Calls for Proposals FY 2015 e-ASIA Joint Research Program AMED’s Newly Supporting Projects in the field of “Infectious Diseases” and “Cancer”
|Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities||Awarded projects|
|R&D phase||Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials|
|Key Fields||Other programs(1st)|
The e-ASIA Joint Research Program (hereinafter referred to as the “e-ASIA JRP”) aims to develop a vibrant and collaborative research community in Science and Technology, to promote innovation in the East Asian region, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.
As a part of the program, the call in the field of “Infectious Diseases” and “Cancer” was conducted in 2015 and Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) decided to support the three projects shown in the next table through peer review.
[Nations (funding institutions) joining the call] Cambodia (MOH), Indonesia (RISTEK), Japan (AMED), Lao PDR (MOH), Myanmar (MOST), New Zealand (HRC), Russia (RFBR), USA (NIAID, NCI), Vietnam (MOST).
|Project Title||Country||Lead PI||Affiliation||Title|
|Dengue viral genetic diversity in selected populations in Myanmar||Japan||Meng Ling Moi||Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University||Associate Professor|
|Myanmar||Hlaing Myat Thu||Department of Medical Research||Deputy Director General|
|US||Sujan Shresta||La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology||Associate Professor|
|Characterization of multidrug resistance Gram-negative bacteria carrying antibiotics-resistance gene which have been inserted to chromosome||Japan||Itaru Hirai||University of the Ryukyus||Professor|
|Vietnam||Bui Thi Mai Huong||National Institute of Nutrition||Department head|
|Indonesia||Kuntaman||Airlangga University||Professor, Senior staff Microbiology|
|Health impact of Opisthorchiasis infection in Cambodia and Vietnam : prevalent surveillance of Opisthorchiasis and risk surveillance for liver cancer||Japan||Kazuko Miyamoto||Yamanashi University||Professor|
|Cambodia||Muth Sinuon||Helminth at National Centre for Parasitology Entomology and Malaria Control / MOH||Deputy-Director and Program Manager|
|Vietnam||Nguyen Thu Huong||Parasitology Department of National Institute of Malaria||Vice Chief of Department|
Last updated 07/01/16