By the numbers

600,000

people die each year as a consequence of Hepatitis B.

Personalised Healthcare

The perspective of hepatitis-C patient Kiyotaka Hirose of Japan

Apart from his business life at Chugai, Japan, playing the piano is Kiyotaka Hirose's hobby. Unfortunately, without any warning, he was confronted with a severe diagnosis in 2003.

Lu Gao

Lu, a virologist at our Shanghai site, researches anti-viral molecules for the treatment of the hepatitis B virus.

Miriam Tryatni

As a virologist, Miriam is trying to find a cure for the hepatitis B virus, one of the most common viral infections in the word.

By the numbers

25%

deaths worldwide are caused by infectious diseases

Tags: Infectious diseases