Tram Tran, MD

Independent Director

Dr. Tran joined the Arbutus board of directors in November 2021. Dr. Tran is a renowned liver and viral specialist with over 20 years of academic and industry experience as a physician scientist. Dr. Tran currently serves as Chief Medical Officer at Glympse, a biotech company focused on optimizing disease diagnosis and monitoring. Previously, she worked at Gilead Sciences as the Vice President of Medical Affairs, Global Head, Liver Diseases (HBV, HCV, HDV), Fibrosis (NASH, PSC) and COVID-19. Prior to her work at Gilead, Dr. Tran was the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, GI Fellowship Program Director at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and a Professor of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has authored and co-authored over 150 abstracts, published manuscripts and book chapters, and has been extensively involved in clinical trials and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research. Dr. Tran earned her undergraduate degree at UCLA, received her medical degree (M.D.) from New York Medical College, continued her training in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and completed Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology fellowships at UCLA, where she maintains clinical and teaching activities.