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Asia Bio Partnering Forum

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Marina Bay Sands Convention Center
April 24—25, 2024 | SingaporeApril 29—30, 2024 | Virtual

Koji Yashiro
Director at Pacific BD&L at MSD


Koji Yashiro is a director, business development and licensing Asia Pacific region at MSD, where he leads search and evaluation activities across Asia, with a primary focus on early-stage assets in Japan and Korea. He has more than 10 years of business development experience with several global biopharmaceutical companies including Astellas, Bayer and now MSD.

Prior to business development, Koji worked as a researcher in industry for more than 12 years at Astellas, Urogenix Inc in the US, and Higeta Shoyu in Japan. In addition, he conducted recombinant protein expression research at CSIRO Animal Health in Australia and the University of Tokyo. Koji received his PhD in cell and molecular physiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he authored several publications including a first author paper in Nature Neuroscience. Outside of work, Koji competes in master’s level track & field games.

Agenda Sessions

  • Pharma perspectives: breaking barriers to build on opportunities in Asia Pacific


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