Announcement of The Keio Medical Science Prize 2020
Oct. 1, 2020 Keio University
Keio University, Japan's oldest private university located in Tokyo, annually awards The Keio Medical Science Prize to recognize researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the fields of medicine or the life sciences. It is the only prize of its kind awarded by a Japanese university, and 8 laureates of this prize have later won the Nobel Prize. The 25th Keio Medical Science Prize is awarded to Dr. Aviv Regev from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Dr. Atsushi Miyawaki from RIKEN, Japan's largest comprehensive research institution.
With the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection, the first online events since the establishment of the prize will be held. The lectures and interviews of both laureates will be available online.
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