Lessons from Global Health: A presentation by Tadataka Yamada, M.D.

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The Early Translational Research program of UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) presents

Tadataka Yamada, M.D.

Executive Vice President and Board Member,
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Lessons from Global Health

Friday, February 8th, 10:00-11:00am | Event Flyer
Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, UCSF Mission Bay Campus

RSVP requested

In his current role at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada is responsible for all of Takeda's research and development activities. He chairs the Corporate Management Operating Committee that oversees all investments in research and development, business development and in-licensing. Previously, as President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program, Dr. Yamada oversaw grants totaling $9 billion in programs directed at applying technologies to address major health challenges of the developing world. Dr. Yamada's previous roles have included Chairman, Research and Development and a Member of the Board of Directors of GlaxoSmithKline; and Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of the University of Michigan Medical Center.

This event is free and open to the public.