Yale Startup Yiviva Wins Innovation Award at the US-China Health Summit

Yale biotech startup Yiviva was recently awarded an Innovation Award at the US-China Health Summit (link is external). Yiviva is developing therapeutics, inspired by botanical medicines, to treat chronic diseases and cancer. Yiviva’s pipeline is based around patented research from Dr. Yung Chi Cheng, the Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology at Yale and Chairman of the Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine. Cheng is the scientific founder of past venture successes Achillion and PhytoCeutica.