Yun He

Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
E-mail: yun.he@cqu.edu.cn

  • Professor, Chongqing University, China (2012-)
  • Dean, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chongqing University, China (2016-2021)
  • Director, Innovative Drug Research Center, Chongqing University, China (2013-2021)
  • Visiting Professor, Beijing University and SIMM (2011-2014)
  • Sr. VP and CSO, BioDuro (Beijing), a PPD company (2008-2011)
  • Sr. Director and member of Roche Global Chemistry Leadership Team, Roche R&D Center (China) (2006-2008)
  • President and Board Director, SABPA San Diego (2005-2006)
  • Associate Director, Genomic Research Institute of Novartis Foundation (GNF) (2001-2006)
  • Group Leader, IONIS Pharmaceuticals (2000-2001)
  • Chemist, Pharmaceutical Product Division, Abbott Labs (1991-1995)
  • PhD Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1988-1990)
  • Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute
  • MS, Iowa State University
  • MS, Lanzhou University
  • BS, Southwest University

Yun He, Ph.D., has published over 120 research papers with over 7000 citations and an H-index of 43, and is a co-inventor of over 70 patent applications. He has contributed to the discovery of more than ten clinical compounds.  Yun’s current research interest focuses on the discovery of novel and effective drugs for overcoming drug resistance of bacteria and cancers based on natural products and designed compounds. He is a founder/board director/advisor of several pharmaceutical/biotech companies and investment funds.

About Prof. Yun He: Career Ladder: Yun He

Opportunities in academia and industry call chemist from China to the U.S.—and back again