The Experts in Animal Health

Brakke Consulting to Present Japan and China Animal Health Industry Overviews at Western Veterinary Conference

DALLAS — A presentation profiling the Japan and China animal health industries will be held by Brakke Consulting at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 18, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.

Yuki Ujimasa, D.V.M., M.S. will discuss important recent developments in the Japanese animal health industry, including reduction of clinical trials for animal medicines by relaxation of regulations and the conditional license for regenerative medicines for animals.  Dr. Ujimasa is President and CEO of AHRMS, Inc., a consulting company in Tokyo, Japan that he established in 2006.   Dr. Ujimasa has also worked as a member of Japan’s VICH Pharmacovigilance expert working group (EWG) and as a member of the VICH electric file format (EFF) EWG.

An introduction to  the Chinese animal health industry will be presented by Jishu Shi, D.V.M., Ph.D. Dr. Shi will discuss the opportunities and challenges in both the food animal and companion animal health markets in China.   Dr. Shi is the principal owner of VaxiAm, LLC., a consulting company focused exclusively on the Chinese Animal Health Market. Among his credentials, Dr. Shi is a professor of immunology for the college of veterinary medicine at Kansas State University and also the director of the U.S.-China Center for Animal Health, which is a training center for the improvement of Chinese animal health education and research.

“Brakke Consulting has promoted our consulting services in Japan since 1987 through our association with Dr. Atsuo Hata and now also through Dr. Yuki Ujimasa.” said Ronald S. Brakke, President of Brakke Consulting.  “In 2012, we formed a partnership with Dr. Jishu Shi to promote our services in China.  We believe these two relationships provide our clients with uniquely qualified insights into the Japanese and Chinese markets for animal health products.”

The registration fee for the two-hour seminar is $300 per person.  To register, contact Jane Morgan at (972) 243-4033.

About Brakke Consulting
Brakke Consulting, Inc. specializes in serving the animal health and nutrition sectors. The company is known for providing strategic, timely information for the animal health industry.  Brakke provides a full range of consulting services, including general consulting, strategic planning, transaction assistance, market research, technology licensing, communications strategies, new business development, and veterinary practice management.  To learn more about Brakke Consulting, visit

About AHRMS, Inc.
AHRMS, Inc. is a leading regulatory and marketing consulting service company for worldwide animal health business industries in Japan.

About VaxiAm, LLC
VaxiAm, LLC is a consulting service company that focuses exclusively on the Chinese animal health market including the food animal and companion animal sectors, biologicals, pharmaceuticals, and product registration.


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