Dr. Hajime Takashima is responsible for all aspects of chemistry and medicinal chemistry in PRISM BioLab. In addition to managing and promoting pipeline projects and collaboration projects with our partners, he oversees in silico drug design, compound management, and intellectual property management. His specialties are medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, and computational chemistry. Before joinning in PRISM BioLab, he worked on Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. as a project leader and manager from early drug discovery to compound optimization and preclinical stages. He also has extensive experience in joint research with Japanese and oversea pharmaceutical companies. He received his BS and MS from Kyoyo University, and Ph.D. from Kanazawa University.