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Maruho Research Award

Maruho inherited the “Galderma Award”, established by Galderma to support upcoming researchers and open to fundamental and clinical research papers related to dermatology. Maruho has operated this award since the name of the award changed to the Galderma-Maruho Research Award from 2017 and to the Maruho Research Award from 2020.

For more information about the Maruho Research Award, please visit this website (Japanese)

Master of Dermatology (Maruho)

Maruho established this prize in 2010 to recognize dermatologists who have made outstanding achievements in clinical dermatology and contributed to the development of the field of clinical dermatology in Japan. From 2017, the prize was renamed “Master of Dermatology (Maruho)” and jointly operated with the Japanese Dermatological Association. The Japanese Dermatological Association receives applications for the prize. Candidates are selected by the Association’s selection committee based on the criteria of people who have made a great contribution to the development of dermatology in Japan through clinical, dermatological research, human resources development, social contributions, etc. The prize winner will be selected at the Association’s executive board meeting and is planned to be announced at an award ceremony and lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Dermatological Association.

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Cultural Works

As one of our social contributions, Maruho has actively engaged in archiving the knowledge that surrounds the company in society. One example is the continuous support of creations and publications of haiku poetry.
From 1994 to 2014, Maruho periodically published the haiku digest "Haidansho" with edited contributions from hundreds of haiku groups in Japan.
Maruho's cultural works are presented in the following Japanese content.

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