Report on the 6th (2017) award ceremony

12 June 2018


With generous help from the embassy of France in Japan, our annual award ceremony and reception have taken place at the official residence of the French Ambassador to Japan.

Date May 15 (tue), 2018
Doors open: 5:40 pm. Ceremony: 6:00 pm.
Place Official residence of French ambassador
Hosted by Kiyoko Goto and Paul Bourdarie Cancer Foundation
Supported by Embassy of France in Japan (Ambassade du Japon en France)
TMF(Association Franco-Japonaise pour la communication)

Award ceremony

Greeting from Mr. Laurent Pic, Ambassador to Japan, France
Greeting from Mr. Yasuhiro Fukui , Representative Director of the Foundation
Message from Mr. Paul Bourdarie, Founder
General comments on papers by Dr. Jun Nakajima (*), Chairperson of the Advisory Committee

* Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine

Speech by Dr. Takahiro Tabuchi (*), the winner of the 6th Scientific Prize

* Associate chief, Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer Control Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute

Speech by Dr. Kei Takahashi(*), the winner of the 6th Special Prize

* Project Researcher, Department of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Reception

Delivery of opening toast by Dr. Tetsuya Okunaka (*), a member of Board of Directors of the Foundation

* Vice President of Sanno Hospital, Professor of Thoracic Surgery, International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine

Red wines, as well as Champagne, were donated by the Baron Philippe de Rothschild, a famous first class winery renowned as Chateau Mouton Rothschild, as in previous years.

Press conference

Press conference began at 5:00 pm prior to the ceremony. Attendees were The Nikkei, Kyodo News, Tokyo Shimbun, and Le Petit Journal.