Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2021 AMED awards 2 joint research projects with Lithuania – FY2021 Japan-Lithuania Joint Call for Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study
Key Fields Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project
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The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania issued a Japan-Lithuania joint call for proposals in the field of "basic research with the use of clinical data and bioresources in rare and undiagnosed diseases, and cancer", and closed the call on 15 June 2021. All proposals were evaluated by the AMED evaluation panel (appendix. AMED evaluation panel), and the AMED and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania jointly decided to support following two joint projects.

List of Awardees

Project Country Affiliation Title Principal Investigator
The interaction of nutrition, metagenomic and molecular gastric microenvironment factors in Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric carcinogenesis Japan Tokai University School of Medicine Professor SUZUKI Hidekazu
Lithuania Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Professor Juozas Kupcinskas
Radiogenomic patterns of BRCA1 / 2 breast cancer Japan Showa University School of Medicine Professor NAKAMURA Seigo
Lithuania National Cancer Institute Head Jurgita Ušinskienė


Call open 12 April 2021 - 15 June 2021
Evaluation committee 27 July 2021
Number of Proposals 4
Number of Awardees 2


Last updated 09/06/21