Keiichi Masuya was born in Hokkaido, Japan, in 1969. He received his degree in chemistry from the Tokyo University of Science and the Ph.D. degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. In 1998, Masuya was with the research center of Mitsubishi Pharma in Japan. In 2001, he joined as a Research Investigator the Novartis Institute of Tsukuba in Japan. In 2005, Masuya worked as Senior Research Investigator at Novartis Institute in Basel, Switzerland. Presently, he is a Group and Project Leader in Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research Basel. He is mainly interested in medicinal chemistry, organic synthetic chemistry, and oncology.
Biography Updated on 22 March 2011