HAHN-JUN LEE M.Sc., Ph.D.CSO
Hahn-Jun Lee, M.Sc., Ph.D. is a serial entrepreneur who founded Epygenix Therapeutics, Inc. which develops precision medicines for rare and intractable pediatric genetic epilepsies. He also founded Polaryx Therapeutics, Inc which develops patient-friendly medicines for lysosomal storage disorders and Focus Therapeutics, L.L.C., a business catalyst in the biotech-pharma industry. He also co-founded Curyx Partners, LLC, a drug development platform.
He has extensive experiences in R&D, deal making, business development, and consulting several top-notch health care venture capital firms and global pharma and biotech companies, including Doman Associates, Shire Human Genetic Therapies, P&G Pharma, Melior Discovery, CDI, etc. He also consulted with several Korean biotechs, venture capital firms, and research institutes.
Dr. Lee was an Assistant Professor of Biotechnology in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University in the City of New York. He also worked as a Staff Scientist at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan.
He obtained a B.S. in Life Science from Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. He completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in applied biotechnology in the Department of Applied Biotechnology at the University of Tokyo, Japan.