G. Hotamisiligil, Danone International Prize for Nutrition laureate
Pr. Gokhan Hotamisligil has been awarded in April 2014 with the 9th Danone International Prize for Nutrition (DIPN) for its work on nutrition and inflammation.
Initiated by Danone in 1997, with the support of the french Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, the Danone International Prize for Nutrition is part of the initiatives undertaken by the Danone Institute International to support reseach in nutrition.
The Prize with a dotation of 120000 euros has been awarded every two years since 1997 to a scientist conducting outstanding studies in Human Nutrition. The candidate selection procedure, based on the one used by the most renowned international Prizes is rigorous, objective and transparent.
Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, 9th recipient of the Danone International Prize for Nutrition.
Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, MD, PhD is the 9th recipient of the Danone International Prize for Nutrition. He is chair of Harvard University’s School of Public Health Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases and James S. Simmons Professor of Genetics and Metabolism.
He is an internationally recognized leader in nutrition science, and through his discoveries he has generated major insights regarding metabolism and immunity.