Hyung Joon Chun MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramInternal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center: Chun Lab

Research Interests

Atherosclerosis; Pulmonary hypertension; Angiogenesis; GPCR signaling; Endothelial cell function; Vascular pharmacology; Apelin; Angiotensin II more...


  • B.A., Harvard University, 1995
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Kim J, Hwangbo C, Hu X, Kang Y, Papangeli I, Mehrotra D, Park H, McLean DL, Ju H, Comhair SA, Erzurum SC and Chun HJ: Restoration of Impaired Endothelial MEF2 Function Rescues Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circulation. 2014 Oct 21; Epub 2014 Oct 21. PMID: 25336633
  • Kim J, Kang Y, Kojima Y, Lighthouse JK, Hu X, Aldred MA, McLean DL, Park H, Comhair SA, Greif DM, Erzurum SC and Chun HJ: An endothelial apelin-FGF link mediated by miR-424 and miR-503 is disrupted in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Nat Med. 2012 Dec 23; Epub 2012 Dec 23. PMID: 23263626
  • Kang Y, Kim J, Anderson JP, Wu J, Gleim SR, Kundu R, McLean DL, Kim JD, Park H, Jin SW, Hwa J, Quertermous T and Chun HJ: Apelin-APJ Signaling is a Critical Regulator of Endothelial MEF2 Activation in Cardiovascular Development. Circ Res. 2013 Apr 19; Epub 2013 Apr 19. PMID: 23603510



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