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M. Roy First

Vice President and Therapeutic Area Leader, Transplantation

Astellas Pharma Inc.

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Astellas Pharma Inc.

2-5-1 Nihonbashi-Honcho

Tokyo, Tokyo,103-8411

Japan

Company Description

Astellas Pharma Inc., based in Tokyo, Japan, is a company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. We focus on Urology, Oncology, Immunology, Nephrology and Neuroscie...more

Background Information

Employment History

President

American Society of Transplantation


Chief Medical Officer

Transplant Genomics Inc


President

American Society of Transplant Physicians


Assistant Professor of Medicine In the Division of Nephrology

University of Cincinnati


Affiliations

Michael Reese Hospital

Renal Research Fellow


Organ Donation Committee

Committee


Education

University of Witwatersrand


M.D.


advanced degrees

medicine

South Africa


Web References(65 Total References)


CTI Finds Niche In The Quest for Cures - Cincinnati Enquirer

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Roy First, vice president and therapeutic area head of transplantation for Astellas Pharma Global Development in Northbrook, Ill., says Schroeder and CTI have developed a solid reputation in their specialty niches, especially transplant medicine.
Where Life-changing Therapies Turn First®


People in the News | GenomeWeb

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Roy First
Transplant Genomics has appointed Roy First its chief medical officer in preparation of the company's launch of its first product, the TruGraf Blood Test. First was most recently vice president and therapeutic area leader for transplantation at Astellas Pharma Global Development. He is a past president of the American Society of Transplantation.


Leadership - Transplant Genomics

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Dr. Roy First - Chief Medical Officer
M. Roy First, M.D. was Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Leader, Transplantation at Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc. After graduating from medical school at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, he moved to Chicago in 1972 to take the position of Renal Research Fellow at the Michael Reese Hospital. Read More In 1974, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Cincinnati, later becoming full Professor and Director of the Section of Transplantation, a position that he held until 2002, when he moved to Fujisawa (later Astellas). During his distinguished academic career, Dr. First has published more than 390 articles on transplantation, as well as 39 book chapters and two books. He is a past President of the American Society of Transplant Physicians (ASTP, subsequently AST) and has served on many United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) committees, including chairing the Organ Donation Committee, on the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as a reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), on the NIH Data Safety and Monitoring Board for Clinical Trials in Transplantation, and as a Councilor of the Transplantation Society. Dr. First has been on the editorial board of a number of journals including Transplantation, Transplantation Proceedings, Clinical Transplantation, the American Journal of Transplantation, and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. In 2013 he received the AST Lifetime Achievement Award.


Leadership - Transplant Genomics

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Dr. Roy First - Chief Medical Officer
M. Roy First, M.D. was Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Leader, Transplantation at Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc. After graduating from medical school at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, he moved to Chicago in 1972 to take the position of Renal Research Fellow at the Michael Reese Hospital. Read More In 1974, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Cincinnati, later becoming full Professor and Director of the Section of Transplantation, a position that he held until 2002, when he moved to Fujisawa (later Astellas). During his distinguished academic career, Dr. First has published more than 390 articles on transplantation, as well as 39 book chapters and two books. He is a past President of the American Society of Transplant Physicians (ASTP, subsequently AST) and has served on many United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) committees, including chairing the Organ Donation Committee, on the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as a reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), on the NIH Data Safety and Monitoring Board for Clinical Trials in Transplantation, and as a Councilor of the Transplantation Society. Dr. First has been on the editorial board of a number of journals including Transplantation, Transplantation Proceedings, Clinical Transplantation, the American Journal of Transplantation, and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. In 2013 he received the AST Lifetime Achievement Award.


www.biospace.com

Dr. Roy First Joins Transplant Genomics As Chief Medical Officer
Tweet 4/30/2015 12:30:47 PM BROOKLINE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transplant Genomics Inc. (TGI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Roy First as its Chief Medical Officer as the company moves toward the launch of its first product, the TruGraf Blood Test. Most recently, Dr. First was the Vice President and Therapeutic Area Leader, Transplantation, at Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc. He is a past President of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and recipient of the AST Lifetime Achievement Award. His distinguished clinical and academic career includes professional appointments at major academic institutions and important roles in many organizations, such as the United Network for Organ Sharing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.


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