2013 Winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research

Bruce M. Spiegelman, PhD

Bruce M. Spiegelman, PhD

Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr. Bruce M. Spiegelman will be awarded a Certificate of Honor, US$150,000 and a Japanese objet d’art at the award ceremony on January 17, 2014.

The Selection Committee highly recognized his extensive and groundbreaking contributions over years to many landmark discoveries in adipocyte biology and energy homeostasis which serve as the basis of fundamental understanding of type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Bruce M. Spiegelman was therefore selected a Prize winner of this year.

~ 2013 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