Yoshihiro Matsuda

PMDA-Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Dr. Matsuda is a pharmacist and a senior scientist for Quality, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA).

He received Ph.D. degree in Medicine from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2003.

He joined the Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices Evaluation Center, the predecessor of PMDA, in 2003 and he is currently responsible for quality assessment of medicines. He was a member of ICH Q9 Expert Working Group, ICH Quality Implementation Working Group (Q-IWG) and ICH Informal Quality Discussion Group (IQDG). He leads Innovative Manufacturing Technology Working Group (IMT-WG) at PMDA and he is a regulatory chair of ICH Q13.