Tokyo, Japan, September 8-11, 2013



The Second Tomoh Masaki Award (2013)





The Second Tomoh Masaki Award (2013) was presented to Katsutoshi Goto, PhD,
at the Thirteenth International Conference on Endothelin in Tokyo






Dr. Yanagisawa tells the ET-13 audience about his experiences with his mentor, Dr. Goto, at the Tomoh Masaki Award ceremony. Click on link to access an article with historical information about Tomoh Masaki, the award's name holder




ET-13 Young Investigator Awards


A record number of a total of 69 ET-13 Young Investigator Awards or Travel Grant Awards were presented at the Thirteenth International Conference on Endothelin in Toyko to early career investigators in recognition of the excellence of research presented at ET-13 to investigators from countries from all continents.






The ET-13 Young Investigator Award or Travel Grant Award was presented to investigators aged 37 and younger in recognition of the excellence of research presented at ET-12. A total number of 69 awards was presented to young investigators from 29 countries. Bambang Widyantoro (7th from the left), after ET-10, ET-11, and ET-12, was awarded an Young Investigator Award for the fourth time in a row at an endothelin conference.



Click on link to access article on the essential role of young investigators in endothelin research




ET-13 Awards for Best Presentation



The newly established Awards for the Best Presentation in the oral presentation and poster category were again
presented to young investigators at the Thirteenth International Conference on Endothelin




The award for the best oral presentation was presented to Dr. Johannes P. Backs, University of Heidelberg, Germany




Dr. David J. Durgan, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, U.S.A., received the Best Poster Presentation Award


Click on link to access article on the essential role of young investigators in endothelin research