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Doctor Tetsuro

Otsuka's Super people

Dr. Tetsuro Kikuchi is one of Otsuka's 'super people'. Back in the 1980s, his novel idea was to develop a drug to stop dopamine from landing at brain neurons, while also helping dopamine return to the neurons from which it came. He reasoned that this might prevent excess dopamine being released in the first place. After many years of perseverance, Dr Kikuchi’s efforts led to the launch of a drug that has given a new treatment option to millions of schizophrenia sufferers.