Calls for Proposals FY 2020 Awarded Projects under "Japan Program for Infectious Diseases Research and Infrastructure"


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Clinical Research, None
Key Fields Emerging/ Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Project Of Japan(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 "Japan Program for Infectious Diseases Research and Infrastructure."

Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation
Development of research and human resources for the control of zoonoses at the Hokudai Center for Zoonosis Control in Zambia Hirofumi Sawa Hokkaido University Professor
International Collaborative Research on Infectious Diseases using Collaborating Research Center in the Philippines Hitoshi Oshitani Tohoku University Professor
Study of influenza like illness and pediatric meningoencephalitis in Myanmar Reiko Saito Niigata University Professor
Studies to control emerging, re-emerging and imported infectious diseases to be conducted in international collaboration sites in China Yasushi Kawaguchi The University of Tokyo Professor
Advanced on-site study at collaborative research centre in Ghana: infectious diseases-endemic region of West Africa Toshihiko Suzuki Tokyo Medical and Dental University Professor
Promotion of basic research on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in Japan-Thailand Research Collaboration Centers Yoshiharu Matsuura Osaka University Professor
Center for Translational and Effectiveness Research in Democratic Republic of the Congo Yasutoshi Kido Osaka City University Associate
Study of the international collaborative research center for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in Indonesia Yasuko Mori Kobe University Professor
Studies on the reservoir, transmission and spreading of infectious diarrheal diseases in Kolkata, India Shin-ichi Miyoshi Okayama University Professor
Study on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases in Vietnam Kouichi Morita Nagasaki University Professor

Grant call applicants and evaluations information

(1) Application summary

  • Grant call period: 1/7/2020 – 1/31/2020
  • Target applicants: Please see the conditions listed in the grant call summary
  • Number of applicants received: 11

(2) Evaluation procedure summary

R&D proposals were evaluated and selected at an evaluation committee meeting held at AMED’s HQ. Proposals were evaluated based on their written content and a hearing held at the meeting.

  • Hearing date: 2/19/2020
  • Evaluation meeting (preselection): 2/19/2020
  • Number of proposals evaluated: 11
  • Number of proposals selected for funding: 10


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