Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases



The Eicosanoid Research Foundation names Takao Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D., as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th International Conference on Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases in recognition of his pioneering research uncovering the molecular mechanisms of the leukotriene pathway and elucidating the molecular signal transduction of Leukotriene B4.

Dr. Takao Shimizu, MD, PhD (see biography)

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Faculty of Medicine

University of Tokyo



16th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (St. Petersburg 2019)
Yusuf A. Hannun, M.D.

Bioactive Sphingolipids: Discovery, Foundations, Principles, Developments

Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

Lina Obeid, M.D.

Bioactive sphingolipid metabolism and role in disease

Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

15th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Puerto Vallarta 2017)
Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D., DSc

Decoding New Lipid Mediators and Mechanisms in Resolution of Inflammation, Infections and Tissue Regeneration

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass

14th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Budapest 2015)
Shuh Narumiya, M.D., Ph.D.

My adventures in prostaglandin research

Global Center of Excellence Programs, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

13th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Puerto Rico 2013)
Charles A. Dinarello, M.D.

Reducing Inflammation by Blocking Interleukin-1

University of Colorado, Division of Infectious Diseases, Aurora, Colo.

12th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Seattle 2011)
Raphael Mechoulam, M.D.

Chemistry Biology of cannabinoids and endocannabinoids

Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel

11th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Cancun 2009)
K. Frank Austen, M.D.

Roles of Leukorienes, formerly known as SRS-A, in asthma and pulmonary disease

Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

10th International Bioactive Lipids Conference (Montreal 2007)
John A. Oates, M.D.

Elucidation of the metabolism and biosyntheses of eicosanoids and development of new approaches to quantifying their production in humans

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.

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