SHANGHAI, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedrus Investments ("Cedrus"), a global boutique investment firm, hosted its Life Sciences Forum and Dinner event on Thursday, 15thNovember 2018 in Shanghai at the St. Regis Shanghai Jing'an Hotel. Mr. Randy Hice, Cedrus' Chief Technical Officer and Member of the Life Sciences Advisory Board, shared with institutional investors, venture capitalists, and company executives his insights on "Revolutionary Trends in Biotechnology".
Mr. Hice is recognized globally as a leading authority in laboratory informatics and the most published author worldwide on topics related to complex laboratory automation and workflow analysis. His prior positions included the CEO of Laboratory Expertise Center, Inc. and Manager of Global Strategy at Abbott Informatics, a division of Abbott Laboratories.
This is the third year that Cedrus held a life sciences event in China after having success in the past two years in hosting a series of forums in Shanghai and Beijing, which brought together industry leaders and investors in the life sciences ecosystem and resulted in business initiatives, investment and collaboration opportunities.
The event was well received with lively discussions in the Q&A session following Mr. Hice's speech. Attendees welcomed this opportunity to network, understand the very latest developments in the biotechnology industry and exchange thoughts with industry elites on matters like investment trends and how rapidly science, technology and innovation are growing in China.
Mr. Randy Hice said, "Thanks to this great opportunity, I am able to keep on sharing with Chinese industry leaders the latest trends and cutting-edge technologies in biotechnology such as Checkpoint Inhibitors, Gene Editing, CAR-T therapy and Artificial Intelligence, all of which have become the increasingly heated topics among members in the international research community. It is very inspiring to witness the vigorous growth from Chinese life sciences investors and companies in recent years."
Cedrus' Chairman Mr. Rani Jarkas said, "Cedrus is among the leading advisors and experts globally and a longtime investor in life sciences and innovative technologies, having unparalleled in-house experts and advisory board consisting of world-renowned physicians, medical doctors and scientists with unique expertise. As life sciences has long been our most important strategic focus particularly in the Greater China region, this event demonstrates Cedrus' continued commitment to establishing a unique and multi-dimensional framework worldwide for our valuable global clientele and business partners such that it facilitates both inbound and outbound cross-border investments and transactions for China and other geographical regions."
About Cedrus Investments
Cedrus Investments is a global boutique investment firm that offers expertise in private wealth management, asset management and financial advisory services to a clientele of leading institutional investors, corporations, family offices and high net worth individuals around the world.
For further information about Cedrus Investments, please visit www.cedrusinvestments.com.
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