Tony Hung

Entrepreneur In Residence

Tony supports Correlation’s sourcing and investment efforts from Boston.

Prior to joining Correlation, Tony took his Harvard PhD thesis research and dropped out to launch the DNA sequencing company GnuBIO (Acquired by Bio-Rad). Before that he worked on aerosol drug delivery technology at the global health start-up Medicine in Need (MEND),  which was one of the first projects funded by the Gates Foundation through their Millennium Grand Challenges. In college, his work on a platform for protein expression became the basis of the company Fundamental Applied Biology (now Sutro Biopharma).

He has an S.M. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University, where he was a NSF IGERT Fellow, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, where he was a President’s Scholar. In high school, he was multi-event International Science Olympiad gold medalist and an International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 1st Place winner.

Tony serves on the Board of Directors of the non-profit Lumind Research Down Syndrome Foundation and is a member of the MIT Alumni Angels and Mass Medical Angels. He lives in Cambridge, MA and enjoys supporting young start-ups through mentoring and seed capital as an angel investor. When the weather is nice in Boston, he can be found running along the Charles River and the Harvard Stadium Seats.