Press Release & Update
Announcement of Organizational Changes and Personnel Changes
The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University (hereinafter,”Biken”) announced that the following organizational changes and personnel changes were implemented as of today.
|New Title||Name||Former Title|
|Assistant Director,Division Manager of Production||Sadao Manabe||Division Manager of Production|
|Assistant Director,Division Manager of Business Development||Hiroyuki Fujita||Division Manager of Business Development|
|Division Manager of Marketing and Information||Isao Fuke||Division Manager of Quality, Safety and Regulatory Affairs|
|Division Manager of Quality, Safety and Regulatory Affairs||Hitoshi Fukuda||Division Manager of Marketing and Information|
Biken has a long history stretching back to its establishment in 1934. Since then, it has been engaged in the development, production, and supply of a wide variety of important vaccines based on the results of pioneering basic research activities conducted by the Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University for more than 80 years. Through these efforts, Biken has contributed to the prevention of infections both in Japan and overseas. The principal Biken vaccines include the varicella vaccine and influenza vaccine. Biken continues to place a premium on public welfare and to the further development of its work. Biken is committed to ensuring the continuous and stable supply of high-quality vaccines through the dedicated efforts of its personnel. Moreover, Biken will promote its work in order to improve global health and quality of life (QOL) through the development and supply of innovative next-generation vaccines.
Miho Maruoka, Public Relations Section