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Principal Scientist in vivo Pharmacology

San Diego, CA
Start date
Mar 20, 2023

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Science/R&D, Biotechnology, Pharmacology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

Takeda Development Center Americas, seeking a Principal Scientist in vivo Pharmacology in San Diego, CA with the following requirements: Doctorate degree in pharmaceutical sciences, biology or related field or foreign academic equivalent plus 8 years of experience. Prior experience must include: Develop and implement gastrointestinal disease models in animal systems to assess and develop novel agents to treat such diseases as gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome; design and implement complex in vivo studies focused on gastric motility disorders to identify and manipulate novel target biology; contribute to the development and launch of new medications for gastroesophageal reflux disease and other stomach acid-related diseases in various ways including serving as preclinical lead for the global product teams of TAK-390MR and Vonoprazan and the Phase 2 development drug, TAK-906, for the treatment of gastroparesis; lead a team of scientists in the evaluation of new drug mechanisms in gastrointestinal diseases. Up to 5% travel required.

Apply on-line at and search for Req # R0089318.

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San Diego, CA

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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