Dr Daisuke Fujiwara
Dr Daisuke Fujiwara
General Manager, Health Science Department,
Kirin Holdings

As an author of more than 50 publications, Daisuke’s main research interests are in immunology and microbiology. Throughout his career, he has found a number of novel bio-active compounds or organisms which contribute to human healthy life and was awarded by various academic societies He attended the University of Tokyo, achieving a Ph.D and started out in the central laboratories for Kirin before moving to be a visiting researcher in RIKEN research centre for allergy and immunology, the national research center of Japan. In 2005-2007, he completed his post-doc at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. His current role is to link Kirin’s scientific novel findings to business schemes based upon the credibility of science.

Daisuke will be part of Healthy Ageing session on Day 1.