Yoshinori Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2016
Special Appointed Professor (Honorary Professor), Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

He is a professor specializing in Autophagy at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.

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