Kenya Honda

Team Leader of the Laboratory for Intestinal Homeostasis at RIKEN IMS Yokohama, Japan. Co-Founder & Scientific Advisory Board Member, Vedanta Biosciences.

Dr. Honda is an inventor of Vedanta’s lead program. He is an expert in innate immune signaling and mucosal immunology. His work has been published in prestigious journals including Nature, Science, and Cell. Dr. Honda is a recipient of the Incitement Award of the Japanese Society for Immunology. He received his M.D. from Kobe University School of Medicine and his Ph.D. from Kyoto University School of Medicine in Japan.