Christina Eng, Ph.D.

Christina is an experienced and scientifically driven drug discovery leader. She has a deep knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry and for more than 13 years has helped drive small and large molecule programs from target validation to post-clinical candidate nomination. Prior to joining Volastra, Christina was an associate research fellow and senior principal scientist at Pfizer, where she was responsible for leading a large, cross-functional team in the development of therapeutic proteins that promote immune co-stimulation in the tumor microenvironment. Christina first joined Pfizer as a postdoctoral fellow with Wyeth Research and helped investigate the role of molecules in cancer metabolism and catabolic activity. Christina received her bachelor’s in chemistry and biology from MIT and her Ph.D. in cell biology from Columbia University.