Dr. Ella Li

Partner, ZGC Innovation fund

Dr. Ella Li is the partner of ZGC Innovation fund, and also serves as the VP of ZGC Capital Corporation in Silicon Valley leading ZGC’s team in investment and incubator operation. Dr. Ella Li has 15+ years of experience in pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors and has rich investment experiences in therapeutic investment opportunities. She has also rich experiences in digital health, AI and IOT sectors, and serves as a board advisor, consultant and mentor for many global accelerators, incubators and VCs.

Dr. Ella Li earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Peking University School of Pharmacy, and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Centers. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship from Harvard Medical School, where she led five independent projects exploring novel therapeutic targets for metabolic disease. Ella has extensive publications in prestigious journals with IMF over 10 including Nature Communication, Cell Metabolism, Journal of Clinical Investigation, PNAS, Molecular Cell, Diabetes, etc. with 500+ citations.

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