Ezose Sciences is a young, highly motivated and dynamic company. The focus of Ezose Sciences is to act as your glycan analysis partner to provide services for glycoform analysis in bioprocessing and biomarker discovery. We provide these services through application of our proprietary platform technologies that enable high-throughput glycan analysis. Ezose Sciences’ management team has decades of experience in biological research. More than half of staff members hold doctorate degrees in Molecular Biophysics, Biochemistry and related scientific fields.

Ryuichi Kiyama, Ph.D.
Chairman & CEO

Dr. Ryuichi Kiyama serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ezose Sciences. He is also a Vice President of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., where he serves as Head of the Diagnostics Division that oversees Ezose’s operations. Dr. Kiyama has over 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries. Previously, he held several senior management positions in Shionogi, including Head of Medicinal Chemistry and Head of Research Planning within Discovery Research Laboratories, and corporate roles as Head of Corporate Planning and Head of Business Development. Dr. Kiyama earned his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from Kyushu University, Japan.

Hidehisa Asada, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Vice President, Research and Development

Dr. Hidehisa Asada’s overall responsibility is for the Company’s Research and Development along with managing the product line. Dr. Asada joined Ezose Sciences Inc. since its incorporation in March, 2009 and serves as a Company Officer. Prior to joining Ezose Sciences Inc., he had been working at Shionogi & Co., Ltd. both for Therapeutics and Diagnostics, on research and licensing projects. As a project leader of Diagnostics, he led the team for the global development of Brain Natriuretic Peptide test at Oslo University, Glasgow University, Mayo Clinic and Framingham Heart Study. Since 2007, he initiated the project for the establishment of the technology based spin-off company with Hokkaido University and launched Ezose Sciences Inc. with the foundation by Shionogi & Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. Dr. Asada received a Ph.D. in Immune Biology from Gifu Pharmaceutical University and an M.B.A. from Kansei Gakuin University in Japan.

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