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pharmaceutical executive , Pharmacist

Hiroshi Koga, Japanese pharmaceutical executive, pharmacist. Achievements include design of a first new quinolone norfloxacin and fleroxacin; design of a first acid-stable nonpeptide motllin agonist, General Motors-611.

Background

Koga, Hiroshi was born on July 10, 1946 in Kumamoto-ken, Japan. Son of Jiichiro and Tsuya Koga.

Education

Bachelor, Kumamoto University, Japan, 1969. Master, Kumamoto University, Japan, 1971. Doctor, Tokyo University, 1976.

Career

Researcher Kyorin Pharmaceutical Limited company, Tokyo, 1975—1982. Researcher, senior researcher Chugai Pharmaceutical Limited company, 1982—1992, principal researcher, 1992—2001. President JNP Laboratory Inc., Saitama, Japan, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of a first new quinolone norfloxacin and fleroxacin. Design of a first acid-stable nonpeptide motllin agonist, General Motors-611.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, 1996, Quantitative structure–activity relationship and Drug Design: New Developments and Applications, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Nobuko Koga; children: Hideyuki, Sachiko.

father:
Jiichiro Koga

mother:
Tsuya Koga

spouse:
Nobuko Koga

child:
Hideyuki Koga

child:
Sachiko Koga