Joan Zhang, M.D. Ph.D.
Head of Clinical Science


Joan Zhang is the Head of Clinical Research & Operations at Terns China Biotechnology. Dr. Zhang has 10 years of experience in clinical medicine and drug development. Prior to joining Terns, she served as Medical Therapeutic Area Head of Specialty Care at Allergan China, where she oversaw medical strategy and development in both neuroscience and gastroenterology. In her role at Allergan, Dr. Zhang lead and contributed to the development of multiple clinical programs in various therapeutic areas. Earlier in her clinical career, Dr. Zhang worked as a neurologist at Huashan Hospital in Shanghai.

Dr. Zhang received her M.D. and Ph.D. in neurology from Fudan University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, respectively.