Hoyee Leong, PhD

Vice President, Medical Affairs

Hoyee Leong, PhD, joined Apnimed in February 2024 as Vice President, Medical Affairs. Dr. Leong has over two decades of experience in academia and the medical device and pharmaceutical industries, complemented by extensive expertise in oncology. She has dedicated her career towards advancing health outcomes for patients while providing key strategic input and guiding cross-functional teams through multiple product launches. Prior to joining Apnimed, Dr. Leong held various leadership positions at Baxter, Abbvie, and most recently Karyopharm Therapeutics where she was the Global Head of Medical Affairs Strategy and Excellence. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition from the University of California–Berkeley and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Oncology at the University of Chicago.