Dr. Diana Hausman, M.D.
Dr. Diana Hausman, MD, has served on our board of directors since January 2022. Dr. Hausman is a board-certified medical oncologist with over 20 years of clinical drug development experience. Since March 2022, Dr. Hausman has been the Chief Medical Officer of Link Immunotherapeutics, Inc. From June 2021 to March 2022, Dr. Hausman was the Chief Medical Officer of Lengo Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel precision medicines targeting driver mutations in oncology and now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blueprint Medicines Corporation. While at Lengo, she was responsible for all aspects of clinical development, including successful filing of the initial IND for BLU-451 (formerly LNG-451), a CNS-penetrant, EGFR Exon20 insertion inhibitor. Prior to joining Lengo, Dr. Hausman served as Chief Medical Officer for Zymeworks Inc., for 5 years from June 2016 to May 2021. While there, she oversaw all aspects of clinical development, including that of the HER2-targeted biparatopic antibody zanidatamab, from initial IND to multiple ongoing global Phase 2 and pivotal studies, with breakthrough therapy designation for treatment of biliary tract cancer. Dr. Hausman also participated actively in Zymeworks’ IPO, as well as the ongoing collaboration with Beigene. Dr. Hausman was previously CMO at Oncothyreon Inc where she oversaw the Phase 1b and early Phase 2 clinical program for the HER2-targeted small molecule, tucatinib. She also held positions of increasing responsibility at ZymoGenetics Inc., Berlex Inc., and Immunex Corporation, working across multiple indications, including oncology, hematology, hepatitis C and autoimmune disease. Dr. Hausman received her internal medicine and specialty training in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She received her MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, and an A.B in biology from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.