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Chulan Kwon, M.S., Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Regenerative Biology; Cardiac Progenitor Cell Biology


Dr. Chulan Kwon is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Heart and Vascular Institute. He studies cardiac regenerative biology.

Dr. Kwon holds a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and a graduate degree from the University of Illinois. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the J. David Gladstone Institutes at the University of California, San Francisco before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2010. more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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Centers & Institutes



  • Ph.D., University of Illinois (Illinois) (2004)
  • M.S., University of Illinois (Illinois) (1999)
  • B.S., Iowa State University (Iowa) (1996)

Additional Training

J. David Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Research & Publications


The Kwon lab focuses on understanding the biology and regenerative potential of multi-potent cardiac progenitor cells by deciphering the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control their induction, differentiation, and maintenance. Kwon's researchers developed several novel approaches to dissect the mechanisms, including the use of human pluripotent stem cells and animal models.

Lab Website: Chulan Kwon Laboratory

Contact for Research Inquiries

720 Rutland Avenue
Ross 954
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