Job title: Associate Director, Group Leader & Principal Scientist - Clinical Pharmacology
Chunze is currently a Director/Principal Scientist/Group Leader in Oncology Clinical Pharmacology at Genentech. She oversees strategic clinical pharmacology support for diverse oncology molecules, including antibody-drug conjugates, Immune-cell bispecifics, cell therapies, hematological drugs, HER2 targeted therapies, and SC development for monoclonal antibodies. She is passionate about strategic implementation of quantitative clinical pharmacology to optimize the oncology drug development. Prior to Genentech, Chunze worked as Associate Director at Pfizer and as Research Fellow at Merck to provided Clin Pharm and DMPK support in drug discovery and development of small molecules, therapeutic proteins and monoclonal antibodies across multiple diseases. Chunze obtained her PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UCSF with Dr. Leslie Z. Benet. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in the field of clinical pharmacology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics.