Nobel Prize – Physiology or Medicine 2016, Yoshinori Ohsumi for Mechanisms of Autophagy
Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine
Yoshinori Ohsumi wins medicine Nobel Prize
'Self-Eating Cell' Research Wins Nobel in Medicine
Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For His Work On Autophagy
Yoshinori Ohsumi is a Japanese cell biologist specializing in autophagy, the process that cells use to destroy and recycle cellular components. Ohsumi is a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology's Institute of Innovative Research. He received the Kyoto Prize for Basic Sciences in 2012, the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, and the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.