2014 Award

Mr. Takashi Shoda, president of the Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation gave the opening address and presented the 2014 Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research to Dr. Daniel J. Drucker, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld -Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital, on February 10, 2015 at a ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan.

Dr. Drucker received a Certificate of Honor, US$150,000, and a Japanese objet d'art.

Dr. Daniel J.Drucker at Award Ceremony, February 10, 2015 in Tokyo
Dr. Daniel J.Drucker at Award Ceremony,
February 10, 2015 in Tokyo

Dr. Masato Kasuga, the chair of the Selection Committee presented the reasons for bestowing the 2014 Prize to Dr. Daniel J. Drucker

Dr. Drucker’s award lecture was entitled “Pleiotropic metabolic actions of enteroendocrine peptide”

Dr. Danil J. Drucker at Award lecture Dr. Danil J. Drucker at Award lecture
Dr. Daniel J. Drucker with Selection Committee Members
Dr. Daniel J. Drucker with Selection Committee Members

Seated, left to right

Masato Kasuga
Chairman of the Selection Committee
National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Daniel J. Drucker
Winner of the prize
University of Toronto,
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Canada
Mrs. Cheryl F. Rosen Drucker
Spouse of the prize winner
Takashi Shoda
President, Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation

Back row, left to right

Toshikazu Honda
Managing Director, Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation
Masakazu Haneda
Member of the Selection Committee
Asahikawa Medical University