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What topics does Wendy Chung speak about?

Wendy Chung is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Genetics, History, Diversity, Science, TED, Inspirational, Innovation, Health, Mental Health, Academic, Research & Exploration, Healthcare, Medicine, Heart Health, Diabetes, Technology and Neurodiversity.

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Wendy Chung generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Wendy Chung is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Genetics, History and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Wendy Chung for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Wendy Chung generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Judson Brewer, Darrell Kirch and Marla Spivak. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wendy Chung for an upcoming event.

Wendy Chung Videos

NHGRI's Oral History Collection: Interview with Wendy Chung ...
New Insights into Autism
Wendy Chung and Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?
Autism — what we know (and what we don't know yet) | Wendy Chung
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