27 June 2018: Sysmex, the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe, and Kyoto University Begin Joint Research on Technologies for Diagnosing Immunological Diseases

Sysmex Corporation (HQ: Kobe, Japan: Chairman and CEO: Hisashi Ietsugu), the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation at Kobe1 (Location: Kobe, Japan; President: Tasuku Honjo) and Kyoto University (Location: Kyoto, Japan; President: Juichi Yamagiwa) have begun joint research related to the Drug Discovery Innovation Program: Developing Technologies for Diagnosing Immunological Diseases, which the Foundation is promoting. Through joint research, the three organizations aim to create a diagnostic system that will enable the early detection of autoimmune disease and chronic inflammatory disease.