NNCJ 2013 Best Original Paper Awards announced

To News listTokyo, Japan,Oct 2, 2013

As part of the 3rd Food for Life Science Forum,Nestlé Nutrition Council, Japan held its annual ceremony to announce the recipients of the 2013 Best Original Paper. The master of ceremony was Prof. Keiko Abe, chairperson of the board of directors of NNCJ, who gave four awards of 250.000 JPY to outstanding research publications in the field of Nutritional science. 



The 2013 Award recipients were.    

  • Mr.Masafumi KatayamaTohoku University received an award for his publication entitled "Coffee consumption delays the hepatitis and suppresses the inflammation related gene expression in the Long-Evans Cinnamon rat"
  • Dr.Midori Yatabe from Fukushima Medical University received an award for his publication entitled "Mini Nutritional Assessment as a useful method to predict the development of pressure ulcer among elderly inpatients"
  • Dr.Chisayo Kozuka from the University of the Ryukyus received an award for his publication entitled "Brown Rice and Its Component, γ-Oryzanol, Attenuate the Preference for High-Fat Diet by Decreasing Hypothalamic Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Mice"
  • Mr.Takashi Ieki from the University of Tokyo received an award for his publication entitled "Transgenic labeling of higher order neuronal circuits linked to phospholipase C-β2-expressing taste bud cells in medaka fish"

The NNCJ grants Best Original Paper Awards are attributed annually to young scientists and aim to acknowledge significant research contributions to Nutrition science. For further information of these awards and application guidelines, please click here.

Link to publications abstracts