Driving cancer treatment forward
At Sumitomo Pharma Oncology, we dedicate our resources and talent to the pursuit of emerging, purposeful science in oncology through innovative research and industry-leading development.
Research, development, and global collaboration: United in industry-leading and mindset
Our team is relentless in their pursuit of life-changing discoveries. By integrating industry leading research and development with a truly global network of experts, we aim to uncover the most impactful treatments of tomorrow.
“I think we have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of patients. We have all the expertise to excel and significantly contribute to the advancement of oncology research.”
—Steve Warner, Ph.D., Head of Research, Lehi
“Our new integrated organization means that a range of talents are combined in important ways that can result in bringing highly innovative treatments to the market faster than ever.”
—Setsuko Yamamoto, Ph.D., Senior Director, Cancer Research Unit
“Our Discovery team has a unique opportunity to use our passion to advance science that takes us to new, highly meaningful areas of research where we can help patients.”
—Hitoshi Ban, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Cancer Research Unit
A dedication to purposeful research
The philosophy behind our discovery process and our four key areas of research is setting the foundations for tomorrow’s novel cancer therapies.Explore the pillars of our research