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Advanced Courses on Pharmaceutical R&D

Advanced Course on Pharmaceutical R&D Organized by SAPA-GP, Wistar Institute, Benjamin’s Desk & University Science Center Component of “Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Symposium”   When:  Oct 21-22, 2017 Where: Benjamin’s Desk, 30 North 41st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Register Now Download Brochure TimeSpeakerTopicSaturday, Oct 21, Day 18:00-8:45Parking, Registration and Morning Coffee8:45-8:55Yufeng Li,Clinical Development Manager, GSKOpening Remarks8:55-9:00Zhenhua Wu,President, SAPA-GPIntroduction of SAPA-GP9:00-9:45Jason Luo,Partner, Duane Morris LLPIntellectual Property, Patents and Licensing9:45-11:15Wei Huang,Chief Methodologist,Cobbs Creek HealthcareSales and Marketing, Potential projection, Commercial Valuation11:15-12:15Zhenhua Wu, Director, GSKPre-Clinical Drug DiscoveryTarget ID/validationIn vitro/in vivo Pharmacology Noon-1:30Lunch1:30-3:30Li Yan, VP, Head Unit Physician, GSK; Dan Zhang, Chairman and CEO, Fountain Medical Development Ltd; Tiepu Liu,President of Global Biometrics, FMD K&L;Sean Zhang, CMO, Hengrui TherapeuticsClinical InvestigationsDevelopment strategy, Setup, Conduct, Monitoring, Data management and Reporting3:45-4:45Jim Wang,   [...]

2017 Pharmaceutical Career Development Workshop

Jump-start Your Career! -- Amazing Careers in Biopharma Sun, Oct 1, 2017 HSC 401, Hammer Health Science Center, Columbia University Medical Center 701 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032 Co-organized by: Career China Club   |   CUMC-CSSA   |   Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association -- Greater Philadelphia (SAPA-GP)   Sponsored by: ACRO Biosystems Topics include:   What are the career opportunities beyond the R&D in pharmaceutical industry? Long-term Career Planning Starting Your First Job in US:  Culture, Communication, and Networking skills You Need! Work VISAs and Immigration:  Overcoming Current Challenges   Speakers/Panelists: Valentine A. Brown, JD, Partner, Duane Morris LLP David Cragin, PhD, Associate Director, Chemical Notification and Registration, Merck & Co. Patrick Gerogia, Associate Consultant, QuitilesIMS Fang Shen, PhD, Drug Discovery Program Lead, Janssen Xiaoli Wang, [...]

生命之谷 创新之源 南京江北新区生物医药谷费城推介会成功召开

撰文: 程婷 司梦婕   大费城美中药协 (SAPA-GP)于8月21日晚在Radisson Hotel(King of Prussia)和南京江北新区代表团举办了推荐会和晚餐交流活动。 推介会吸引了近40位来自强生(Johnson & Johnson)、 默沙东 (Merck & Co)、 葛兰素史克 (GSK)、 提瓦 (Teva)、 药明康德、 Frontage 和 Alliance Pharma 等知名医药企业的专业人士。             南京江北新区管委会陈潺嵋副主任首先致辞。 她向大家介绍了南京这个历史悠久又生机勃勃的城市并重点介绍了南京江北新区的发展规划。 其中, 在生物医药领域以南京生物医药谷为依托, 重点集聚生物制药, 医疗器械等领域的企业, 加快建造千亿级先进生物医药产业集群。 现如今, 生物医药谷已经聚集310家生物医药企业, 重点发展生物医药领域的药物研发及产业化、 医疗器械、 医疗诊断、 医疗及健康服务、 医药研发外包及技术服务(CRO)和生物技术等产业方向。                   随后, 大费城美中药协副主席沈放致辞, 精辟地总结了大费城美中药协(SAPA-GP)的三大优势: 最专业、 最活跃、 最创新。 大费城美中药协为社会各界提供了一个最全面最专业的发展交流平台, 欢迎大家前来合作洽谈。             南京生物医药谷发展部杨涛部长详细介绍了园区的投资发展环境。 作为功能全面的专业园区, 南京生物医药谷围绕生物医药产业链上的研发、 中试、 生产、 流通等环节, 针对研发创新型生物医药企业不同发展阶段需求, 提供功能各异的产业空间, 提供包括政务、 人才培训、 融资、 法律、 知识产权保护、 信息检索等全方位一站式平台服务。             在自由问答环节里, 南京江北新区代表团有针对性地回答了在座的来自医药和生物科技专业人士提出的问题。 南京生物医药谷交通便捷, 创业资金政策优惠, 欢迎海外的科技顶尖专家, 创新型企业家, 创新人才入驻园区, 旨在打造具有国际影响力和独特优势的产业科技人才高地。      

Representatives from the Department of Commerce of Hubei Province Visited SAPA-GP at Philadelphia and New York City

Representatives from the Department of Commerce of Hubei Province Visited SAPA-GP at Philadelphia on August 17th and at New York City on August 18th. Introductory meeting with SAPA-GP team and SAPA-GP partners (August 17th, Blue Bell, PA)   Welcome speech by Cynthia DiBartolo, Chairperson of Greater NY Chamber of Commerce, Business leader in the White House Business Council and Executive Task Force for Wall Street Journal   Remark by Dr. Jijun Xing, the Science and Technology Counselor from the consulate General of P.R.China in New York (August 18th, Columbia University Medical Center)   Keynote speech by Mr. Qingsong Yang, Deputy Director, the Department of Commerce of Hubei Province   The signing Ceremony between SAPA-GP and the Department of Commerce of Hubei Province   Representatives from the Department of Commerce [...]

2017 SAPA-GP Summer Picnic

Register Now   When: Sat, May 27, 2017. 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM EDT Where: 170 Chapman Road, Pavilion 3, Doylestown, PA 18901 Activities: Volleyball, Tug of war, Dodge ball, Corn hole, Music chair, Three leg race, Soccer, Walk or bike trail around lake; Vote for your favorite homemade dish (1st and 2nd place win gift card ); 50/50 raffle ticket to win cash.   You are all invited to the annual SAPA-GP Summer Picnic to kick off the summer. All SAPA-GP members and their families are welcome to join us for free to enjoy the summer fun,activities for the whole family including volleyball, soccer, tug of war, three leg race, corn hole,and much more. We will be serving various Chinese food, BBQ and soft [...]

SAPA-GP 2017 Mentorship Program Started

一元复始,万象更新。伴随着时钟嘀嗒的脚步声,崭新的一年即将到来。于此同时, SAPA-GP 2017 Mentorship Program项目也正式启动。这个项目是SAPA-GP为我们的会员精心打造的一个长期职业发展项目,所有入选学员将与一位按照学员的自身要求而量身打造的资深导师配对,进行一对一的教导,为期一年。 期间我们Mentorship Program的负责人将定期追踪,确保学员和导师的教与学的质量。 感谢广大会员们和志愿者们, 对SAPA-GP 2017 Mentorship Program的高度关注与积极参与! 在短短的为期15天的报名时间里,申请人数不断爆表,火爆异常。可以说, SAPA-GP 2017 Mentorship Program在帮助学员成长的同时, 也收获了满满的热情与关注。我们相信,在不久的未来,将会有更多的自信而暂新的新星出现在生物制药的领域里, 熠熠生辉。 鉴于报名参与此次SAPA-GP 2017 Mentorship Program的超高人气, 我们特地将入选学员名额从原定的6名扩增至9名。他们分别是: Nan Lin, Xue Liang, Fei Shen, Mengjie Si, Dan Tian, Lin Wang, Shuang Wu, Chenchao Gao, Jingyi Zhang。详情如下表: 学员 导师 姓名 学校或公司 姓名 公司 职称 Nan Lin University of Pennsylvania Yingke He GSK Portfolio Director Xue Liang MRL Cambridge ESC Sean Fu Luye Boston President Fei Shen Drexel University Fang Shen J&J Principal Scientist Mengjie Si Temple University Feng Li Merck Principal Scientist Dan Tian University of the Sciences Rena Zhang Merck Director, DMPK Lin Wang ANP Technologies, Inc. Zak Huang CSL Behring Head of Global Regulatory Affairs Shuang Wu Columbia University Jian Chen UPenn Director of Bioinformatics, Gene Therapy [...]

2016 Philadelphia Scientific Symposium on Infectious Disease

Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Symposium 2016 was successfully held Dan He, Di Wu, Qiangnan Zhang, Mengchu Li, Xin Liu, Xiaojiao Xue, Mengjie Si Photography: Jianting Shi, Aimin Tang, Songmao Zheng Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Symposium 2016 was successfully held at Radnor Valley Country Club on December 3rd. This year’s topic is “Battles Against Old Foes: New Frontiers In Fighting Infectious Diseases”. Over 200 attendees working in this field were attracted to this interesting event. Dr. Zhenhua Wu, President-Elect of SAPA-GP, opened the 2016 Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Symposium on Infectious Disease with welcome remarks. He first introduced SAPA and talked about three main missions of SAPA-GP. Meanwhile, he introduced the SAPA-GP core activities of scientific meetings and displayed the past conferences and big events hold by SAPA-GP. At last, President Wu [...]

SAPA-GP 2016 Career Development Workshop

SAPA-GP 2016 Career Development Workshop Was Successfully Held By: Liwen Wu, Jing Liu, Yunshu Fan, Jiao Zhang, Qiangnan Zhang, Linlin Zhao, Xiaoyan Wang, Mengjie Si, Xue Liang Photo By: Peipei Huangyang, Jingyi Zhang, Jennifer Yuan, Jianting Shi The SAPA-GP 2016 Career Development Workshop for Biomedical Students was held at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, on Saturday, September 24th, 2016. Focused on “Planning Career Development – Your Future Begins Now”, the workshop attracted over 180 attendees from Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and other states, providing comprehensive information on landing the first job and future career development.   Dr. Zhenhua Wu, President-in-elect of SAPA-GP, opened the 2016 Student Career Development Workshop with a welcome speech. He briefly introduced SAPA-GP and emphasized that the career development workshop [...]

SAPA-GP 2016 Annual Conference

SAPA-GP Successfully Held 2016 Annual Conference By: Xue Liang, Jianting Shi, Mengjie Si, Zhen Lu, Ziran Zhao, Rong Fan, Dan Tian Photo by: Hao Wu, Jingyi Zhang, Ellen Shi, Xue Liang   On June 17th and 18th, Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association - Greater Philadelphia (SAPA-GP) successfully hosted the 14th Annual Conference at the Conference Center of Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel, at King of Prussia. Focusing on “Global Partnership: Delivering Biopharma Innovations To Patients”, this conference attracted warm response and wide participation – over 500 students and pharmaceutical professionals from Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and other states. Experts and leaders from Chinese and US biomedical and pharmaceutical industry discussed strategies to bring innovative drugs to patients, and addressed the urgent needs in biopharmaceutical industry. [...]

2016 SAPA-GP Advisory Committee Meeting

The 2016 SAPA-GP advisory committee meeting was successfully held at Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova, PA on February 27, 2016. The main focus of this meeting was the long-term sustainable development of SAPA-GP as a non-profit organization. The advisory committees and the senior leaders of SAPA-GP attended the meeting, brain-storming on many important topics, such as how to bring the brand to the next level and how to serve the community better. SAPA-GP advisory committee and core administration team SAPA-GP invited VIPs, speakers, long-term partners and some previous SAPA-GP senior leaders as the advisory committee. 2016 committee members include (from left to right in the picture) Dr. Dennis Gross, CEO & Treasurer of Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute; Dr. Frank Li, President of Alliance Pharma; [...]