Calling on IBM’s Watson to Cure Cancer

25 Jul

Though Western medicine has made great strides in understanding cancer, this expertise is often not available everywhere in the world. Two years ago, when Mr. Jho Low’s grandfather was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, Mr. Low was able to call on the expertise of MD Anderson to guide his grandfather’s care from afar. Now, MD…

               

New Global Alliance Commits $80 Million to Save the World’s Wild Cats and Their Ecosystems

02 Jun

Commitment Unites Donors from China, India, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to Collectively Provide $80 Million in Cornerstone Funding for Panthera’s $200 Million Initiative for Wild Cats New York, NY – Environmental philanthropists from China, India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States have together provided funding of $80 Million…

             

Protecting big cats, with bold actions

29 May

Some of the world’s largest cats: lions, tigers, jaguars and cheetahs, are facing serious threats to their lives and the environments in which they live. This is particularly important because cats, as animals at the top of the food chain, help maintain the delicate balance of the ecosystems all around us. They act as guardians…

         

New York Times ‘HEALTH FOR TOMORROW’ Conference

29 May

Delivering the best care of today and the better care of tomorrow to every patient around the world This week, on behalf of Jynwel Foundation, I attended The New York Times ‘Health for Tomorrow’ conference in San Francisco. We joined leaders from across industry, academia and government to discuss the challenges facing our global health…

                   

Democratizing healthcare through cancer research

02 May

There are seven billion people on our planet and chances are we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. To see a loved one thrown head first into the world of a disease that plays by no rules and offers no road map is heartbreaking. We most often hear of cancer as one…

                 

The Start of an Impactful Journey

02 May

Welcome to the Jynwel Foundation blog. My colleagues and I will be posting here from time-to-time, giving updates on the problems we’re working to solve. Our hope is that you will find the information educational and be inspired to take action yourself. One of the great privileges in my life is meeting people who come…

       

Ocean Conservation and the Business Community – An Unlikely Partnership

24 Apr

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Enric Sala, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Executive Director of Pristine Seas. Pristine Seas is a research and media project that works to protect the few untouched places we have left in the ocean. They bring together leaders in government, business, media, and environmental conservation to explore…

                 

Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce to Award Global Investor and Philanthropist Jho Low During 24th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner

19 Mar

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce will present its first international honor during the 24th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mr. Jho Low, chief executive officer of Hong Kong investment firm Jynwel Capital and co-director of Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, will be recognized as International Entrepreneur of the…

           

Leading The Charge To Democratize Healthcare

04 Mar

There are seven billion people on our planet and chances are we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. To see a loved one thrown head first into the world of a disease that plays by no rules and offers no road map is heartbreaking. We most often hear of cancer as one…

                   

Houston Chronicle: “M.D. Anderson Moon Shots program gets $50 million pledge”

18 Oct

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center will receive $50 million from a global investor for its ambitious assault on eight difficult cancers, the institution announced at a news conference Friday reporting on first-year progress of the initiative. Read the entire article here.