The Sixteenth International Conference on Endothelin, Kobe, Japan, September 22-25, 2019

ET-16 Kobe
Faculty and attendees of the Sixteenth International Conference on Endothelin (ET-16)

Welcome to the official website of the
International Conferences on Endothelin. This website offers information about upcoming and past endothelin conferences, historical information about the discovery of endothelins, and videos of lectures and conference presentations.

Established in 1988, this global biomedical conference – at which the latest in basic science and clinical research on endothelin and endothelin receptor antagonists is presented – has now entered its fourth decade. The conference is held biannually in a rotating fashion in America, Europe, and Asia and is organized by the Endothelin International Advisory Board (ET-IAB). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next conference, the Seventeenth International Conference on Endothelin» (ET-17), will be held as a virtual conference in 2021.

In 2020, Professor Masaki, who discovered endothelin in 1987, passed away after a long illness. Learn more about Professor Masaki and the research that resulted from his discovery in
the review article «Endothelin - 30 years from discovery to therapy». His achievements are remembered in an obituary article «In memoriam: Tomoh Masaki» published in the December 2020 issue of Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association.

Endothelin 25 Years – ET-13 Tokyo 2013
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Official website of ET conferences since 1988