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Memorial Sloan Kettering, Novartis, BeiGene To Join Forbes China Healthcare Summit On Aug. 27

By News Creatives Authors , in Business , at August 17, 2021

COVID-19 is continuing to make headlines around the world this year. Yet cancer will kill a larger number of people globally – 10 million every year.  Patients with cancer are more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19, and have more than double the death rate from COVID-19 compared to patients without cancer.

Against that backdrop, Forbes China will hold the second “Forbes China Healthcare Summit” on August 28, 2021 (August 27, 2021 in the U.S.). The theme of the online summit will be “Advance the Global Fight Against Cancer and Achieve an International Moonshot in the Post-Pandemic Era.”

The event is being organized by Forbes China in strategic partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York.

Participants include:

* Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President, Forbes Media

* Lisa DeAngelis, MD, Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer, MSK

* Hon. Kevin Rudd, President and CEO, Asia Society, 26th Prime Minister of Australia

* Dr. Richard Pazdur, MD, Director, Oncology Center of Excellence, FDA

* Wu Yi-Long, MD, Chairman, Chinese Thoracic Oncology Group

* Bob Li, MD, PhD, MPH, Physician Ambassador to China and Asia-Pacific, MSK

* Sir Murray Brennan, MD, Senior Vice President, International, MSK

* Andrea Myers, MD, PhD, Global Program Head, Lung Cancer, Novartis

* John Oyler, Founder and CEO, BeiGene

* Joy Yan, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Ambrx

* Andrew Zhu, MD, PhD, Director, International Cancer Center, Jiahui International Hospital

* Kenneth Manotti, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, MSK

* Tyler Jacks, PhD, President, Break Through Cancer

* Martin Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, Co-Founder, CEO Roundtable on Cancer and TuoXin Health Promotion Center

* Yibing Shan, PhD, Managing Director, Antidote Health Foundation for Cure of Cancer

* Russell Flannery, Editor-at-Large, Forbes

Participants will discuss opportunities and challenges for collaboration in the global fight against cancer including patient care, research, regulatory policy, and philanthropy.

The event will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 27, ET in the U.S. and Saturday, August 28, 8 a.m. in China.

For registration or other information, contact:

Kelly Ang: kelly.ang@forbeschina.com

About Forbes China:

Forbes around the world champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Likewise, Forbes convenes and curates the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact globally. Forbes China reaches more than tens of millions of readers monthly through its trusted journalism and events. For information about Forbes China, visit www.forbeschina.com.

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