Company: Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc.
Job title: Director & Head of Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Deng joined Corbus Pharmaceuticals in 2018 as director and head of medicinal chemistry. Previously she worked at GSK for 13 years as Manger Chemistry, Scientific Leader, and Portfolio Manager on various drug discovery programs from target validation and hit identification to lead optimization and candidate selection. She also played various roles in GSK’s DNA encoded library (DEL) technology including library design, target screening, data analysis, off-DNA hit confirmation, hit to lead optimization, and portfolio management. In her early drug discovery career, she worked at Daiichi Asubio Medical Research Laboratories and Bristol-Myers Squibb after earning her PhD in Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry under the supervision of prof. Alexandros Makriyannis.