SOIKEN TO ESTABLISH NEW SUBSIDIARY FOR VIRUS AND FATIGUE BIOMARKER RESEARCH

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Soiken announced on December 5 that it has decided to establish a wholly owned subsidiary in collaboration with Jikei University Professor Kazuhiro Kondo on December 8. To be capitalized at 50 million yen ($415,000), Virus Ikagaku Kenkyusho (provisional name) will proceed with research on viruses such as human herpesvirus with a view to applying them as a biomarker for assessing fatigue.

Japan Corporate News Network (http://www.japancorp.net/Article.Asp?Art_ID=11459)