Honjo

Honjo

(hōn`jō), city (1990 pop. 59,098), Saitama prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Tone River. It is an agricultural center and a market for raw silk.
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- Startups (lead author: Yuji Honjo, Chuo University)
(5.) Costa LS, Zandona-Teixeira AC, Montenegro MM, Dias AT, Dutra RL, Honjo RS, et al.
Immunotherapy, in particular, was selected as the breakthrough therapy of 2013 in the field of cancer treatment and for which researchers James Allison and Tasuku Honjo recently won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
Allison and Tasuku Honjo were honored for advancing cancer treatment by using the host's immune system to arrest or limit cancer.
In fact, this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to James Allison and Tasuku Honjo, who discovered the key genes of this mechanism.
19 Oji Y, Inohara H, Nakazawa M, Nakano Y, Akahani S, Nakatsuka Si, Koga S, Ikeba A, Abeno S, Honjo Y: Overexpression of the Wilms' tumor gene WT1 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Contact: Daisuke Niimori, Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1, Honjo, Kumamoto, 860-8556 Japan
Takehiro Honjo, Representative Director and President of Osaka Gas, proclaimed the formal christening.
Allison and Tasuko Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation."
The Nobel Prize was awarded to Professor Tasuku Honjo of Japan and US researcher James P Allison in recognition for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.