Tadataka Yamada

Tadataka Yamada
  • Director and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer
    Takeda Pharmaceutical

Former: President, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, led efforts to help develop and deliver low-cost, life-saving health tools for the developing world; Chairman, Research and Dev. and Member, Board, GlaxoSmithKline; Chairman, Dept of Internal Medicine, Univ. of Michigan Medical School; Physician-in-Chief, Univ. of Michigan Medical Center. With Takeda, oversees investments in R&D and business development. Former: President, American Gastroenterological Association; Association of American Physicians; Member, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, US. Member: Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science, US; Academy of Medical Sciences, UK. Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).