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Vanguard Award: Dr. Yoshihiro Ono

Dr Yoshihiro Ono received The International Liver Transplantation Society Vanguard Award for best basic science paper in the field of liver transplantation in 2018. The Award, which he received on May 16, 2019, recognizes his work published in Hepatology on the role of dendritic cells in promoting experimental liver transplant tolerance while working as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratories of Drs. Angus Thomson and David Geller in the STI. Dr Ono is now an Assistant Professor , Dept of Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.