Alice Zhang
Alice Zhang's Speaking Fee $25K - $40K

Alice Zhang

Creating next-generation medicines from human genomics. 

CEO & Co-Founder, Verge Genomics

Expertise In:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Health Care Sciences
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Biotechnology

Audience & Industry

  • The Technology Industry
  • Corporations
  • The Health Care Industry
  • The Professional Services Industry
  • Associations

Creating next-generation medicines from human genomics. 

Alice Zhang is CEO and Co-Founder of Verge Genomics, a new type of therapeutics company that takes a patient data-driven approach to unlock a whole spectrum of therapies that have escaped traditional drug discovery, beginning with diseases where patients need solutions the most: neurodegenerative disease. She has been named a San Francisco Business Times’ 40 Under 40, MIT Technology Review’s Innovator Under 35, Forbes 30 Under 30 Featured Honoree, and featured in Forbes 2021 AI50: America's Most Promising AI Companies. Prior to Verge, she spent seven years at the forefront of systems biology research at the National Cancer Institute, the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University, and UCLA. She spent five years in the UCLA-Caltech MD/PhD program, where she helped author several papers on gene networks involved in neuroregeneration. Alice received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in Molecular Biology and was a recipient of the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. In her spare time, Alice also is an angel investor and advisor for startups at the intersection of technology and biology.

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Alice Zhang shares insights into disrupting the system, treating the untreatable with AI, therapeutics, life sciences, biotech, pharma, CNS and neurodegeneration, being a young female founder and CEO, working with VC and investors, diversity and inclusion, and start up related challenges.