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Support for Research Foundations

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma provides financial assistance to the SENSHIN Medical Research Foundation and the Japan Foundation for Applied Enzymology as a means of funding research in a broad range of fields including medicine, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and the physical sciences. By providing support for the activities of both foundations, the Company works to promote research and provide information that benefits medical treatment and public health.

SENSIN Medical Research Foundation

This foundation was established in 1968 with support from the former YOSHITOMI PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD. The foundation aims to contribute to the medical treatment and health of consumers. To that end, the foundation promotes advanced research in the fields of medicine and pharmacology, providing grants, commendations, etc., for pharmacopsychiatry research, hematological research, and circulatory research.
In fiscal 2018, the foundation provided 102 grants with a total amount of 135.0 million yen. For further information about the supported research and grant recipients, please refer to the foundation's website. (https://www.smrf.or.jp) (Japanese only)

Japan Foundation for Applied Enzymology

This foundation was established in 1964 with support from the former Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd. The foundation aims to contribute to the development of various fields in the life sciences in Japan by supporting research in a wide range of academic fields, from fundamental analysis of molecules affecting the regulation and maintenance of biological functions, such as enzymes, to applied research. To that end, the foundation provides support for enzyme research and grants for young researchers in four fields.
In fiscal 2018, the foundation provided 132 grants with a total amount of 73.0 million yen. For further information about the supported research and grant recipients, please refer to the foundation's website. (https://www.jfae.or.jp/) (Japanese only)