Chief Medical Officer, Fibrogen
Peony Yu, M.D. is our SAB member.
Dr. Yu is Chief Medical Officer of FibroGen. She has more than 25 years of pharmaceutical leadership, patient care, and drug development experience with deep expertise in all aspects of clinical and regulatory process, and with multiple prior successful NDA/MAAs for novel drugs and drug/device combos. Prior to joining FibroGen, Dr. Yu served as Vice President of Clinical Research at Anesiva Inc. Previously, Dr. Yu was Director of Clinical Development at ALZA Corporation (now Johnson & Johnson); Director of Clinical Development at Pain Therapeutics Inc.; and Assistant Director, Clinical Development, at Elan Corporation plc (now Perrigo Company plc). Earlier in her career, Dr. Yu was Head of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Dr. Yu received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Davis, and an M.D. from the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Yu is a native of China.