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Takeda California is Takeda's Center of Excellence and Innovation for Structure-Based Drug Discovery and Protein Therapeutics. The company combines cutting-edge protein x-ray crystallography, small molecule, antibody, and antibody drug-conjugate capabilities to efficiently generate potential new medicines for treating cancer, inflammatory diseases and metabolic diseases. TCAL also mobilizes frequent company-wide efforts to help local nonprofit organizations, schools and the environment.
Takeda California employees take a stand for healthy living to combat diabetes and lead by example with a company-wide bike ride. The Tour de Takeda makes donations to the American Diabetes Association to match the distance covered by employees. Employees traveled the same distance that would cover the United States from coast to coast.
Takeda California employees, family and friends plant trees, restore trails, and pull invasive plants to make a difference in the environmental. TCAL staff re-establishes local plant life, restoring natural habitats and preserves at three different locations in the San Diego community.
Takeda California hosts Annual Takeda Dog Walk to raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, San Diego. For every mile covered by a person or a dog, Takeda California donates $10 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Diego, supporting breast health research, diagnostics, screening, treatment, services and education for uninsured or underinsured women. $30,000 was raised in Sept 2012.
Takeda California scientists and employees bring cheer and delight to teens at the San Diego Center for Children by hosting a holiday pizza party and providing gifts.