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Tokyo Big Sight

Nov 10, 2019 9:30 AM - Nov 12, 2019 5:40 PM

3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063 Japan

16th DIA Japan Annual Meeting 2019

Delivering Rational Medicine for All People in the Globe

[S12] What is Expected to MA/MSL?

Session Chair(s)

Yasuyuki  Katayama, MD, PhD

Yasuyuki Katayama, MD, PhD

Corporate Officer, Country Medical Director and Head of Medical Japan

Pfizer Japan Inc., Japan

Many pharmaceutical companies are reinforcing function of Medical affairs in recent years. In particular, MA/MSL are the core function within medical activity and they have various responsibilities or skills. Also, some groups of pharmaceutical industry made a statement about role or responsibility of MA/MSL. In this session, speakers from academia, pharmaceutical companies and regulatory authority will share their perspective on expectation to MA/MSL. The workshop is designed to discuss what is expected to MA/MSL with participants. D ring this workshop, we will be able to identify common sense or gaps about role of MA/MSL among pharmaceutical industry groups and to clarify position or responsibility of MA/MSL in Japan.


Toshiya  Nishibe, MD, PhD

What is Medical Affairs or Medical Science Liaison? -Questions from Medical Doctor-

Toshiya Nishibe, MD, PhD

Tokyo Medical University, Japan

Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Takamasa  Horio, JD

How MA/MSL Should Be?

Takamasa Horio, JD

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), Japan

Legal Advisor, Compliance and Narcotics Division

Takeshi  Nishimura, PhD

Consensus Statement on MA / MSL activities

Takeshi Nishimura, PhD

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., Japan

Senior Director, Medical Affairs Regional Function Head

Takeshi  Imaoka, MD, PhD

How MA/MSL Good Look Like? – PhRMA Perspective-

Takeshi Imaoka, MD, PhD

Eli Lilly Japan K.K., Japan

Senior Director, Database Research Medicine Development Unit

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