Gary Chiang, Ph.D. joined eFFECTOR as Vice President of Translation Science in July 2023. Dr. Chiang brings over 20 years of experience in drug discovery and cancer research. He most recently served as Executive Director, Head of Biology at Erasca, Inc., and previously held the position of Executive Director, Cancer Biology at eFFECTOR, where he led pre-clinical and translational efforts on the tomivosertib and eIF4E programs. Prior to eFFECTOR, Dr. Chiang was Senior Group Leader, Oncology Discovery at AbbVie. Earlier in his career, Dr. Chiang was a research assistant professor at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute following a NIH-NRSA postdoctoral fellowship. He completed his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of California, San Diego / Salk Institute for Biological Studies and he received his B.S. with distinction in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.