Yoshiki Sasai’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 5, 1962

Death Date

Aug 5, 2014

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Aug 5, 2014

Profession

Biologist

The biologist Yoshiki Sasai died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his work in the biology sub-field of stem cell research, this prominent Japanese scientist was the first to successfully grow an embryonic optic cup from human stem cells. He taught at Kyoto University and directed a department of the RIKEN research institute.

He was born and raised in Hyogo, Japan. Tragically, he committed suicide at the age of fifty-two in his research laboratory at the RIKEN institute.