Dr. Watanabe performed this work at Dr. Murakami’s laboratory when she was an assistant professor of Pharmaceutics in Osaka-Ohtani University. She has been an associate professor of Clinical Pathology in Josai University since 2018. Her research interest is to develop drug delivery systems for biological drugs. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Pharmaceutical Science from Toyama University in 1996 and 1998, respectively, and received her Ph.D. degree of Medicine from Osaka University in 2002. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Dr. Edward Clark’s laboratories of Immunology in Washington University, U.S.A. from 2003 to 2008.