2015 Winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research

Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD

Takashi Kadowaki, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman, the Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo

Dr. Takashi Kadowaki will be awarded a Certificate of Honor, US$150,000 and a Japanese objet d’art at the award ceremony on March 3rd, 2016.

The Selection Committee highly recognized your extensive and groundbreaking contributions over years to many landmark discoveries for understanding the molecular basis of insulin resistance and type2 diabetes.

Dr. Takashi Kadowaki was therefore selected a Prize winner of this year.

~ 2015 Selection Committee Members ~
Dr. Masato Kasuga (Chairman)
National Center for Global Health and Medicine
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. Graeme I. Bell
Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Human Genetics,
The University of Chicago
Bruce M. Spiegelman
Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School