Opportunities in Japan for Cell and Gene Therapy

Opportunities in Japan for Cell and Gene Therapy
This webinar will provide a high-level overview of the regulatory environment for Cell and Gene Therapy in Japan, including market dynamics and challenges in this area.

Date: 14 October 2021
Time: 12noon - 1pm (BST)

Note: this webinar will not be available for on-demand access post-event.


During this webinar you will see an introduction of the Japanese landscape for Cell and Gene Therapy, including the regulatory framework and requirements, the challenges and some recommendations based on our long experience in the market. This will provide you with the essential updated tools for forming your Japan Regulatory strategies and discuss the cultural differences when working with Japanese companies. 

Learning objectives 

  • Learn about the Japanese Cell and Gene Therapy market dynamics
  • Understand what are the regulatory requirements
  • Know how to overcome such difficulties based on experience

Target audience

This webinar will be suitable for professionals at all levels involved in developing Cell and Gene therapy drugs in Japan, leaders of small and medium companies planning to enter Japan market or clinical development and regulatory professionals.


Dr. Mohamed Oubihi is a well-known expert in the Pharmaceutical Industry with unique expertise in the Japanese Market. He has over 20 years professional experience in the bio and pharmaceutical industry working for companies such as Biogen, Novo, Abbvie and Amicus. He has been involved in the areas of Regulatory Affairs, Drug Development and Business Development. Mohamed with his entrepreneurial streak, command of the Japanese language and wide connections in Japan, has successfully led over 40 small and medium pharmaceutical companies to break into the Japanese market.

Mohamed is the President and CEO of YAKUMED, a company that is specialized in the Japanese pharmaceutical and cell/gene therapy market. YAKUMED provides a wide range of strategic and operational services spanning commercial, regulatory affairs, pricing, safety, drug development and business development areas. YAKUMED has a multidisciplinary team of highly respected Japanese experts and Business Leaders.


This course offers 1 CPD hour for successful completion, to learn about why CPD is important visit the Lifelong Learning page.

Please note, this webinar will not be recorded.  

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