DIA: Driving Insights to Action

Defining Rational Medicine and Research at DIA Japan 2019

October 11, 2019

Japan’s Clinical Research Act, which came into force in April 2018, codified the term “clinical research” for the first time in the nation’s history. “‘AI’ has become a big buzzword and it is making a huge impact on the way we conduct clinical trials, as well as on various areas of R&D activities,” explains Dr. Takashi Sato, Manager for Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd., and Vice Chair of the 16th DIA Japan Annual Meeting 2019: To deliver rational medicine to all people in the world. “Another one is clinical trial renovation. In five years from now, clinical trials will look very different from what they are now.”