Award Name : Prince Mahidol Award
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Medical
Location : Tokyo, Tōkyō, Japan
Akira Endo (born 14 November 1933) is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin drugs, which are some of the best-selling pharmaceuticals in history.He won Prince Mahidol Award in 2014.