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Japan Prizes Awarded to two professors from IFReC, Prof. Kishimoto and Prof. Hirano.

The Japan Prize Foundation announced the laureates of its 2011 Japan Prize, one of the world's most prestigious international awards in science and technology. Two professors from IFReC, Tadamitsu Kishimoto, and Toshio Hirano, received this esteemed honor for the categories of bioscience and medical science, for their discovery of interleukin 6 (IL-6).

The 2011 Japan Prize laureates will each receive a certificate of recognition and a commemorative gold medal at an award ceremony during Japan Prize Week in Tokyo on April 20, 2011.

Tadamitsu Kishimoto Toshio Hirano
Tadamitsu Kishimoto Toshio Hirano

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