Young-Hui Jiang, MD, PhD

Dr. Yong-hui Jiang is Professor of Genetics, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and Chief of Medical Genetics of Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Jiang is a physician scientist and active practicing physician at Yale Children’s Hospital and Yale Hospital. He received his MD at Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University with highest honor in China and his PhD in Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine under the mentorship of Arthur Beaudet. He completed a residency in pediatrics and fellowship in clinical genetics and medical biochemical genetics at the Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in Clinical Genetics and Medical Biochemical Genetics by American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. His clinical interest is inborn error of metabolism and genetic evaluation of neurodevelopmental disorder and rare genetic disorders. He is Director of Yale National Organization of Rare Disease Center of Excellence for Rare Diseases. Jiang’s research program focuses on to investigate molecular and neurological bases of human neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral disorders with focus on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Angelman and Prader, Phelan-McDermid, PURA, TUSC3, and HIST1H1E syndromes in human and model organisms.