Trustees, Auditors, Councilors and Grant Selection Committee Members

[Board of Trustees]

As of Dec.14, 2020

Post Name Title
Chairman Kuniaki Takata, Ph.D. President, Gunma Prefectural Public University Corporation
President, Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences
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 17, 2020

Post Name Title
Chairman Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Ph.D. Member of the Japan Academy;
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Councilor Masamitsu Iino, M.D., Ph.D. Specially Appointed Professor, Nihon University
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Kawashima, Ph.D Former Professor, Niigata University
Masakatsu Shibasaki, Ph.D. President, Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation
Takao Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D. Project Head, National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Akihiko Nakano, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Photonics Engineering Research Center & Team
Leader, Live Cell Super-Resolution Imaging Research, RIKEN
Yoichi Nabeshima, M.D., Ph.D. Trustee, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe
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 November 16, 2020

Post Name Title
Chairman Hiroyuki Takeda, Ph.D. Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science
Member Eiji Hara, Ph.D. Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Makoto Hayashi, Ph.D. Team Leader, Plant Symbiosis Research Team, Center for Sustainable Resource Science, RIKEN
Hirokazu Hirai, M.D.,Ph.D. Professor, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine
Kouichi Fukase, Ph.D. Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Science
Michisuke Yuzaki, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Keio University School of Medicine
Akihiko Yoshimura, Ph.D. Professor, Keio University School of Medicine
Hiroshi Ito, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Keio University School of Medicine
Takashi Ohshima, Ph.D. Professor, Kyushu University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Yoko Hamazaki, Ph.D. Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
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