Caris Life Sciences: Andreas Tsukada
Andreas Tsukada has joined Caris Life Sciences as senior vice president, president of Japanese operations and head of international. In his new role, Tsukada will oversee operations, market development, regulatory strategy, biopharma partnerships, and strategic initiatives in the region, as well as support Caris' molecular profiling collaboration with the National Cancer Center Japan for the MONSTAR-SCREEN-2 of SCRUM-Japan, the largest cancer genomic screening consortium in the country.
Before joining Caris, Tsukada was general manager and representative director for Japan at Guardant Health. He has over 20 years experience in oncology and diagnostics across the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, including working with Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he directed clinical NGS partnerships. Prior to that, Tsukada worked for Merck Biopharma in Japan leading the oncology business unit.