Secretariat, Alumni Association, IDAC
Date Friday, 17 February 2023, 16:00~17:00
Room 7th Floor, Seminar Room 1,IDAC Center for Basic Aging Research
Title Overview and Perspective of Pharmacology Research in Oncology
Speaker Kentaro Ito
Affiliation Oncology Research Lab II, R&D division, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
Organizer Kenji Iemura, Department of Molecular Oncology・ext 8490
Abstract Understanding on tumor biology is astonishingly deepened and expanded by rapid evolution in research technologies. Moreover, clinical success of immunotherapy such as anti–PD-1 antibody proves the importance of immunity in tumor biology and has been changing the standard of care in oncology field. The presenter confronts such a drastic change as an oncology researcher in a pharmaceutical company. In this seminar, we will grasp the overview of R&D in a pharmaceutical company and discuss challenges in drug discovery based on the trends and his experience in target discovery research. The seminar may also provide clues in career development as a researcher in pharmaceutical company.