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IUPHAR Lecturers in Analytical Pharmacology

The IUPHAR Lecturer in Analytical Pharmacology was founded by Sir James Black following the XII International Congress of Pharmacology in Montréal, Canada in 1994.  The quadrennial recipient is selected by the Nomenclature Committee of IUPHAR to recognize investigators who have made significant advances in identifying, defining and exploiting novel drug targets.

6th IUPHAR Lecture in Analytical Pharmacology, 2018, Kyoto, Japan
Bryan Roth Bryan L. Roth
Towards a molecular understanding of drug action at GPCRs
5th IUPHAR Lecture in Analytical Pharmacology, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
Arthur Christopoulos Arthur Christopoulos
Adventures in allostery:  From function to structure
IUPHAR 50th Anniversary Lecture, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paul Vanhoutte Paul Vanhoutte
Regenerate to be old
3rd IUPHAR Lecture in Analytical Pharmacology, 2006, Beijing, China
Terry Kenakin Terry Kenakin
From systems to target to systems: Can we keep caprice out of pharmacological numbers?
2nd IUPHAR Lecture in Analytical Pharmacology, 2002, San Francisco, USA
David Colquhoun David Colquhoun
1st IUPHAR Lecture in Analytical Pharmacology, 1998, Munich, Germany
Alberto Kaumann Alberto Kaumann
Analytical pharmacology in isolated heart

Young Investigators from World Congresses

Abstracts are collected from young investigators for each World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology.  Ten finalists are chosen to present their topic during the Congress.  Generally, three individuals receive awards.

2018 awards

Gold Award – Gregory Collins, USA
Silver Award – Birgit Caspar, United Kingdom
Bronze Award – Ee Von Moo, Australia

2014 awards

Gold Award – Claire Newton, South Africa
Silver Award – Christian Gruber, Austria
Bronze Award – Stephen Ayinbuomwan, Nigeria, and Chantal Beatrice Magne Nde, Australia

2010 awards

Gold Award – Ana Paula Dantas, Spain
Silver Award – Shreena Joshi, United Kingdom
Bronze Award – Lusine Danielyan, Germany

2008 awards

Gold Award – K.B. Hansen, USA
Silver Award – G. X.-J. Quek, Australia
Bronze Award – O.A. Sergeeva, Germany

2006 awards

Gold Award – Rebecca Roof, USA
Silver Award – Zhou Peng, China
Bronze Award – Gregor Purves, UK

2004 awards

Gold Award – Shinya Uchida, Japan
Silver Award – Malin Lindqvist, Sweden
Bronze Award – Jonathan Chan, Australia, and Eleni Aklillu, Ethiopia

2002 awards

Gold Award – Lori Birder, USA
Silver Award – Arthur Christopolous, Australia
Bronze Award – Anthony Kanai, USA

1998 awards, supported by Astra Charnwood, UK

Christina Egan
Samuel Hoare
Tracy Blevins
Ben Gardner

IUPHAR – USA National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Early Career Award

In the past, IUPHAR and NIDA have teamed up to identify international pharmacologists who are developing their careers.  The funds awarded to the winners help defray the costs of attending the annual Frontiers in Addiction Research mini-conventions, held as satellites to the Society for Neuroscience annual meetings.

2011 awards

Estefanía Pilar Bello Gay, Argentina
Esther Gramage, Spain

2010 awards

Carlo Cifani, Italy
Daniel Rial, Brazil
Ramón Sotomayor-Zárate, Chile

2009 awards

Valeria Capurro, Italy
Liang Liu, Australia
Gustavo Moraga-Cid, Chile

2008 awards

Stephanie Borglund, Canada
Pouya Tahsili-Fahadan, Iran
Leonardo Resstel Barbosa Moraes, Brazil

2007 awards

Fabio Fumagalli, Italy
Kimmo Jensen, Denmark
Naoko Kuzumaki, Japan

2006 awards

Daina Economidou, Italy
Masami Suzuki, Japan
Alexis Bailey, United Kingdom

2005 awards

Christopher Bailey, United Kingdom
Silvana Gaetani, Italy
Marcello Solinas, France