Francisco Adrian, PhD

Head of Global Disease Biology, Senior Vice President


Francisco Adrian is the Vice President of Biology at HiFiBiO Therapeutics. He is an accomplished scientist with more than 20 years of experience in drug discovery and pharmaceutical research and development.

Previously, Dr. Adrian worked as a Director at the Sanofi Oncology Division, where he led the research efforts for different small molecule and antibody programs in preclinical and clinical development stages. Before joining Sanofi, he was a Group Leader at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation focused on the discovery of novel kinase inhibitors for Oncology indications.

Dr. Adrian graduated in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and received his PhD in Molecular Microbiology from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. His postdoctoral training was in Hemato-Immunology at the St Louis Hospital in Paris.