Sujuan Ba, PhD

Board Member

Dr. Sujuan Ba is a co-founder and Board Member of GCAR.

Dr. Ba is the CEO of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, the Founder & CEO of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research, and the Co-Founder & CEO of the AIM-HI Accelerator Fund.

Having led the establishment of the Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, an international prize recognizing outstanding scientific achievement in the war against cancer, Dr. Ba has served as Co-Chair of the Prize Selection Committee since 2006. 

Dr. Ba led the establishment of the AIM-HI Women’s Venture Competition in 2020, a first-of-its-kind program providing investment, coaching, and networking opportunities to women entrepreneurs.

She was awarded “20 Most Inspiring Women Leaders 2022” by The Women Leaders Magazine. She received the NBC4 WORKING 4 THE COMMUNITY Award in 2019 and the inaugural Outstanding Achievement Award from the Society for Neuro-Oncology of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association for her outstanding contribution to international cooperation in 2017. 

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, she also received the Inaugural CRS WOMEN IN SCIENCES Award in 2011.

Dr. Ba received a B.S. in radiochemistry from Peking University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.