Sumio Iwanami, Ph.D.



2004- Pharma Licensing Research, Inc., President

     Advisor for Novartis Pharma KK, BD&L 2004-2006


2001-04 Novartis Pharma KK, Head of Licensing.,

     Worked for Novartis Pharma AG to conclude contractual deals with Japanese pharmacos, bio-ventures and academia.


1983-01 Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,

     Corporate License, International Business, Strategic Alliance, Research Alliances, Director,

     Worked to make alliances, to conclude contractual deals with pharmacos, bio-ventures,

     governmental institues and academia outside Japan.


1972-83 Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Research Institute, Senior Chemist.


1971-72 Doctor of Technology, Ph.D., Kyushu University, Faculty of Technology

     Institute of Industrial Science


License Executive Society (LES)

Japan Pharmaceutical Licensing Association (JPLA)