Tasuku Honjo | Ill. Niklas Elmehed. © Nobel Media[/caption] Tasuku Honjo (Born: 27 January 1942, Kyoto, Japan) Affiliation at the time of the award: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Prize motivation: “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 | Nobel Prize 2018 – Prize share: 1/2