2012 Winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research

Graeme Ian Bell, PhD

Graeme Ian Bell, PhD

Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and
Human Genetics,
The University of Chicago

Dr. Graeme I. Bell will be awarded a Certificate of Honor, US$150,000 and a Japanese objet d’art at the award ceremony on February 5, 2013.

The Selection Committee highly recognized his extensive and groundbreaking contributions over many years to many landmark discoveries in diabetes research utilizing the powerful technologies of molecular biology and genetics.

Dr. Graeme I. Bell was therefore selected a Prize winner of this year.

~ 2012 Selection Committee Members ~
Dr. Takashi Kadowaki (Chairman)
Professor, Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,
Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Director of the University of Tokyo Hospital
Dr. Itaru Kojima
Professor of Cell Biology,
Institute for Molecular & Cellular Regulation,
Gunma University
Dr. Masakazu Haneda
Professor, Department of Medicine,
Asahikawa Medical University
Dr. Carl Erik Mogensen
Professor emeritus,
Department of endocrinology and Internal Medicine, NBG
Aarhus University Hospital
Dr. Masato Kasuga
National Center for Global Health and Medicine