JHG Young Scientist Award recognizes articles by young researchers that have made significant contribution to Journal of Human Genetics, thanks to their scientific excellence and impact in the field of human genetics.

We are pleased to announce the winners of JHG Young Scientist Award 2022 as below. We would like to express our warmest congratulations and wish them all the best in the future.


Dr. Yujiro Toyoshima

for the article entitled

SARS-CoV-2 genomic variations associated with mortality rate of COVID-19

Journal of Human Genetics 2020;65:1075–1082


Ms. Caitlin Doherty

Effect of enzyme replacement therapy on the growth of patients with Morquio A

Journal of Human Genetics 2019;64:625–635


Ms. Nicole Pedro

Papuan mitochondrial genomes and the settlement of Sahul

Journal of Human Genetics 2020;65:875–887