Industry Advisory Council

Allen Yang, MD, PhD

VP, Head of Clinical Development, Acting CMO
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Allen Yang, PhD

Allen joined Jazz in March of 2016 to assume the role as Therapeutic Area Head for Hematology/Oncology, and has built the hematology-oncology clinical development group.

Allen holds a B.A. in Molecular Biology from UC Berkeley, and an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Southern California. He completed his medical oncology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He practiced for several years as an academic oncologist at the University of Southern California seeing patients and running a translational cancer research laboratory. He later joined Amgen where he had several roles of increasing responsibility. Immediately prior to joining Jazz he VP of Clinical Research led Clinical Development and Clinical Operations groups at Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. His experience as a practicing oncologist and laboratory based cancer researcher has brought a unique perspective to the role.

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