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 June 4 (tue), 2019(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 de France au Japon)
TTMF(Association Franco-Japonaise pour la communication)


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
* Vice director, Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital
Speech by Dr. Tadashi Akiba (*), winner of the Scientific Prize
* Executive Director, The Jikei University Chief, The Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital
Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The Jikei University
Speech by Dr. Sachie Hiratsuka-Nakamura(*), winner of the Special Prize
* Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Shinshu University School of Medicine


Delivery of opening toast by Dr. Tetsuya Okunaka (*), 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

After the ceremony, a mini concert was held by the pianist Aki Muramatsu and the violinist Ran Matsumoto.