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Keio University Joins Strategic Cooperation in Health

29.11.2018  03:57


Professor Urushihara, Keio University, joins the DK-JPN Health Network, November 28th 2018

The Royal Danish Embassy and Keio University School of Medicine has engaged in regulatory science cooperation to improve internationalization efforts for growth and internationalization.

Professor Urushihara, Keio University joins the DK-JPN Health Network to support bilateral collaboration on the impact of medicines and device regulation on health, the economy and society. As a trained epidemiologist and experience from commercial drug development, Professor Urushihara leads the Division of Drug Development & Regulatory Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Keio University School of Medicine.

The cooperation is part of the economic diplomacy efforts to support growth by innovation in health, and includes study tour to Denmark, joining stakeholders in the health care value chain to discuss cooperation frameworks for commercial clinical trial development, pre- and post-marketing safety activities, and relevant regulations and access requirements.

It is the hope, that the cooperation will foster capability building across the full health and life sciences value chain, expanding evidence-based practice and serve the overall contribution of regulatory science in support of the Danish and Japanese life sciences stronghold, clinical product development and commercialisation. The outcome will be part of upcoming DK-JPN Health Network Symposiums and future academic regulatory science research between Denmark and Japan.

Professor Urushihara, Keio University School of Medicine joins DK-JPN Health Network - Royal Danish Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Joakim Steen Barron-Mikkelsen, Economic Diplomacy in Health, Royal Danish Embassy, Tokyo, Japan