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Lab Attendent

Our Research Team

Established in 2011, Summit Life Science offers comprehensive services for the food & cosmetics, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical industries.

Our mission is to provide the best services and a comprehensive innovation platform.

Our vision is to have exceptional technologies and become the leading CRO for Nutraceutical & Pharmaceutical industries.

The Team


Jimmy Wang, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO

Dr. Jimmy Wang, the company's pioneer, and founder, first developed and large-scale produced the glucosamine family ingredients in the United States and developed the SEDDS brand for the US market. ​

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Nancy A. Higley, Ph.D.

Head of Regulatory Affairs

With over four decades of experience in regulatory affairs, Nancy Higley brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Her impressive career spans prestigious companies, including PepsiCo and Kerry, where she honed her expertise in ensuring compliance and driving product innovation. Nancy's commitment to excellence, coupled with her extensive regulatory approvals track record, makes her an integral part of our success in the Regulatory Bytes Program at Summit Life Science, Inc. 


Li Yao, Ph.D.

Director of Analytical R&D & Quality Control

Dr. Yao has a strong cGMP/cGLP knowledge with experience in implementing FDA regulations applicable to laboratories in pharmaceutical settings.


Ping Gao, Ph.D.

VP of R&D

Dr. Gao has more than 27 years of technical service experience at Pharmaceutical companies including Upjohn, Pharmacia, Pfizer, Amgen, and Abbott/Abbvie.

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Andrew Wood, MS

Senior Formulation Scientist

Andrew Wood has extensive experience in formulation design and product development of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical preparations. 

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