Daiichi Sankyo’s Japan Research Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology Awards Its 7th Annual Clinical Pharmacology Research Award

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For Immediate Release

2014.06.20

Company name: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED

Representative: Joji Nakayama, Representative Director, President and CEO

(Code no.: 4568, First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange)

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Daiichi Sankyo’s Japan Research Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology Awards Its 7th Annual Clinical Pharmacology Research Award

Tokyo, Japan (June 20, 2014) – Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited today announced that its affiliate, the Japan Research Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology* (headquarters, Tokyo; Director General, Kiyoshi Morita), has awarded its 7th “Japan Research Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology Research Award” to five young researchers.

 

Award recipients are selected from research papers submitted from projects funded with subsidies from the foundation. Innovative research projects with expectations for future development are eligible for the award.

 

The Foundation hopes that this award will motivate young clinical pharmacology researchers who are involved in the establishment of appropriate drug treatments and encourage future research results. The awards ceremony and presentation of research themes will be held on November 11, 2014.

 

*The mission of the Foundation is to promote clinical pharmacology and foster the development of clinical pharmacologists. The Foundation was established in 1975 and has worked on a variety of projects relating to clinical pharmacology, including promotion of research, overseas studies for Japanese researchers, and international collaborations in Asia.


Recipients of the 7th Japan Research Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology Research Award

 

Recipient

Organization

Research theme

Mikimoto

Kanazashi

Department of Periodontology

School of Dental Medicine

Tsurumi University

The establishment and safety verification of controlled release of platelet-rich plasma impregnated in biodegradable gelatin hydrogel with new periodontal regeneration

Kenji
Kawada

Department of Surgery

Graduate School of Medicine

Kyoto University

Evaluation of chemokine receptors inhibition for the prevention of colon cancer metastasis

Takayoshi

Suganami

Department of Organ Network and Metabolism
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Development of novel therapeutic strategies for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis using an unique mouse model

Masahiro

Hiratsuka

Laboratory of Pharmacotherapy of Life-style Related Diseases

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Tohoku University

Prediction of inter-individual difference in drug metabolism :

Functional characterization of 32 CYP2C9 allelic variants using warfarin

Yasuaki
Mino

Department of Hospital Pharmacy Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

Inosine 5’-monophosphate dehydrogenase activity in

systemic lupus erythematosus

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