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Below are the confirmed speakers who will present at the 2013 BIO Convention in China. Please check back frequently for updates. New speakers added daily.

Fireside Chats

West Moving East

Bernhard Kirschbaum, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Head of Global Research and Early Development
Merck Serono

Susan Herbert
Head of Global BD & Strategy
Merck Serono 


New Face of Traditional Medicine

Yan Xijun
Chairman of the Board
Tianjin Tasly Group


Scientific Focused Sessions

Cancer Epigenetics and Emerging Therapies

Bruno Osterwalder
Senior VP, Senior Strategic Advisor Oncology, Global Drug Development and Medical
Merck Serono


Business Focused Sessions

China Private Health Care Industry

Sheryl Jacobson
Life Sciences Practice Leader
Monitor Deloitte


Early Stage VC Funding in China

Leon Chen
Founder and Managing Partner
Frontline Bioventures

Jimmy Zhang
Managing Director
MSD Early Investments, Greater China, Merck & Co.

Edward Hu
WuXi AppTec


Case Studies: Partnering Models Between Chinese & Western Companies

Weishi Li
Covington & Burling LLP

Mike Liu
Head, Global Business Development
HengRui Pharmaceuticals