Cherie Ng, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Director of Research

Cherie is Director of Research at Equillium. Prior to Equillium, she served as a scientist at aTyr Pharma, where her functions included creating innovative research strategies to explore internal and external opportunities. Prior to aTyr, she was a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at The Scripps Research Institute, where she investigated mechanisms by which immune cells permit chronic viral infection. She has a proven track record with first author publications in high impact journals, including Science and Nature Medicine, and previously garnered NIH funding on mechanisms of immune modulation.

Cherie received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Earlham College, a Master of Public Health, Infectious Disease from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Pathobiology from the University of Washington, Seattle.