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JSI Honorary Member Tasuku Honjo and James P. Allison awrded the 2018 Nobel Prize

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Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D.
Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D.

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James P. Allison, Ph.D.
James P. Allison, Ph.D.

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JSI congratulates Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo (JSI Honorary Member) and American immunologist James P. Allison on being awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in
Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.

 

 Dr. Honjo discovered a molecule PD-1, which has the immune regulatory function and has conducted the pioneering research leading to novel approaches of cancer
treatment.

 

Dr. Honjo is the 26th Japanese Nobel laureate following Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi (2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Tokyo Institute of Technology) and the 5th
Japanese winner of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

 

The
2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release
(The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize)

 

Biography of Dr. Honjo (The Web
Site of Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University)

 

International Immunology presents a special Virtual Issue comprising Review articles published on the topic of immune checkpoints in cancer.
https://academic.oup.com/intimm/pages/immune_checkpoints

 

 

The Japanese Society for Immunology
Committee on Public Information
Committee Chairperson
Satoshi Uematsu

 


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JSI Honorary Member Tasuku Honjo and James P. Allison awrded the 2018 Nobel Prize

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