Kazufumi Nakamura (Japan) Venture Partner
Kazufumi Nakamura is a Venture Partner on the Global team, focused on the biotech and life science areas, with over 15 years of healthcare and life sciences experience, spanning business development, investment, entrepreneurship and R&D. Prior to joining MGI, he co-founded a biotech to accelerate innovations through academic institutions in Japan. Previously, he was engaged in business development and conducted scientific evaluation, and license-in and license-out of pharmaceutical products at Santen Pharmaceuticals. Additionally, he was responsible for creating relationships with leading academic institutions and innovators, gaining early access to innovation for Santen. Prior to Santen, he held a number of clinical development roles at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, including the development of neurodegenerative dementia and rheumatoid arthritis programs. He holds a B.S. in pharmaceutical science from Tokyo University of Science, and is a Pharmacist (Japan).