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Dennis Lo Wins 2021 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences

Lo received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for developing noninvasive genetic fetal screening tests used by millions of prospective parents worldwide.

Kazutoshi Mori Wins 2018 Breakthrough Prize

Kazutoshi Mori was recognized for his discovery of the unfolded protein response, a cellular quality-control system that detects disease-causing unfolded proteins and directs cells to take corrective measures.

Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins US$3M Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences

Ohsumi, who is an honorary professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, was among the nine winners of the 2017 Breakthrough Prizes.

Singaporean Student Wins US$250K Scholarship With Antibiotic Resistance Video

Deanna See is one of two winners of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge with her video on antibiotic resistance, which earned her a US$250,000 scholarship.

Four Asian Teams Win 2016 Breakthrough Prize In Fundamental Physics

Established by key entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley, the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics went to Japanese, Chinese and Canadian research teams working on neutrino oscillation.