Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by: 

Cayman Chemical


Shuh Narumiya, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Program Leader
Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Programs
Center for Frontier Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan

For his outstanding and tireless contributions to molecular biology and pharmacology of the prostanoid receptors as well as signal transduction and functions of the small GTPase Rho and its effectors.


Previous Awardees:

13th International Bioactive Lipids Conference

San Juan, Puerto Rico – November 3 - 6, 2013

Charles A. Dinarello, M.D.
Reducing Inflammation by Blocking Interleukin-1
University of Colorado, Division of Infectious Diseases, Aurora, CO


12th International Bioactive Lipids Conference

Seattle, Washington – September 18 – 21, 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, Mexico – October 25 – 28, 2009
K. Frank Austen, Ph.D.
Roles of Leukorienes, formerly known as SRS-A, in asthma and pulmonary disease
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

10th International Bioactive Lipids Conference

Montreal, Canada - September 16-19, 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 Univeristy School of Medicine, Nashville, TN