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 the French ambassador to Japan
Hosted by Kiyoko Goto and Paul Bourdarie Cancer Foundation
Supported by Embassy of France in Japan (Ambassade de France au Japon)
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


Opening Toast by Dr. Tetsuya Okunaka, member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation

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.