Leadership

 

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TAI WONG, PH.D.

Vice President, Biology
 
Dr. Wong joined Peloton Therapeutics in 2015 as Vice President of Biology. Formerly he worked for 18 years at Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), most recently as Group Director of Oncology Drug Discovery, where he led research teams engaged in target identification and validation as well as drug discovery. His teams led a number of novel targets from lead optimization to preclinical development, including three that advanced to clinical trials. Prior to joining BMS, Dr. Wong was Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Rutgers Medical School. Dr. Wong received his B.S. in chemistry from Muhlenberg College and his Ph.D. in biological sciences from The Rockefeller University. He was a Helen Hayes Whitney postdoctoral fellow at Stanford and Vanderbilt Universities.