Dr. William Chin


Dr Chin is an internist and endocrinologist who spent much of his early career studying the molecular mechanisms of hormonal control of gene expression. After 25 years in academia, including positions as investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chief, Division of Genetics at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, he joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1999 as Vice President of Discovery Research and Clinical Investigation. In 2010, Dr Chin returned to Harvard Medical School as the Executive Dean for Research, Bertarelli Professor of Translational Medical Science, and Professor of Medicine. Currently, Dr Chin is Executive Vice President for Science and Regulatory Affairs for the trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Dr Chin received his AB in chemistry from Columbia College and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.

Authored Items

Personalized Medicine and the Biopharmaceutical Industry: The Marrying of Science, Research, and Policy

An Interview With Dr William Chin of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

December 2013, Vol 2, No 8 - Interview with the Innovators

Dr Chin is an internist and endocrinologist who spent much of his early career studying the molecular mechanisms of hormonal control of gene expression. After 25 years in academia, including positions as investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chief, Division of Genetics [ Read More ]

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