Hyung Chun, MD

Clinical Advisor
Hyung joined Foresite Capital in 2020 and is contributing as a clinical advisor on the investment team.
Hyung is a physician scientist trained in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure at Yale School of Medicine. He serves as a Co-Director of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center and Director of Translational Research of the Yale Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program. His research at Yale has focused on cardiovascular disease mechanisms across therapeutic areas.


  • M.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University. Board certified in Cardiology. Completed residency and fellowship training at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.
  • Physician scientist and a tenured faculty at Yale University in the Departments of Medicine and Pathology.
  • Author of peer-reviewed publications in journals including Nature, Science, Nature Medicine, and Science Translational Medicine, and inventor on multiple patents.