The prize is for distinguished services in life science research, especially health, and stands at 20 million Yen (~200.000 €). This year’s winners: Professor Tadaomi TAKENAWA of Kobe University, a researcher at Kobe University Medical Department who studies phosphoinositol-related signal transduction by mass spectrometry, and Professor Yoshinori WATANABE of the University of Tokyo whose focus is on chromosome dynamics

Uehara Memorial Foundation press release, December 2012