Two Japanese Nobel Prize Candidates Selected by US Academic Information Service Company September 23, 17:40

The announcement of this year's Nobel Prize will begin on the 5th of next month, but the American academic information service companies are the researchers who are expected to receive the award, both Professor Emeritus Yusuke Nakamura and Professor Makoto Fujita of the University of Tokyo. I chose two people.

Clarivate Analytics, an American academic information service company, analyzes about 50 million research papers, conducts high-profile research, and has 24 researchers from six countries around the world who are expected to receive the Nobel Prize. Was announced.

Among these, among Japanese, Yusuke Nakamura, director of the Cancer Precision Medicine Research Center of the Cancer Research Association and Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, received the Nobel Chemistry Award as a researcher who is expected to receive the Nobel Medical and Physiology Award. Makoto Fujita, a prominent professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, was selected as a promising researcher.

Yusuke Nakamura was praised for being a pioneer in personalized cancer medicine based on mutations in each person's genes, and Mr. Fujita is new by using "self-organization" in which molecules are linked by themselves. The contribution to "supramolecular chemistry" that creates substances was highly evaluated.

To date, 54 of the researchers selected by Clarivate Analytics have won the Nobel Prize.

Mr. Nakamura and Mr. Fujita held an online press conference, and each introduced their research contents.

The announcement of this year's Nobel Prize will begin on the 5th of next month.