Our employees are among the most talented and passionate scientific, clinical, and business professionals in the field today.

We are driven to advance a completely new modality for fighting cancer and inflammatory diseases with the goal of improving and extending the lives of patients. We work toward this objective with the highest commitment to patients and to each other as well as a model for collaboration that pushes us to do our best work every day.

Meet our team

Hui Xu

Why do you enjoy working with the rest of the team?

“Palleon has an open mind and a professional leadership team. Our team of scientists is collaborative, dedicated, friendly and supportive with great passion for our glyco-immuno-oncology research.”

Hui Xu, Senior Associate Scientist

Lizhi Cao

Why do you believe in Palleon’s mission/science?

“I believe we have a tremendous opportunity to advance the science of glyco-immunology and bring novel therapies to patients. The opportunity to be at the forefront of biotech. Translating exciting scientific discoveries, and developing novel, effective therapies to patients. What better motivations could there be?”

Lizhi Cao, Director

Frank Thetonia

Why did you join Palleon?

“I like the small company atmosphere! When I interviewed the attitude of the interviewers made it clear that this was a company who truly cared about employee needs and focused on bringing the group together towards a greater goal.”

Frank Thetonia, Laboratory Operations Manager

Open positions

Palleon Pharmaceuticals offers boundless opportunities for professional growth in an innovative and collaborative environment, alongside some of the top minds in biopharma today.

Explore our open positions, or visit this link, to discover your place on the Palleon team.


At Palleon, our work and interests both in and out of the office fuel our passion and inspiration. Meet the #PalleonPeople.

Dessert Concerts Outside Activities History Museum
Palleon People Cancer Pride and Prejudice Map A+ students
Bucket list Photo Array Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s B.A.A. 5K Palleon People Cancer