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Yong-Hui Jiang, MD, PhD

Professor and Chief of Medical Genetics

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Yong-Hui Jiang, MD, PhD



I am physician scientist active both in basic research and clinical practice. My research interests are to 1) uncover the genetic and epigenetic bases of neurodevelopmental disorders or rare diseases with neurodevelopmental defects; 2) model genetic diseases using human patients derived cellular models and genetic mutant mice; 3) understand the circuit and molecular mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorder; 4) develop novel molecular and epigenetic targeted therapies for genetic and epigenetic diseases. My clinical expertise is on clinical and biochemical genetics of rare and undiagnosed diseases in children and adult.

Education & Training

  • Medical Biochemical Genetics Training by Service Pathway
    Baylor College of Medicine (2008)
  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics Fellow
    Baylor College of Medicine (2007)
  • Pediatric resident
    Texas Children's Hosital, Baylor College of Medicine (2005)
  • PhD
    Baylor College of Medicine, Molecular and Human Genetics (1999)
  • MD
    Former Shanghai Medical Univeristy/Current Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University (1987)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Cure Angelman Discovery Award 2022Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics2022, 2023
No. 1 of top 10 autism research projectAutism Speaks2020

Professional Service

NIHStanding Member2019 - Present
FAST Scitific Board, Foundation for Angelman Syndrome TherapeuicsCommittee Member2014 - Present

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