Research Horizons


Takebe Honored With Award From Prime Minister of Japan

Takanori Takebe, MD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, received the inaugural Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) Chairperson Prize.

The award, bestowed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, recognizes Takebe’s leadership in developing innovative methods to produce liver buds from human iPS cells.

In addition to his post at Cincinnati Children’s, Takebe is an associate professor with the Department of Regenerative Medicine at Yokohama City University.