Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D.
Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D., is professor and senior vice president of Neuroscience Drug Discovery at Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) Medical Discovery Institute. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Neuroscience) degrees through the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford University School of Medicine. He moved east as a Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow to the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT, then joined the faculty at the UCSD School of Medicine, where he became professor of pharmacology and neurosciences and directed the neurosciences graduate program. He subsequently became department head of molecular neuroscience at Merck Research Laboratories before returning to academia as professor at The Scripps Research Institute