Reiko Yanagihara

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency, Japan

Dr. Yanagihara is review director of the Office of in vitro Diagnostics in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) in Japan. She joined PMDA in 2009 and served as reviewer in the area of biopharmaceuticals, biosimilars and in vitro diagnostics. She is responsible for leading the companion diagnostics working group in PMDA which discusses regulatory issues and the development of relevant guidance.