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Satoshi Omura

Satoshi Omura

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015
Nobel co-recipient: William C. Campbell, Tu Youyou

Award: "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites."

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Satoshi Omura believed in a statement by Shinpei Goto. The latter stated, "leaving money behind is vulgar, leaving industry is mediocre and leaving human resources super". Omura planned to donate his Noble Prize money to Yamanashi University and Science University, Tokyo, Japan.

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Name: Satoshi Ōmura
Birth: 12 July 1935, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Residence: Kitasato University, Tokyo, Japan
Award: "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Nobel Prize Cash & Philanthropy