Takeshi Matsushita is responsible for medicinal chemistry at PRISM BioLab. He started his career as a medicinal chemist at ONO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., where he experienced a wide range of drug discovery programs including GPCRs and kinases, and contributed to the discovery of several clinical candidates with disease areas including CNS. Prior to joining to PRISM in 2023, he had worked at RaQualia, and mainly targeted ion channels. He received his M.S. degree from Kyoto University.