Satoshi Ōmura

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Satoshi Ōmura
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Satoshi Ōmura, Nobel Laureate in medicine in Stockholm December 2015
Native name大村 智
Born (1935-07-12) 12 Julie 1935 (age 84)
Nirasaki, Yamanashi, Japan
NaitionalityJapanese
Alma materUniversity of Yamanashi
Tokyo Varsity o Science (M.S., Sc. D.)
Varsity o Tokyo (Ph.D.)
Kent forAvermectin an Ivermectin
AwairdsJapan Academy Prize (1990)
Koch Gold Medal (1997)
Gairdner Global Health Award (2014)
Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine (2015)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsKitasato Varsity
Wesleyan Varsity
Academic advisorsKoji Nakanishi
Max Tishler

Satoshi Ōmura (大村 智, Ōmura Satoshi, born 12 Julie 1935) is a Japanese biochemist. He is kent for the discovery an development o various pharmaceuticals oreeginally occurrin in microorganisms. In 2015, he wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine jyntly wi William C. Campbell an Tu Youyou.