The LEO Foundation Award 2019 – Region Asia Pacific
Grantee: Dr. Tetsuro Kobayashi
Amount: USD 100,000
Grant category: LEO Foundation Awards
Dr. Tetsuro Kobayashi is a Research Scientist at the Laboratory for Innate Immune Systems, RIKEN, Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS), Yokohama, Japan.
Dr. Tetsuro Kobayashi receives the award for his research in understanding the interaction between microbes and the immune system in skin.
Young Scientists Program
Grantee: Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology
Amount: EUR 15,000
Grant category: Education and awareness grants
The mission of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID) is to advance the position of dermatology in the interdisciplinary world and to enhance the quality of science and research presentations in dermatology for the purposes of maintaining healthy skin and further advancing the treatment of skin diseases.