Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars (2013 – 2017)

2017

  • Hiroshi Arakawa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University
  • Natsuko Kishishita, Researcher, Laboratory of Mockup Vaccine, National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition
  • Mayumi Kusunose, Project Researcher, Department of Public Policy, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
  • Kiyoshi Nobori, Associate Professor, Clinical Research Center, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Munenori Takata, Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Support Center, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Makiko Uchiyama, Research Lecturer, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Kyushu University Hospital
  • Norihisa Yamamoto, Clinical Fellow, Division of Infection Control and Prevention, Osaka University Hospital
  • Osamu Yoshida, Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine
  • Shintaro Nakano, Reviewer, Office of New Drug V, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA).
  • Yoshihiko Furusawa, Deputy Manager, Division of Rare/Intractable Disease Research, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)

 

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Hiroshi Arakawa is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences at Kanazawa University. His area of expertise is pharmacokinetics, especially membrane transporters, constructing a novel evaluation system of drug absorption, drug-induced toxicity, and drug renal elimination. Dr. Arakawa holds a PhD in Pharmacy from Kanazawa University. Before working at Kanazawa University, Dr. Arakawa served as an Assistant Professor at Laboratory of Biopharmaceutics, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Takasaki University of Health and Welfare.

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Natsuko Kishishita is a Researcher at the Laboratory of Mockup Vaccine in the National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition. Her research focuses on the roles of microRNAs in immune responses caused by adjuvants and vaccines, aiming to develop new biomarkers for vaccine research and development. She administers adjuvants to mice and collect periphery blood to analyze microRNA levels in addition to conventional factors, all of which are collectively analyzed by bioinformatics to select biomarkers to evaluate safety and efficacy of adjuvants. Dr. Kishishita obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Tokyo.

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Mayumi Kusunose is a Project Researcher at Department of Public Policy, the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Tokyo. Ms. Kusunose’s expertise includes bioethics with a focus on research and clinical ethics as well as bioethics education. Her current interest among many is addressing the various challenges associated with stem cell research and ethics, especially the accelerated approval system for regenerative medicine. In addition to working at the University of Tokyo, she also serves as a Clinical and Research Ethicist, at the Yokohama Rosai Hospital, the Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety. Ms. Kusunose holds Masters in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania and in Humanities and Social Science from Kochi University. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Kochi University.

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Kiyoshi Nobori is an Associate Professor at the Clinical Research Center, and the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, specializing in cardiovascular medicine. His duties as an Associate Professor include support for development of new drugs and new medical devices related to research seeds, clinical trials, management of clinical trials, and clinical work as a cardiologist. His research focuses on apoptosis, autophagy, and regenerative medicine. Dr. Nobori holds a PhD in Medical Science from Tokyo Medical and Dental University and a MD in Medicine from Shinshu University.

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Munenori Takata is an Assistant Professor at Clinical Research Support Center, and the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at The University of Tokyo Hospital, specializing in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Takata acquired his PhD in vascular endothelial function and has extensive clinical experience with cardiac catheters and with managing the intensive care of heart disease patients. From these clinical experiences, he now also works as a data manager, and provides guidance and supervises about clinical researches conducting in his hospital.

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Makiko Uchiyama serves as a Research Lecturer at Center for Clinical and Translational Research in Kyushu University Hospital. As an IIR (Investigator initiated research) Project Manager in an academic research organization, Dr. Uchiyama is responsible for all process, systems and regulations in IIR. Her specialty is clinical development of gene therapy and regenerative medicine. She is interested in the project management of investigator initiated research, with the hopes of evolving business methods and processes of project management in academia. Dr. Uchida holds a PhD, Master and BD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Kyushu University.

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Norihisa Yamamoto is a Clinical Fellow at Division of Infection Control and Prevention at Osaka University Hospital, as well as a Research Fellow at the Research Institute for Microbial Diseases at Osaka University. During his career, Dr. Yamamoto has engaged in extensive research projects relating to the prevention of nosocomial infection of drug-resistant bacteria, and established screening inspection methods and conducted regional surveillance. Dr. Yamamoto studied Medicine at Nara Medical University and Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. It is his goal to continue research in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and to work globally with health professionals to improve overall patient outcomes.

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Osamu Yoshida is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gastroenterology and Metabology at Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, taking care of in/out patients with liver disease. His research includes conducting four basic research projects and three clinical studies, one of which focuses on developing effective vaccine for chronic hepatitis B patients. He is joining this program with a strong desire and ambition to develop more efficient and stronger vaccines. Dr. Yoshida holds a PhD in Gastroenterology from Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine and a MD in Medicine from Ehime University.

2016

Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars 2016

    Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars 2016

  • Koji Fujita, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science at Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Atushi Hashizume, Clinical Fellow, Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine at Nagoya University
  • Ryuji Kato, Associate Professor, Department of Basic Medical Science, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Bioengineering, Nagoya University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sumimasa Nagai, Senior Assistant Professor, Division of Genetic Therapeutics, Advanced Clinical Research Center, the Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo (IMSUT) & Department of Hematology/Oncology and Center for Translational Research, IMSUT Hospital.
  • Haruka Nakada, Project Research Fellow, Department of Public Policy, Human Genome Center, the Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
  • Yukika Nishimura, Deputy Manager, Department of Clinical Research and Trials, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
  • Takeshi Ohama, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Pharmacology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University
  • Wataru Shibata, Associate Professor at the Advanced Medical Research Center, Yokohama City University
  • Yukata Shimazu, Project Researcher, Department of Immunology, Institute for Frontier Medical Services, Kyoto University
  • Tomohiro Yamaguchi, Medical Reviewer, Office of New Drug V at the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)

 

2015

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    Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars 2015

  • Hisayoshi Hashimoto, Research Resident, Division of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, National Cancer Center Research Institute
  • Yoichi Ito, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
  • Tomoko Iwata, Biostatistics Reviewer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
  • Hiroya Kuwahara, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Kazue Mizuno, Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Department of Materials and Science, The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering
  • Fumihiko Nakatani, Head, Musculoskeletal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital
  • Shinichi Okudaira, Reviewer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
  • Takayoshi Shimohata, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Niigata University, Brain Institute
  • Keiko Ueda, Chief Researcher, Department of Regenerative Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center
  • Kiyoshi Yamaguchi, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Genome Research, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo

2014

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    Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars 2014

  • Kazuki Hattori – Project Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
  • Akihiro Hirakawa – Lecturer, Nagoya University Hospital
  • Mako Kamiya – Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
  • Ken Kato – Chief/Head, National Cancer Center Hospital
  • Masahisa Katsuno – Associate Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
  • Makiko Kusama – Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
  • Akiko Nitta – Reviewer, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
  • Kiyoshi Okada – Project Associate Professor, Okada University Hospital
  • Koichiro Yuji – Project Lecturer, The University of Tokyo

 

 

2013

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    Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars 2013

  • Yasushi Goto Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Taizo Hirata  – Associate Professor, Okayama University Hospital
  • Yukako Imanaka – Officer, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation (NIBIO)
  • Toru Komatsu – Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
  • Kuniyasu Niizuma – Clinical Associate Professor, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
  • Toru Oga – Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
  • Daisuke Sugiyama – Unit Leader/ Associate Professor, Center for Clinical and Translational Research of Kyushu University Hospital
  • Kanako Takatsuki – Reviewer, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
  • Issei Takayama – Technical Officer, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
  • Kan Yonemori – Medical Staff, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo

 

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