Jang-Soo Chun, PhD

Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST)

Dr. Jang-Soo Chun is a Distinguished Professor at Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST) in Korea. He received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1992 and post-doctoral training at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. His current main research interests are transcriptional reprograming and metabolic disorders in OA pathogenesis. His representative publications include papers in Nature Medicine (2010; HIF-2α), Cell (2014; Zinc.ZIP8.MTF1 axis), and Nature (2019; cholesterol metabolism).