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PLENARY 3: Novel Pro-Resolving Mediators in Infectious Inflammation & Tissue Regeneration

Prof. Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Harvard Medical School

United States of America

Charles is the Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia (Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology) at Harvard Medical School, Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at HSDM, and Director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received a BS in biochemistry from Stony Brook University followed by a doctorate in experimental pathology and medical sciences from New York University School of Medicine. He was a visiting scientist and post-doctoral fellow at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm with Professor Bengt Samuelsson 1982 Nobel Laureate. In 1987, he joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School and received an honorary degree from Harvard University (1996).

He has received several awards including an NIH MERIT award (2000) and has delivered > 50 keynote and plenary lectures.  Among these, 2008 William Harvey Outstanding Scientist Medal and AAAS Fellow in 2011. In 2010, he received the Society for Leukocyte Biology-Bonazinga Award, American College of Rheumatology Hench Award Lecture in 2011, and Mérieux 2013 Laureate. In 2016, he received the IUBMB Lecture Metal and the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, International Eicosanoid Research Foundation.

MyBibliography > 530 publications original reports and reviews. Professor Serhan is author of 4 books, and > 463 US patents.  H-index: 125; Citations: 55,987. i10 index: 425 (09/15/16).