Pharmaceutical research at Asahi Kasei Pharma is centered at our pharmaceutical research complex in Shizuoka, Japan.
Our Pharmaceutical Research Center comprises seven functional areas that manage and conduct research activities ranging from the development of basic drug discovery techniques to drug discovery and drug fostering.

Organization of Pharmaceutical Research Center

  1. Laboratory for Drug Discovery
    Basic drug discovery and screening
  2. Laboratory for Pharmacology — Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Pharmacological evaluation
  3. Laboratory for Pharmacology — Pain Management, Critical Care, and Urology
    Pharmacological evaluation
  4. Laboratory for Medicinal Chemistry
    Compound synthesis and manufacturing processes
  5. Laboratory for Safety Assessment & ADME
    Drug safety and pharmacokinetic evaluation (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion)
  6. Laboratory for Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls
    Formulation research and production, and active pharmaceutical ingredient/drug quality assessment
  7. Research Coordination
    Project management and support
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