The Second Tomoh Masaki Award (2013)

Katsutoshi Goto, Ph.D. (1943-2017)

During the 25th anniversary meeting of the International Conferences on Endothelin held in Tokyo, Japan, September 8-11, 2013, Katsutoshi Goto, PhD, was presented The Second Tomoh Masaki Award for his contribution to the work that led to the discovery of endothelins as part of Dr. Masaki's team at the University of Tsukuba. The presentation of the award to Dr. Goto and the work that led to it have been summarized in a recent article published in the Endothelin XIII Proceedings.

Dr. Yanagisawa giving the audience a historical perspective on the contribution of the awardee to the discovery of endothelin
and about his personal encounters and scientific work as a PhD student with Dr. Goto.

Dr. Yanagisawa accepting the Second Tomoh Masaki Award from the Conference Chairs
on behalf of Dr. Goto, who was unable to attend the award ceremony.

(1Photographs courtesy of Suzete Sandin, Sherbrooke, Canada)