Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2020 Awarded Projects under "Research Program on Hepatitis"


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials, Post Marketing, Clinical Research, None
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
Division of Infectious Disease Research, Department of Research Promotion
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As a result of scrupulous deliberation conducted by a Project Evaluation Panel, the following projects were selected as the FY2020 awarded projects under the Young Researchers Program of "Research Program on Hepatitis."

Young Researchers Program:
Research to gain new findings on hepatitis and develop a new method for diagnosing, treating and preventing it.

Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation
Comprehensive identification of host factors maintaining HBV cccDNA by CRISPR technology for the development of new therapeutic methods SEKIBA Kazuma The University of Tokyo Staff Doctor
Establishment of the research infrastructure for liver cancer microenvironment and exploratory research of a novel cancer immunotherapeutic target MURAI Kazuhisa Kanazawa University Assistant Professor
Screening of novel diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for NASH-derived hepatocellular carcinoma by ultra-sensitive multi-omics ABE Yuichi Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute Senior Scientist


Last updated 03/24/20