Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2020 Awarded Projects under "Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases"


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 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 Young Researchers Program of "Research Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases."

Young Researchers Program:
Research and development for basic technologies, diagnostics, treatments and/or preventions which are necessary to strengthen the countermeasures against infectious diseases.

Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation
Molecular characterization and genetic evolution of invasive and non-invasive pneumococcal strains recovered in Japan: the associations of genetic characteristics with disease severity NAKANO Satoshi Kyoto University Assistant professor
Trial to develop a high-performance human norovirus cultivation system based on human intestinal organoids MURAKAMI Kosuke National Institute of Infectious Diseases Senior Research Scientist
Non-Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter infections and their roles in human gastric disease RIMBARA Emiko National Institute of Infectious Diseases Senior Research Scientist


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