Yun Yen M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.
Yun Yen, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., is a member of our Board of Directors and head of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Dr. Yen is President and Chair Professor at Taipei Medical University in Taiwan, as well as an Affiliate Professor at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Yen’s prior experience includes service as the Allen and Lee Chao Endowed Chair in Developmental Cancer Therapeutics at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center from 2008 until 2014, and Chair of the City of Hope’s Molecular Pharmacology Department and Associate Director for Translational Research at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center from 2005 until 2014. Dr. Yen holds memberships in numerous professional organizations and has published more than 140 abstracts and peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Yen received a M.D. from Taipei Medical College in 1982 and a Ph.D. in Pathology and Cell Biology from Thomas Jefferson University in 1988. Dr. Yen was selected to serve on our board of directors based on his extensive expertise within the life sciences field, as well as his educational and professional background.