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Sujuan BA

President & COO of National Founder for Cancer Research

Founder & CEO of Asian Fund for Cancer Research

Dr. Sujuan Ba serves as the President and COO of the National Foundation for Cancer Research. She is also the founder and CEO of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research. Dr. Ba co-founded and serves as a founding board member of the Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR), the organizing body leading the global implementation of GBM AGILE, a groundbreaking adaptive clinical trial initiative designed to produce new and better treatments for glioblastoma multiforme, a fatal brain cancer.

Dr. Ba was recognized in 2017 by the Chinese Medical Doctor Association for her outstanding contributions to international cooperation.  She was named one of the “Top 300 Women Leaders in Global Health” in 2015 by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies’ Global Health Programme. 

Dr. Ba has served continuously for 13 years as co-Chair of the Prize Selection Committee of the Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. The Committee is comprised of academic leaders and pharmaceutical industry executives, and the annual Prize has become one of the premier cancer research awards in the world.