Dr. Hiroshi Ishikawa
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Born in February 1947.
Graduated from Chiba University, Department of Chemistry, with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970.
Joined Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. in 1972.
Studied chemistry at School of Science, The University of Tokyo, from 1973 until 1975. Obtained a Ph.D. in Science from The University of Tokyo in 1981.
Initiated research for novel anti-tuberculosis drugs in 1982, after returning to Otsuka Pharmaceutical.
Appointed Director of Microbiological Research Institute at Otsuka Pharmaceutical in 2001.
Currently working as Fellow in Otsuka’s Pharmaceutical Business Division since 2010.