To continue to make an ever-more-positive and meaningful difference in the lives of people with unmet medical needs, we concentrate our focus in therapeutic areas where our resources, expertise and technologies are greatest. Our focused therapeutic areas for research are urology, oncology, immunology, nephrology and neuroscience, as well as in new therapeutic areas such as muscle diseases and ophthalmology.

Oncology

Given that cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, oncology has urgent unmet patient needs. It is also an area that has seen the devel...

Urology & Nephrology

Astellas has established a strong presence in the urology area with Harnal®, a treatment for functional symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, as w...

Immunology

Astellas’ heritage is deeply rooted in the field of transplantation, where we remain a leader today, and we continue to dedicate resources in immunolo...

Neuroscience

Addressing the function of the nervous system and brain, neuroscience is a wide-ranging discipline, and one we’ve chosen to focus on due to its many h...

New Areas

By expanding our commitment to new therapeutic areas, we believe we can help even more people living with unmet medical needs. So we’ve begun to dedic...