PRESS RELEASE Tokyo, Japan – Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited today announced that its affiliated basis, the Daiichi Sankyo Basis of Life Science* has awarded its 13th Takamine Memorial Daiichi Sankyo Prize to Hidenori Ichijo, Professor, Tokyo University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Takamine Memorial Daiichi Sankyo Prize was set up in November 2003 within the Foundation’s 20th anniversary and in memory of the extensive analysis work of Dr .

‘Old age has been named an independent predictor of worse final result from concussion, but most previous research had been performed on younger adults,’ said lead writer Dr. David Yen-Ting Chen, a radiologist at Shuang-Ho Medical center in New Taipei Town, Taiwan. This scholarly study – – published online Oct. 6 in the journal Radiology – – included 13 older adults, aged 51 to 68, and 13 adults, aged 21 to 30. The participants were assessed four weeks and 10 weeks after suffering a concussion. A significant decline in concussion symptoms – – such as problems with working memory – – was seen among young sufferers between the initial and second assessment. Nevertheless, no such decrease in symptoms was seen in older patients, Colleagues and Chen said in a news discharge from the Radiological Culture of North America.