Raphael Mechoulam

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Raphael Mechoulam

Raphael Mechoulam, né le à Sofia (Bulgarie), est un médecin israélien, connu pour avoir isolé en 1964 l'un des cannabinoïdes du cannabis, le tétrahydrocannabinol (THC)[1]. Il est l'un des pionniers de l'utilisation médicale du cannabis, la molécule du THC permettant de traiter de nombreuses pathologies.

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  • - Prix Somach Sachs pour “best research by a scientist below 35 at the Weizmann Institute”, 1964.
  • - Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1982-1983.
  • - “Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior” Nov. 1991 issue dedicated to R. Mechoulam for achievements in the cannabinoid field.
  • - Elu Member Israel Academy of Sciences, 1994.
  • - Prix David R. Bloom, 1998, for “excellence in pharmaceutical research”, Hebrew University.
  • - The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) establishes an annual award to be named The R. Mechoulam Annual Award in Cannabinoid Research, 1999.
  • - Prix Israel in Exact Sciences – chemistry, 2000.
  • - Ariens Award and Lecture. 2000. Dutch Pharmacological Society sponsored by Solvay Pharmaceuticals. Amsterdam.
  • - Docteur honoris causa, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2001.
  • - Elu Honorary Member, Israel Society of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2002.
  • - Prix Heinrich Wieland, to promote research on “lipids and related substances in the fields of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiology, and Clinical Medicine”, Munich, Germany, 2004.
  • - Prix Henrietta Szold for achievements in medical research, Tel-Aviv Municipality, June 2005.
  • - Doctor honoris causa, Complutense University, Madrid, 2006. ECNP (European College of Neuropsychopharmaclogy), Lifetime Achievement Award, Paris, 2006.
  • - ICRS (International Cannabinoid Research Society) Special Award For lifetime achievements in the cannabinoid field, Cologne, Germany, 2007.
  • - Prix Israel Chemical Society for excellence in research, Feb. 2009.
  • - Prix Medical Faculty à l'Université hébraïque de Jérusalem for excellence in research, June 2010.
  • - Eicosanoid Research Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, Seattle, Washington, September, 2011.
  • - NIDA Discovery Award, NIH, Bethesda, September 2011.
  • - Prix Rothschild par Keren Hanadiv (The Rothschild Family Foundation), Jerusalem (in the Knesset) 2012.
  • - Prix EMET – to be presented by the Prime Minister in November, 2012.

Liens externes[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Le Scientifique, un documentaire de Klein Zach, qui retrace l’histoire du Dr Raphael Mechoulam et de ses recherches.

Références[modifier | modifier le code]

  1. « L’expert en herbe de Jérusalem », sur www.liberation.fr, (consulté le 9 avril 2015)