Congratulations to our lead researcher Dr. Wendy Chung for being named chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center!

“Over the past 20 years, Chung’s work in the clinic and laboratory has transformed the approach to patients with rare diseases and led to the discovery of more than 40 novel genetically-defined diseases.”

Read the full announcement from Columbia University here. KIF1A families around the world can testify to her impact and dedication to the rare disease community. Learn more about our work with Dr. Chung in this video from our co-founders, Luke Rosen and Sally Jackson.


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    Craig J McMackin on December 20, 2019

    Congratulations Dr. Chung !!!

    Thanks for all that you do 🙂

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