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Yujin Yamamoto

Patient/Patient Advocate
Patient/Patient Advocate

Bio: Yujin Yamamoto recently graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with a double major degree in Chemistry and Economics. He is an international rare disease patient advocate, working particularly around Hereditary Angioedema (HAE), He recently gave the opening keynote speech for the global HAEi advocacy group conference in Vienna in front of 700 people. Additionally is a member of the Steering Committee for the NPO patient organization HAE Japan, and hopes to improve the treatment environment for rare disease patients in Japan.

Hisanori Yoshida

Publication Manager, CMC
McCANN MDS

Type of Company:
Communications Agency
Professional Degrees: MS
CMPP Certified: (9/2018)

Bio: Hisanori is currently responsible for all publication projects for pharmaceutical companies at McCann MDS CMC Japan. He is involved from the discussion of how the message should be developed from the data and post-acceptance activities of publications and he also covers medical affair support activities including the publication planning and medical strategy support. Evidence base communication and publication projects/planning he work on are supported by his thorough understanding of clinical trials and his scientific research experience. He became certified in 2018 by the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals. Before joining McCann, He has 7 year-experience in project management of medical and pharmaceutical documents at a communication and translation company. The type of document projects he was involved included peer review manuscripts, comprehensive medical manuals, guidelines, and regulatory writings including IB, Protocol, CSR, and CTDs. He also provided consultation to a R&D departments of pharmaceutical companies for documentation efficiency and engaged in scientific discussions, which was considered a specialized service to differentiate his company's service offer. The combination of project management skills and scientific research background is his forte. Hisanori has background in life science, marine biology, obtaining BA in Japan and MSc in Australia. Therapeutic area he has worked on included: oncology, immunology, neurology.