Lulu Huang Ph.D.

Assistant Director

Dr. Lulu Huang is an Assistant Director in Antisense Drug Discovery at Ionis Pharmaceuticals. She earned her BA and MS degrees in Biology from Nanjing University in China, and her PhD degree in Genes and Development from the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. During her PhD, Lulu studied the molecular mechanisms and physiological roles of the nonsense-mediated RNA decay pathway. At Ionis, Lulu is focusing on two areas: 1) developing therapeutic approaches for human genetic diseases caused by nonsense mutations; 2) improving ASO delivery in the lung.