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


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

Multi cancer early detection

A global initiative where we are working with SeekIn to advance early cancer detection technologies, increasing treatment options and survival rates. By detecting cancer as early as possible, there are […]