Yuichi Sugiyama, Ph.D., Scientific Advisor

Professor Sugiyama is in the Department of Molecular Pharmacokinetics at the University of Tokyo. He is the coauthor of more than 550 publications, 270 book chapters and review articles.

Professor Sugiyama’s work focuses on two areas: 1) prediction of drug disposition from in vitro biochemical data. 2) Molecular pharmacokinetics of drug transport in liver, kidney, intestine and brain.

His work has been recognized by numerous prestigious international awards. According to a recent report of ISI Essential Science Indicators, Professor Sugiyama has been ranked as the top (#1) cited scientist in the field of Pharmacology & Toxicology.

He has served as the chairman of many organizations including ISSX and the Japanese Society for Xenobiotic Metabolism and Disposition (JSSX).