Yu-Hung Chiu 2020-07-01T16:48:28+08:00

Yu-Hung Chiu, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor
Advanced Technology

Dr. Chiu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from New York University (USA) and did post-doctoral work at Rice University (USA). Dr. Chiu worked at Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (USA) for over 10 years on the DIFICID® (Fidaxomicin) program from early stage clinical trials to commercialization and was the lead inventor on several key DIFICID® (Fidaxomicin) patents. His major technical contributions to the program included structure elucidation, isolation and characterization of fermentation related substances and degradation impurities, purification process development and improvement, solid state form screening and identification.