Six faculty members of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) received a Prize for Science and Technology or The Young Scientists' Prize in the 2019 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
The Young Scientists' Prize is for junior scientists under 40 years of age with remarkable research outcomes, displaying high aptitude for research and development such as in burgeoning research and research from original viewpoints.
Six Tokyo Tech faculty members were recognized for their daily research activities and outcomes.
Two was awarded the Prize for Science and Technology and four were awarded the Young Scientists' Prize.
In this study, medical nanomachines capable of in vivo diagnosis and treatment with minimal side effects and maximum benefits at necessary sites and the necessary time were developed by integrating various functions including targeting and environmental responsiveness on a platform consisting of efficient synthetic polymers and their molecular assemblies.
[Ichiro Hagiwara, Prize for Science and Technology (Research Category)]