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Dr Kazuaki Sekiguchi

Head (Head of IQVIA MedTech for Asia Pacific)

Kazuaki Sekiguchi holds a Master’s degree in pharmacy from University of London and Ph.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania.

Kazuaki has clinical development experience of both pharmaceutical and medical device area over 15 years with recent focus on medical device. He has involved with clinical development from both industry and government agency side. He has also involved with Harmonization by Doing (HBD) program and Patient Registry Working Group of International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF).

From this year, he started working with IQVIA as head of MedTech Clinical for Asia Pacific excluding China. His interest is executing more MedTech clinical studies in Asia Pacific to generate regional clinical evidence. 

Presentation Title

Latest Developments in Medical Technology Research in APAC and Globally

The Medical Technology sector has become increasingly important for healthcare. Given the limited medical resources, it is very important to conduct a clinical research in efficient way. COVID-19 has changed the lives of people around the world. In the area of clinical research, the use of digital technology has provided some solutions for efficient execution.

There are variety purposes of a clinical research, such as for scientific exploration, product regulatory approval, regulatory approval conditions, health technology assessment, and so on. Even for the same purpose, many researches are conducted in different regions or countries. Now, it is time for all stakeholders to discuss how efficiently clinical evidence can be collected.


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