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The Only Clinical Stage “Innovation-Focused” Player in China Ophthalmology Market

We focus on the development of breakthrough new ophthalmic drugs with high commercial value, and the deployment of hightech fields e.g. gene therapy and rare diseases to address the unmet clinical treatment needs in ophthalmic diseases.

  • Eddy Wu Ph.D.
    Founder and CEO

    Dr. Eddy Wu is the founder and CEO of Arctic Vision, before he founded Arctic Vision,  he was the Head of Terns China Biotechnology where he is responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of R&D activities as well as general management responsibilities. Before Terns, he was the Executive Medical Director at Allergan China where he is responsible for Allergan’s overall R&D, clinical, medical and portfolio strategy for China. Dr. Wu started his career at Novartis, During his tenure in Novartis, he was based in Basel, Hong Kong, and Taiwan and held various positions with increasing responsibilities and gained in first-hand global experience. At the Novartis Headquarter, He served as regional medical director and head of Health Economics & Outcome Research (HEOR) for AMAC (Asia-Pacific, Middle East, & African Countries), China & Japan.

    Dr. Wu graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), where he also obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry.


  • Qing Liu M.D., Ph.D.
    Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

    Dr. Qing Liu has 16 Years of clinical, scientific research and industry experience of ophthalmology. Before joining Arctic Vision, she served as Head of Clinical Development & Medical Affairs for Alcon Greater China region, and Medical Director of Alcon Asia Pacific Region, following her roles as Head of Eye Care Medical Affairs in Allergan China, and Scientific Lead for Glaucoma in Allergan Asia Pacific Region, where she has led and driven the successful clinical development and launch of a wide range of ophthalmic drugs, devices and OTC products. 

    Dr. Liu completed the clinical training of Ophthalmology in Wuhan Tongji Medical College in her early career, and was selected to join the European Commission Marie-Curie Research Training Networks for Retina Neurobiology-Vision Regulation research, and received her PhD from Leipzig University of Germany. 



  • York Chen M.D., EMBA
    Vice President, Operations and Commercial Planning

    York Chen brings 20 years sales and marketing experience focusing in ophthalmic products. Before joining Arctic Vision, he headed Allergan China’s eye care business with full profit & loss responsibility of more than 10 products (Ozurdex, Ganfort, Lumigan, Combigan, Refresh Tears, etc.), covering four different treatment area (Retina/Glaucoma/Stac/Tears). Previously, he was the National Sales Manager at Alcon, leading the sales for multiple projects. Earlier in his career, York served at MSD and Boehringer Ingelheim with extensive experience in management of sales, marketing, distributors, private hospitals, and key accounts.

    York graduated from Shanghai JiaoTong university with a bachelor's degree in stomatology and obtained his EMBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).


  • David Malek MBA
    Chief Business Officer

    David brings extensive business development experience. He is also the operating partner of Pivotal BioVenture China. Previously, he served as the Chief Business Officer at BioLineRx, a NASDAQ-traded biotech where he was responsible for all licensing, M&A and strategic alliances. During his tenure he built partnerships between BioLineRx and several leading pharma, including Novartis, Genentech and Merck, and led the in-licensing and acquisition of multiple pharmaceutical projects. Prior to his role at BioLineRx David was working for Sanofi in a variety of commercial and business development roles in the US and France, including BD&L, M&A, marketing and finance.

    David gained his B.A. in statistics and political science at the University of Haifa, and his MBA at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.