Prof. Charles Serhan Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

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Charles Serhan's research focuses on acute inflammation and on the structural elucidation of pathways and compounds with protective mechanisms operating in humans that prevent injury of the body’s own tissue and promote resolution. He is the Director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at Brigham and Women's... read moreHospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dr. Serhan is the Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School and is an Affiliate Faculty Member of MIT. Dr. Serhan was appointed to the Harvard Faculty in 1986 and received degrees in biochemistry and experimental pathology, as well as postdoctoral training in physiological chemistry with the 1982 Noble Laureate Prof. Bengt Samuelsson at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. In April 2000, he received the distinction of being named the first “Endowed Distinguished Scientist” at BWH and in July 2000, he received a MERIT Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Dr. Serhan has authored more than 300 publications.