K. Peter Hirth, PhD


Dr Hirth cofounded Plexxikon in December 2000 and has more than 25 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical discovery and development experience. Previously, he was president of Sugen, Inc., where he helped advance several kinase inhibitors through clinical trials. Dr Hirth received his PhD in molecular genetics from Heidelberg University and completed his postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Diego.

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