Shae Ziaee, PhD

Alliance and Business Development Manager
Office of Strategic Alliances

Shae joined the Office of Strategic Alliances as an Alliances and Business Development Manager in January 2020, where she establishes collaborative strategic plans and manages industrial partnerships for UCSF. Shae  brings three years of experience in life science strategy and market research for biopharma and diagnostic companies, where she developed R&D and market strategy plans across multiple therapeutic areas, including hematological and solid tumors, infectious, and rare diseases. Shae obtained her PhD in cancer biology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with a postdoc at UCSF and has experience in 3D tumor organoid and machine learning models to identify novel targets and predict treatment response in prostate and breast cancer patients.