August 1, 2019.





AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship.

This lectureship will recognize an individual scientist whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer, and who embodies the dedication of the Princess to multinational collaborations. The recipient of the Lectureship will present a major award lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego, California, USA.

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The AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship was established and first presented in 2007 in honor of the late Princess Takamatsu of Japan. During her extraordinary life, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamatsu expended tremendous efforts toward the public and humanitarian cause of the eradication of cancer. She is regarded as an honored and respected figure in Japan, the United States, and within the international cancer research community as a whole.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Cancer research.
  • Cancer medicine.
  • Cancer-related biomedical science.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • The deadline for nomination is August 1, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidacy is open to all cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry or government.
  • The lectureship will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the lectureship.
  • Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Self-nominations are prohibited.
  • No regard will be given to age, race, gender, nationality, geographic location or religious or political views.

Opportunity Cost


  • The lecturer will receive an unrestricted honorarium of US $10,000, support for the winner, a guest to attend the AACR Annual Meeting, and a commemorative item serving as tangible witness to the singular honor of his/her selection.

How to Apply

First Step: Eligible nominations must include the following:

  • A nomination letter written in English (Max: 1,000 words), which comprehensively describes the candidate’s novel and significant work in cancer research and dedication to multinational collaborations. Letter must specifically outline the candidate’s current research activity and indicate how their research holds promise for continued substantive contributions to the cancer field. All publications that directly support the mentioned research accomplishments must be referenced within the provided letter.
  • A brief scientific citation (Max: 50 words) highlighting the major scientific contribution(s) justifying the award candidate’s nomination.

Second Step: Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically here, Paper nominations will not be accepted.

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