Akira Endo

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1933 –

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Who is Akira Endo?

Akira Endo is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin drugs, which are some of the best-selling pharmaceuticals in history. He was awarded the 22nd Japan Prize in 2006 and the Lasker Award in 2008.

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Born
Nov 14, 1933
Japan
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Tohoku University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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