JeenJo Kang

JeenJoo (JJ) Kang, PhD


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Dr. JeenJoo (JJ) Kang is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Appia Bio and serves on its Board of Directors. She is also a Venture Partner at The Column Group, a healthcare venture capital firm. She was the founding President of Tenaya Therapeutics and serves on its Board of Directors. Previously, Dr. Kang worked at FibroGen in corporate strategy and in project management of drug discovery and development programs. Dr. Kang completed her doctorate in chemical biology at the California Institute of Technology in the laboratory of Professor Peter Dervan and obtained her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Harvard University.

Board of Directors: Appia Bio, Tenaya Therapeutics, Escient Pharmaceuticals