Dr. Chaohong Sun

AbbVie, Inc.



Dr. Chaohong Sun is a Senior Director and Senior Research Fellow in the Discovery Research organization at Abbvie, where she leads a core function that includes protein sciences, biophysics, different screening technologies (Fragments, HTS and DEL), centralized assay lab and structural biology to support Abbvie’s small molecule pipeline across therapeutic areas. In addition, she heads up a cross functional leadership team that is responsible for setting and executing hit generation and lead generation strategies for Abbvie early portfolio targets. She received her Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in biophysical chemistry and then joined Abbott as a postdoctoral research fellow to study structures and functions of proteins involved in apoptosis pathway before becoming a staff scientist. Chaohong is coauthor of over 60 peer reviewed scientific publications and patents.


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