Board Members

[Board of Trustees]

As of Jul 1, 2018

Post Name Title
Chairman Akimichi KANEKO Emeritus Professor, Keio University
Trustee Shigetaka ASANO Visiting Professor, MD, School of Medicine, Kobe University; Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo
Masao ENDOH Emeritus Professor, MD, Yamagata University
Kuniaki TAKATA President, Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences; President, Gunma Prefectural Public University Corporation
Masao TORII President, Novartis Holding Japan K.K.
Auditor Tokuzo NAKAJIMA Certified Public Accountant
Masanori FUSE Financial Advisor, Finance & Administration Div., Novartis Pharma K.K.

[Board of Councilors]

As of Jul 1, 2018

Post Name Title
Chairman Tsuneyoshi KUROIWA Member of the Japan Academy; Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo
Councilor Norio AKAIKE Head, Kumamoto Kinoh Hospital Clinical Research Center Visiting Professor, Kumamoto University, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Research Emeritus Professor, Kyushu University
Hiroyuki KAWASHIMA Former Professor, Graduate School of Medical & Dental Sciences, Niigata University
Masakatsu SHIBASAKI Director, Microbial Chemistry Research Center, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation
Akihiko NAKANO Deputy Director, Photonics Engineering Research Center & Team Leader, Live Cell Super-Resolution Imaging Research, RIKEN
Tadanori MAYUMI Emeritus Professor, Osaka University
Miwako MORI Emeritus Professor, Hokkaido University
Toyoshi FUJIMOTO Professor, MD, Graduate School of Med, Nagoya University
Masamitsu IINO Specially appointed Professor, MD, Nihon University Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo
Tohru HIROSE Director, Division Head Japan Development, Novartis Pharma K.K.

[Grantee Selection Committee]

As of Jul 1, 2018

Post Name Title
Chairman Masafumi TAKIGUCHI Professor, MD, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University
Member Koichiro KUWAHARA Professor, MD, School of Medicine, Shinshu University
Masanobu OHSHIMA Professor, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University
Eisuke NISHIDA Professor, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
Mitsuyasu HASEBE Professor, National Institute for Basic Biology
Haruhiko BITO Professor, MD, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
Jun YAMASHITA Professor, MD, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
Motoko YANAGITA Professor, MD, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
Masafumi YANO Professor, MD, School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University
Hirokazu ARIMOTO Professor, MD, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Hiroyuki TAKEDA Professor, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Eiji HARA Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Makoto HAYASHI Team Leader, Plant Symbiosis Reseach Team, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
Hirokazu HIRAI Professor, MD, Head of Department of Neurophysiology and Neural Repair, Gunma University
Kouichi FUKASE Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
Michisuke YUZAKI Professor, School of Medicine, Keio University
Akihiko YOSHIMURA Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Keio University
Hiroshi Ito Professor, Department of Graduate School of Medicine, Keio University
Takashi Ohshima Professor, Drug Discovery and Development Center, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences affiliated Company-Academia-Government collaboration, Kyushu University
Yoko Hamazaki Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University