Kimishige & Teruko Ishizaka

Year: 1925-2018, 1926-2019

Kimishige Ishizaka was a Japanese immunologist who, with his wife Teruko Ishizaka, discovered the antibody class Immunoglobulin E (IgE) in 1966. Their work was regarded as a major breakthrough in the understanding of allergies. He was awarded the 1973 Gairdner Foundation International Award and the 2000 Japan Prize for his work in immunology.

Added Date: 03/15/2021