Management Team

Thomas E. Hughes, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Hughes has more than 25 years of experience in biomedical and pharmaceutical research and development. Dr. Hughes joined Zafgen in 2008 as president, chief...read more

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

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kim joined Zafgen in September 2011 as the company’s chief medical officer. Dr. Kim is a board-certified endocrinologist and comes to Zafgen with more...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

Patricia Allen

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Allen, joined Zafgen as chief financial officer in January 2013. She offers 20 years of financial leadership experience in the biotechnology industry at both...read more