Drug Safety Research Unit Japan (DSRU Japan) is a nonprofitable organization (NPO) established as a corporate body registered to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in 2001.

DSRU Japan worked with a close relationship to former Department ofPharmacoepidemiology, University of Tokyo. The current director of DSRU Japan is Dr. Kiyoshi Kubota, MD PhD FISPE, a former chair of Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Tokyo.


DSRU Japan, originally set up to support Prescription-Event Monitoring in Japan (J-PEM), has widened the mission concept after its establishment.

DSRU Japan is now dedicated to promote better Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology in Japan.

Its current activities embrace scientific researches, therapeutic risk management and education for pharmacoepidemiology in Japan.