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Speaker Biography

June H. Lee, M.D.

June LeeDirector of Early Translational Research, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI); Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine at UCSF

June H. Lee, MD, is the Director of Early Translational Research at Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and a Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine at UCSF. In her new role as the Director of Early Translational Research, she is charged to facilitate and cultivate the early phase translational research at UCSF. Currently, she also serves as Chair of the Drug, Device, Discovery and Development (D4) workgroup of UC BRAID and Vice-Chair of CTSA Translational Key Function Committee. Prior to UCSF, she worked at Genentech where as the therapeutic area head, she led early clinical development programs in Infectious Diseases, Cardiovascular/Metabolic Diseases, and Respiratory Diseases. In that role, she was responsible for the clinical strategy and execution of programs in the early clinical development stages. During her tenure at Genentech, she has led programs in various stages of drug development including pre-IND, post-IND, early clinical, late-clinical, and post-marketing stages. Prior to Genentech, she was on faculty at UCSF in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division engaged in independent research on airway biology with funding from the NIH and American Lung Association. She has also served previously as the Medical Director of High Risk Asthma Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital.