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Martin J. Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, FASCO

Director Emeritus, CEO Roundtable On Cancer

Dr. Martin J. Murphy accepted the challenge from President George H.W. Bush in 1999 to lead what would become the CEO Roundtable on Cancer as its Founding Chief Executive Officer, a role in which he served for the next two decades. He became Emeritus Director of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer's Board of Directors in 2020. He is Founding Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai TuoXin Health Promotion Center, the CEO Roundtable’s independent China counterpart.

Dr. Murphy also founded and was until 2020 the CEO of Project Data Sphere®, a non-profit enterprise devoted to cancer clinical trial data-transparency, data-sharing and data-analysis in partnership with the CEO Roundtable on Cancer.

Dr. Murphy is a member of the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences; Director Emeritus of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and founding Editor of three peer-reviewed biomedical journals: Stem Cells, The Oncologist, and Stem Cells Translational Medicine.

A co-founder of the Society for Translational Oncology; a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Hatteras Venture Partners; a charter member of the International Advisory Board of the VU University Medical Imaging Center; a charter member of Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine International Review Board; Dr. Murphy is also Chairman Emeritus of the Conquer Cancer ASCO Foundation; convener of ACT-China; and a steering committee member and senior consultant to the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO). He is a director of the Sino-American biotech, Brii Biosciences, Inc. (HKG, 2137), and a director of Helsinn-China, Ltd. He is the recipient of the 2021 Ellis Island Medals of Honor bestowed on those who have, “shown the best of America by outstanding commitment to serving our nation professionally, culturally and civically”.