Outline as of September 1, 2017

Corporate Name
Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research
1-14-10, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0047, Japan
Date of Foundation
December 9, 2008
Purpose of Establishment
The purpose of Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research is to promote academic fields and science technologies in the field of cancer treatment and contribute to the development and improvement of cancer treatment by making grants/giving awards to innovative/pioneering cancer treatments about cancer chemotherapy, giving awards to outstanding social activities in the field of cancer treatment and making grants to human resource cultivation through the promotion of the latest academic information.
  1. Making grants and giving awards to innovative treatments about cancer chemotherapy.
  2. Giving awards to remarkable social contributions in the field of cancer treatment.
  3. Making grants to pioneering treatments about cancer chemotherapy.
  4. Holding symposia on the latest cancer chemotherapy and making grants to promotion activities through publications.
  5. Other businesses to achieve our objectives.
Chairman of the Council
Tadao KakizoePresident, The Japan Cancer Society
Takao OhnumaProfessor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Teijiro FurukawaChairman of the Board of Directors, Imperial Gift Foundation Boshi-Aiiku-Kai Former Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Takeo SekiyaDirector, Sasaki Institute
Michihiko KuwanoProfessor Emeritus, Kyushu University
Masayuki KobayashiExecutive Director, Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.
President & Representative Director, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Naotaka NishiyamaCorporate Adviser, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Tatsuji IgaProfessor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo Former President, The Japanese Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Misako KojimaFormer President, Seirei Christopher University Former President, The Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing
Morito MondenPresident, Sakai City Medical Center
Tsuguo TakahashiCertified Public Accountant
Takashi SugimuraPresident Emeritus, National Cancer Center
Tetsuo TaguchiProfessor Emeritus, Osaka University
Yukio KobayashiExecutive Advisor, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Tetsuhiko ShirasakaVisiting Professor, Kitasato Institute for Life Sciences, Kitasato University Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokushima
Tadamasa MatsumotoCorporate Adviser, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Yasuhisa MoriyamaCorporate Adviser, Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.