Yoshinori Ohsumi Age, Biography & More » StarsUnfolded
|real name||Ohsumi Yoshinori Ōsumi Yoshinori|
|Profession||Japanese cell biologist|
|Awards/Achievements||• In 2006, received the Japan Academy Award.
• In 2009, received the Asahi Prize (Asahi Shimbun).
• In 2012, received the Kyoto Prize for Basic Science.
• In 2015, received the Gairdner Foundation International Award.
• In 2015, won the International Biology Prize.
• In 2016, won the Wiley Prize for Biomedicine.
• On October 3, 2016, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
|Body Statistics and More|
|high||In centimeters— 168 cm
In meters – 1.68 meters
feet inches- 5′ 6″
|weight||In kilograms – 62 kg
In pounds— 137 lbs
|date of birth||[February91945[1945年2月9日|
|Age (2016)||71 years|
|place of birth||Fukuoka, Japan|
|Zodiac Signs/Sun Signs||Aquarius|
|Country of Citizenship||Japanese|
|University||University of Tokyo|
brother– 4 (all seniors)
elder sister– unknown
|Hobby||Read scientific journals|
|girls, affairs, etc.|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Yoshinori Ohsumi
- Does Yoshinori Ohsumi smoke? :unknown
- Does Yoshinori Ohsumi drink? :unknown
- he was born at the end of the year Second World War in Fukuoka, on the island of Kyushu, Japan.
- At first he Chemical Later he turned his attention to molecular biology.
- He is the youngest of 4 brothers.
- Doctorate degree in 1974 University of Tokyo.
- Before returning to Japan in the late 1980s, he Rockefeller University in New York.
- Ohsumi is credited with being the first scientist to define cell recycling.
- On October 3, 2016, he became the 25th Japanese received a Nobel Prize and 4th drug category.
- The main focus of his work is how cells break down and recycle their contents, called— Autophagy (self-feeding).
- His research can help explain some diseases/disorders such as cancer, Parkinson’s Disease (neurological disorder), Alzheimer’s disease (neurological disorder).
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