Yale U.S. - China Forum: Medical Innovations and Alumni Story-sharing
Date: August 17, 2015
Dialogue with Dr. Lixin Jiang: 2:30-3:30pmStory-sharing with Yale alumni: 3:45-5:00 pm
Location: Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building(Yong’anli Subway Station, Exit C)
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The discussion will be in English.
Lixin Jiang, MD, PhD is Assistant Director of National Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases (NCCD), Co-Director of China Oxford Centre for International Health Research and Executive Deputy Director of National Clinical Research Centre. Prof. Jiang also serves as Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Chinese Edition, and is on the Editorial Board of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Prof. Jiang's research areas include international large-scale multi-center clinical study, clinical registration research, pharmacogenetics and epidemiology.
Matthew Jaskol (MBA ’08), Founder, Pioneer Academics. Pioneer Academics pairs outstanding high school students from around the world with faculty from leading American institutions for undergraduate-level collaborative research.
Ren Huang (MBA ’10), Founder, Ivy Dad. Ivy Dad is a platform that promotes scientific early-childhood education knowledge and recommends high-quality education resources.
Xuan Zhang (MS ’10), Founder and CEO, Fengyunzhibo. Fengyunzhibo is one of the largest online TV broadcasting platforms in China, and it focuses on sports, E-sports and entertaining shows.
James Lin (MBA ’15), Co-Founder and President, Alacrity Semiconductors, Inc. Alacrity is commercializing Versatile Memory, which is a new core technology platform for computing.
Connie Leong and Jasmine Lau, Co-Founders, Philanthropy in Motion. Philanthropy in Motion is a social enterprise that uses education as well as technology to engage the next generation to make impact in the social sector across Greater China.
Chen Chen (MBA ’16), Co-Founder and CEO, Saphlux, Inc. Saphlux is a venture-backed company commercializing a high-power, high-efficiency and low-cost semi-polar LED chip for use with most LED applications including general lighting and laser.