Trustees, Auditors, Councilors and Grant Selection Committee Members

[Board of Trustees]

As of July 1, 2021

Post Name Title
Chairman Kuniaki Takata, Ph.D. President, Gunma Prefectural Public University Corporation
Trustee Sadayoshi Ito, M.D., Ph.D. Special Administrator, Katta General Hospital
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
Akimichi Kaneko, M.D., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Fujio Murakami, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Osaka University
Leo Lee President, Novartis Pharma K.K.
Auditor Tokuzo Nakajima, CPA Representative, Tokuzo Nakajima CPA Firm
Masanori Fuse Financial Advisor, Novartis Pharma K.K.

[Board of Councilors]

As of July 1, 2021

Post Name Title
Chairman Takao Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D. Project Head, National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Councilor Masamitsu Iino, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Professor, International Research Center for Neurointelligence, University of Tokyo
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Kawashima, Ph.D Former Professor, Niigata University
Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Ph.D. Member of the Japan Academy;
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Masakatsu Shibasaki, Ph.D. President, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Akihiko Nakano, Ph.D. Deputy Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Yoichi Nabeshima, M.D., Ph.D. Trustee, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe
Director, Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Toyoshi Fujimoto, M.D., Ph.D. Specially Appointed Professor, Juntendo University
Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University
Miwako Mori, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University
Tohru Hirose, Ph.D. Head, Global Drug Development, Novartis Pharma K.K.

[Grantee Selection Committee]

As of July 1, 2021

Post Name Title
Chairman Hiroshi Ito, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Keio University School of Medicine
Member Takashi Ohshima, Ph.D. Professor, Kyushu University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Toshiaki Ohteki, D.D.S., Ph.D. Professor, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Yasuyoshi Sakai, Ph.D. Professor, Kyoto University Graduate School of Agriculture
Taisuke Tomita, Ph.D. Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Fumiko Toyoshima, Ph.D. Professor, Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University
Tohru Minamino, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine
Yasuhiro Yamada, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
Masaki Ieda, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, University of Tsukuba Faculty of Medicine
Yasuteru Urano, Ph.D. Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Erina Kuranaga, Ph.D. Professor, Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences
Mitinori Saito, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study
Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Ph.D. Professor, Keio University School of Fundamental Science and Technology
Hiroshi Kawasaki, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Kanazawa University Faculty of Medicine
Shoen Kume, Ph.D. Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology School of Life Science and Technology
Kiyoshi Takeda, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Kazuhiro Nakamura, Ph.D. Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Tetsuya Higashiyama, Ph.D. Professor, Nagoya University Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules
Sachiko Miyake, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine
Hozumi Motohashi, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer