Harasawa Research Award
The Awardee will deliver the Harasawa Memorial Lecture on a topic of their choice. This is one of the most important plenary sessions at the APSR Congress in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 November – 2 December 2018.
The Lecture is in memory of the late Dr Michiyoshi Harasawa, the first president of the APSR, who died in September 2002.
The Award includes:
- Return economy airfare from the awardee's usual place of residence to Taipei
- Four nights' accommodation at a Congress-designated hotel
- Complimentary Congress registration
- Invitation to the Gala Dinner (or similar social event) at the Congress
- Commemorative plaque
Nominations for the honour of delivering the Lecture can be made by any member of the APSR and nominees can be any member of the APSR whose work enshrines excellence in respiratory research.
Nominations, including CV and lecture topic, should be sent to the APSR Secretariat (APSRinfo@theapsr.org) and will be considered by the APSR Research Committee.
Self-nominations can be submitted.
Deadline for nominations: 15 June 2018
Previous awardees and their chosen topic at the annual APSR Congress include:
|2003||Dr Masayuki Ando|
|"Summer-type Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis"|
|2004||Dr Hidetada Sasaki||""|
|2005||Dr Shoji Kudoh||""|
|2006||Dr Takayuki Kuriyama|
Department of Respirology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
|"Leading Edge of Molecular Pathogenesis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension"|
|2007||Dr Toshihiro Nukiwa||"The Implication of EGFR Kinase Constitutive Active Mutation in Lung Adenocarcinoma and Molecular Targeted Therapy in Patients of the Far East Asia"|
|2008||Dr Michiaki Mishima||""|
|2009||Dr Masahau Nishimura
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
|"Lessons from the Hokkaido COPD Cohort Study"|
|2010||Dr Mary Sau-Man Ip|
University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
|"Obstructive Sleep Apnea an evolving minefield"|
|2011||Dr Pan-Chyr Yang||""|
|2012||Dr Yoichi Nakanishi|
|2013||Dr Peter Sly|
Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland, Australia
|"Early life origins of chronic lung disease"|
|2014||Dr Kazuhisa Takahashi||"A Challenge to Overcome of Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer"|
|2015||Dr Hiroshi Kimura||""|
|2016||Dr YC Gary Lee|
|"Pleural disease – the past, recent advances and what lies ahead"|
|2017||Dr Takahide Nagase|
|"Respiratory research using cellular, molecular and physiologic approaches"|