Yung-Chi Cheng, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Pharmacology: Primary Faculty

Faculty Research

Liver Center

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Tissue Specific Stem Cells

Virology laboratories

Yale Cancer Center: Developmental Therapeutics

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BQBS): Cell Cycle and Signal Transduction; DNA Dynamics and Transcriptional Regulation; Drug Design, Discovery and Mechanism | Microbiology: Viruses | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention

Office of Cooperative Research


The Cheng laboratory studies the action of antiviral drugs against HBV, HIV, EBV, and HCV, as well as the discovery of antivirals with unique mode of action against those viruses.

Education & Training

PhD Brown University (1972)

Honors & Recognition

  • Honorary Prof Chang Chun University of Traditional Chinese Med; Honorary Professor Hua Qiao University; Cheung on Tak Intl Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Medicine


  • Globalization of Chinese Medicine China; Hong Kong (2008)

    Professor Yung-chi Cheng of the Yale School of Medicine has been working with the University of Hong Kong, Peking University, Tsinghua University, and a number of other prominent Chinese institutions to form a Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine. The Consortium brings together a...

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