Yung-Chi Cheng PhD

Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology; Chairman, Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Tissue Specific Stem CellsDevelopmental TherapeuticsPharmacology

Research Interests

Cancer; Viral chemotherapy; Chinese herbs; Chinese medicine more...


  • Ph.D., Brown University, 1972

Selected Publications

  • Uzuner H, Bauer R, Fan TP, Guo DA, Dias A, El-Nezami H, Efferth T, Williamson EM, Heinrich M, Robinson N, Hylands PJ, Hendry BM, Cheng YC, Xu Q.Traditional Chinese medicine research in the post-genomic era: good practice, priorities, challenges and opportunities. J Ethnopharmacol.(2012) Apr 10;140(3):458-68. PMCID: PMC22387462
  • Tsou LK, Chen CH, Dutschman GE, Cheng YC, Hamilton AD.Blocking HIV-1 entry by a gp120 surface binding inhibitor. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. (2012) May 1;22(9):3358-61.PMCID: PMC3640310
  • Tsou LK, Cheng Y, Cheng YC. Therapeutic development in targeting protein-protein interactions with synthetic topological mimetics. Curr Opin Pharmacol. (2012) Aug;12(4):403-7. PMCID: PMC3660839



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