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Tadaaki Taniguchi

Chief Medical Officer, Astellas

Dr. Tadaaki Taniguchi, MD, Ph.D is Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Astellas. He is an internationally trained surgeon in the field of oncology with extensive industry experience in developing and commercializing innovative medicines as a senior leader in major global pharmaceutical companies. Most recently he was the Senior Vice President, Head of Oncology Business Unit Asia Strategy at AstraZeneca PLC. He is based in the U.S.

Dr. Taniguchi holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the Imperial College London and a Masters Degree from Tottori University School of Medicine. He is a Certified Surgeon and Medical Doctor.