Laureates of the Japan Prize

2021 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

2021 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

"Resources, Energy, Environment, Social Infrastructure" field
Development of High-Efficiency Silicon Photovoltaic Devices

PhotoProf. Martin A. Green (Australia)
Professor, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

"Medical Science, Medicinal Science" field
For their pioneering work in conceptualizing a multi-step model of carcinogenesis and its application and impact on improving cancer diagnosis and therapy

PhotoProf. Bert Vogelstein (USA)
Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhotoDr. Robert A. Weinberg (USA)
Member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


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