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Tetsuya Sugiyama

Ono Pharma Foundation
Director & President
Mr. Sugiyama founded Ono Pharma Foundation and has been the director and president since the establishment in 2017. The Foundation was formed in DE as a 501(c)(3) entity, which administrates the Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program to support scientists having creative ideas in chemical biology and oligonucleotide medicines with the mission of seeking discoveries/solutions and development of high impact science. He is also the director of the US Foundation Promotion Office at Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., which leads catalytic activities to address important problems in drug discovery and find solutions. In this position, the team meets with academic institutions and bio-venture companies throughout North America. He has a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Osaka University and has been involved in the exploratory research, project evaluation for in-licensing, and discovery research alliances and partnerships between Ono Groups and the innovative institutions and companies since 1996. Mr. Sugiyama has particular expertise in early stage drug discovery and has been involved with the projects to treat cancers, AIDS, autoimmune and pulmonary disease. In 2019, he started teaching a class for drug discovery, TLS-I graduate student program in University of Tsukuba.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, July 1

10:30am EDT

5:30pm EDT