First Rounders: Samantha Du

Even when my father was in a political camp, my study was not affected – I still had to study very hard.

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The First Rounders podcast with Samantha Du can be found here. She is the founder, CEO and chairman of Zai Lab. A profile of her on Forbes' website can be found here, and here is one in FierceBiotech. Here is another in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

This podcast is being released as part of our feature article, 'Innovation' Nation, published in Nature Biotechnology. That article can be found here. The article examines the state of true innovation in China's fast-growing life sciences sector, and Du served as one of many sources. 

Brady Huggett

Senior Editor, Nature Biotechnology