Calls for Proposals Early-stage Female Overseas FY 2019 AMED awards 3 joint research projects in the area of “Infectious Diseases” and “AMR” - e-ASIA Joint Research Program
|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||Japan Cancer Research Project(1st), Emerging/ Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Project Of Japan(1st), 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 strengthen R&D in the East Asian region, and to contribute solving the region’s common issues such as Health Research, Environment, reduction and management of Disaster Risk, etc.
AMED has joined to the joint call for proposals in the field of Health Research since 2015.
As a part of the program, the call in the research area of “Infectious Diseases”, “Antibiotic Resistance and Multidrug Resistance Research (AMR)” and “Cancer” was conducted in 2019 and Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) decided to support the three projects shown in the next table through peer review.
|Field||Research Area||Project Title||Country||PI||Affiliation||Title|
|Infectious Diseases||i) Infectious Diseases||Integrated application of human and pathogen genomic information for improvement of treatment outcome and control of drug-resistance in Asian tuberculosis patients||Japan||Katsushi Tokunaga||National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)||Director|
|Thailand||Surakameth Mahasirimongkol||Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) - DMSc||Senior professional|
|Philippines||Ama Ma. Cecilia||Research Institute for Tropical
|Indonesia||Rika Yuliwulandari||YARSI University||Dean|
|An international platform for discovery of novel chemotypes against flaviviral infection||Thailand||Sarin Chimnaronk||Mahidol University||Assistant Professor|
|Japan||Ryuichi Sakai||Hokkaido University||Professor|
|USA||Daniel Romo||Baylor University||Schotts Professor of Chemistry, FRSC|
|ii) Antibiotic Resistance and Multidrug Resistance Research (AMR)||The Predict-XDR Project: Predicting genetic markers for pre-XDR and XDR tuberculosis||Philippines||Raul Destura||University of the Philippines||Deputy Executive Director|
|USA||Midori Kato-Maeda||University of California San
|Japan||Satoshi Mitarai||Research Institute of Tuberculosis||Professor/Head|
|Cancer||iii) Cancer Research||Not selected|
Last updated 2019.12.20