Management Team

Thomas E. Hughes, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Hughes has more than 25 years of industry experience in the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products and an extensive knowledge of the obesity...read more

Patricia Allen

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Allen has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2013. Ms. Allen has over 20 years of financial leadership experience in the biotechnology...read more

Dennis D. Kim, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kim has served as our Chief Medical Officer since 2011. From 2001 to 2012, Dr. Kim was an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of...read more

James E. Vath, Ph.D.

Head of Discovery and Development

Dr. Vath joined Zafgen in 2006 and brings over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries to his role as head of...read more