Executive Manager of the Research & Development Division
Osamu Chonan, PhD is the Executive Manager of the Research & Development Division and Executive Researcher at Yakult Central Institute. Dr. Chonan was a Director of the Yakult Honsha European Research Center for Microbiology ESV in Belgium during 2005 and 2006. His Professional interests include nutrition, intestinal functioning, and human health. He was a Member of the Macronutrients Panel for the Dietary Reference Intakes in the National Institute of Health and Nutrition in Japan from 2002 to 2004, and from 2008 to 2009.