Dr. Bruce M. Spiegelman
2013 Winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research

The Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation is pleased to announce the 2013 winner of the International Prize:

Bruce M. Spiegelman, PhD
Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr. Bruce M. Spiegelman will be awarded a Certificate of Honor, US$150,000 and a Japanese objet d’art at the award ceremony on January 17, 2014.

The Selection Committee highly recognized his extensive and groundbreaking contributions over years to many landmark discoveries in adipocyte biology and energy homeostasis which serve as the basis of fundamental understanding of type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Bruce M. Spiegelman was therefore selected a Prize winner of this year.


~ 2013 Selection Committee Members ~

Dr. Takashi Kadowaki (Chairman)

Professor, Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,
Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Director of the University of Tokyo Hospital

Dr. Itaru Kojima

Professor of Cell Biology,
Institute for Molecular & Cellular Regulation,
Gunma University

Dr. Masakazu Haneda

Professor, Department of Medicine,
Asahikawa Medical University

Dr. Carl Erik Mogensen

Professor emeritus,
Department of endocrinology and Internal Medicine, NBG
Aarhus University Hospital

Dr. Masato Kasuga

President,
National Center for Global Health and Medicine

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