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Jin Li, PhD
Founder, Chairman and CEO at HitGen


Dr. Li is the founder, Chairman and CEO of HitGen Inc., and also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Guest Professor of Sichuan University, etc. Dr. Li has over 30 years biopharmaceutical experience (at Protherics, AstraZeneca, HitGen), with senior scientific and leadership roles in early stage research; as well as experience in initiating and leading major collaboration, research and outsourcing programmes. Dr. Li held Global Director positions of Compound Sciences and Computational Sciences at AstraZeneca, which included molecular design, synthesis and screening. Dr. Li has published more than 30 papers and 20 authorized patents.

Since its foundation in 2012, HitGen has developed into one of the most influential companies in the field of novel drug discovery research centered on DNA Encoded Chemical Libraries (DELs). HitGen has established extensive international R&D collaboration and its own new drug pipelines. HitGen (688222.SH) became a listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on April 16, 2020.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fast forward: Innovation in China


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