2008 Winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research
C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Chief Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism,
Joslin Diabetes Center
Mary K. Iacocca Professor, Harvard Medical School (USA)
The Selection Committee highly recognized his extensive and most valuable contributions over years of research from the discovery of alteration insulin receptors in the disease state to the generation of tissue-specific insulin receptor knockout mice, all having an enormous impact on our understanding for the mechanism of insulin action as well as insulin resistance.
Dr. C. Ronald Kahn was therefore selected a Prize winner of 2008