Peter Hanson DVM, PhD, DACVS

Centrexion Therapeutics


Peter Hanson is the Chief Veterinary Officer at Centrexion Therapeutics, where the team is building a pipeline of non-opioid treatments to manage pain in people and animals. Peter has worked in animal health for more than 25 years, including clinical practice and industry at Abbott, Merial, and Merck. He started his industry career as a project leader for two global programs that led to new pain management products for OA in dogs and horses. Peter received his BA and DVM from the University of Minnesota and completed a surgical residency, MS and PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.