About Us

Our Team

Visionary and Pioneering Scientific Leaders

Dr. Camie Chan
CEO

  • A seasoned scientist and biotech executive
  • With a B.S. (Hons) in Biotech from University of Waterloo, M.Sc. in Medical Sciences and PhD in Immunology from University of Toronto,
  • Postdoctoral training at Sydney Kimmel Cancer Research Center at Johns Hopkins on a prestigious NIH fellowship award. Subsequently, she became Assistant Professor at University of California, Davis, Deputy Director of the Faculty of Medicine Core Facility & Assistant Professor of Anatomy at the University of Hong Kong
  • Specializes in various aspects of human transplantation and immunology with particular interests in the use of DC, NK, T cells, etc. for immunotherapy against cancer
  • Numerous awards include the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Developmental Research Grant from NIH
  • Spearheading to launch and design the cGMP facility, and establish the existing partnerships and various projects such as CAR-T and Haplobank

Dr. Katherine Ngan
Chairperson

  • President, May Cheong Group.
  • Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Honorary President, The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of HK.
  • Winner of the GBA Outstanding Women Entrepreneur Award - Supreme Honorable Winner 2021 Winner 2021

Mr. Allen Ma
Co-chair

  • Former CEO of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks
  • President for APAC at British Telecom
  • VP for Asian markets Global Telecom Solutions Sector at Motorola
  • Executive Director at Cable & Wireless Hong Kong Telecom
  • MD of CSL. MBA (Toronto); Fellow members
  • CIMA(UK) and ACCA(UK); CPA, CMA in Canada

Prof. Paul Tam
Vice-chair & Scientific Co-founder

  • Specialist in Paediatric Surgery, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital.
  • Past Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Former Acting President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong.
  • Vice President, Macau University of Science and Technology.

Prof. Godfrey Chan
CMO & Scientific Co-founder

  • Specialist in Paediatric Haematology & Oncology, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital.
  • Chief of Service at the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, and Former Head of Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University of Hong Kong.
  • Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.
  • Clinical expert in childhood cancer and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. His research focus is on cancer immunology and mesenchymal stem cells biology.
  • Multiple International Awards (ANR, SIOP, ASPR, Endeavor Executive Award-Australian Government, and Outstanding Pediatrician of APPA) for his clinical and laboratory research works on childhood neurogenic tumors and stem cells biology.

Prof. Ronald Li
Founder

  • An internationally recognized expert in cardiac electrophysiology, human heart cell & tissue engineering and pluripotent stem cells.
  • CEO and Co-founder of Medera Biopharmaceutical.
  • Served as Assistant, Associate and Full Professor at Johns Hopkins University, University of California, Davis and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.
  • Founding Director of the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Consortium at the University of Hong Kong.
  • Former Director of Ming-Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet (KI), HK/Sweden.

Prof. Marc Turner
Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

  • Medical Director, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.
  • Board Chair, Global Alliance of iPSC Therapies (GAiT)