The LEO Foundation Award 2022 – Region Asia-Pacific
Grantee: Dr. Takashi Sakai, Assistant Professor, Oita University
Amount: USD 100,000
Grant category: LEO Foundation Awards
Dr. Takashi Sakai is Assistant Professor at the Department of Dermatology at Oita University, Japan.
He receives the award in recognition of his visionary scientific approach to understanding the triggers and complications of atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a debilitating skin condition that causes inflammation of the skin and affects nearly 20 percent of all people at some point in their life.