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May 18, 2015 Japan Prize News No.54
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The 32nd annual prize will honor achievements in “Materials and Production” and “Biological Production and Biological Environment”
January 29, 2014 2014 Japan Prize Laureates Announced
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December 13, 2013 Nomination Process for 2015 Japan Prize Begins
The 31st annual prize will honor achievements in “Resources, Energy and Social Infrastructure” and “Medical Science and Medicinal Science


2015 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

Dr. Yutaka Takahasi helped reduce water-related disasters, Drs. Theodore Friedmann and Alain Fischer were the world’s firsts to propose and clinically prove gene therapy concept

"Resources, Energy and Social Infrastructure" field
Contribution to development of innovative concept on river basin management and reduction of water-related disasters
PhotoDr. Yutaka Takahasi (Japan)
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
"Medical Science and Medicinal Science" field
Proposal of the concept of gene therapy and its clinical applications

PhotoDr. Theodore Friedmann (USA)
Professor of Pediatrics University of California San Diego, School of Medicine

PhotoProf. Alain Fischer (France)
Professor at Collège de France
Director of Institut Imagine, Hôpital Necker-Enfants malades

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Japan Prize News No.54

2015 (31st) Japan Prize Presentation Ceremony Awards were presented to three laureates from the U.S., France and Japan in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress
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