Mao Mao

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Who am I

Dr. Mao Mao is Founder and CEO of SeekIn Inc, a start-up focusing on cancer early diagnosis. He is also Adjunct Professor of several universities in Asia. He was CSO of BGI Genomics, responsible for R&D pipeline and oncology business. He was SVP for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) product development and clinical lab service at WuXi AppTec. He was President of Asian Cancer Research Group (ACRG). He held several senior positions at Pfizer and Merck in the past. He also practiced as obstetrician/gynecologist and genetic consultant.


I want to advocate for genomics and health data sharing because I feel this is so important, also in the area of early detection of cancer.


As one of the founding members of the National Human Genome Center in Shanghai, he established the first high-throughput DNA sequencing facility and pioneered genome research in China. He published 100+ articles in the peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Cell, and Nature Genetics. He is a strong advocate of genomics and health data sharing.

Involved projects


A global initiative  Inspire2Live’s perspective on prevention is about making relevant information available whilst placing great responsibility on national governments to fulfil their human rights obligations.  Governments must take sufficient […]

Multi cancer early detection

A global initiative  By detecting cancer as early as possible, there are always more treatment options available than when diagnosis occurs in stage IV. Inspire2Live is collaborating with SeekIn to make […]