Tamao Endo

Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology


Biomedical Sciences

Endo received the 2017 Japan Academy Prize for his research that has helped to identify the cause of Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy, an autosomal-recessive genetic disorder found almost exclusively in Japan.

(Photo: Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology)

  • 2017 Japan Academy Prize

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