Japan Prize Laureates

Laureates of the Japan Prize



  • 国籍:米国
  • 生年月日:1959年9月7日



2022 Japan Prize受賞者


2018 The Norman L. Letvin Duke CHAVI-ID Scholar Award
2018 Celebration of Innovation Deal of the Year Award, Penn Center for Innovation
2019 Inducted into the Association of American Physicians (AAP)
2021 2021 Wilkins Visiting Professor at the Department of Medicine's Evans Research Days, Boston University School of Medicine 2021
2021 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research, Princess of Asturias Foundation
2021 Inaugural, President's Distinguished Speaker, Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty, University of Pennsylvania
2021 50th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Medical Science, Brandeis University
2021 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology, Cancer Research Institute.
2021 2021 Brandeis University Alumni Achievement Award, Brandeis University
2021 2021 Alexandra Jane Noble (AJN) Awards, Science Impact Award
2021 Epiphany Award, Science Impact Award. Alexandra Jane Noble for the Novim Group
2021 The 2021 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, Albany Medical Center
2021 2021 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, Columbia University
2021 2021 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, Lasker Foundation
2021 CHAV-ID distinguished scientist, Duke University
2021 2021 Advocacy Award, Research!America
2021 Inventor of the Year, International Property Owners Education Foundation
2021 Francis C. Wood Department of Medicine Award for Research, University of Pennsylvania
2022 Prince Mahidol Award, Bangkok, Thailand
2022 Franklin Institute award, Philadelphia, PA
2022 The John Scott Medal and Premium, The City of Philadelphia


1981 Brandeis University, B.A.; M.S. in Biochemistry/Enzymology
1987 Boston University, M.D.; Ph.D. in Immunology/Microbiology


1997-2006 Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2002-2006 Co-Director, Penn Center for AIDS Research, Immunology Core
2006-2013 Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2007-2016 Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC)
2013-2021 Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2017- Director of Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division
2021- Roberts Family Professor of Vaccine Research
2021- Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation


  • Karikó, Katalin; Buckstein, Michael; Ni, Houping; Weissman, Drew "Suppression of RNA recognition by Toll-like receptors: the impact of nucleoside modification and the evolutionary origin of RNA". Immunity. 23(2), 165-175 (2005).
  • Karikó, Katalin; Muramatsu, Hiromi; Welsh, Frank A.; Ludwig, János; Kato, Hiroki; Akira, Shizuo; Weissman, Drew (November 2008). "Incorporation of pseudouridine into mRNA yields superior nonimmunogenic vector with increased translational capacity and biological stability". Molecular Therapy, 16(11): 1833-1840.
  • Kariko, Katalin; Muramatsu, Hiromi; Keller, Jason M.; Weissman, Drew “Increased Erythropoiesis in Mice Injected With Submicrogram Quantities of Pseudouridine-containing mRNA Encoding Erythropoietin”, Molecular Therapy, 20(5), 948-953(2012)