Calls for Proposals FY 2016 New e-ASIA JRP projects for FY 2016-2017 call under AMED International Collaborative Research Program


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Trials
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
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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 2016-2017 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), Japan (AMED), New Zealand (HRC), Philippines (DOST), Russia (RFBR), Lao PDR (MOH), USA (NIAID, NCI), Myanmar (MOST), Vietnam (MOST).

Project Title Country Lead PI Affiliation Title
A study of latitudinal viral gene migration and reassortment of potentially
zoonotic avian influenza viruses along wild bird East Asian - Australasian Flyway
in Pacific Rim
Japan Masatoshi Okamatsu Hokkaido University,
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Professor
Russia Alexander Shestopalov Research institute of experimental and clinical medicine Professor
Vietnam Duc-Huy Chu Department of Animal Health, Epidemiology division Ph.D.
USA Falk Huettmann Institute of Arctic Biology, Biology & Wildlife Department Associate Professor
Surveillance of specific cancer incidence and mortality in South East Asia, by developing a standard population-based cancer registry system Japan Tomohiro Matsuda National Cancer Center, Center for Cancer Registries Section Head
Cambodia Hav Monirath Calmette Hospital, Department of Pathology Head of Department.
Philippines Adriano Laudico Philippine Cancer Society Inc., Manila Cancer Registry Project Director
Vietnam Dung Pham Xuan Ho Chi Minh City Oncological Hospital Director
Elucidating the contribution of HBV/HDV co-/super-infection to hepatocellular carcinoma genome and biology Japan Taro Yamashita Kanazawa University, Hospital/General Medicine Associate Professor
USA Xin Wei Wang National Cancer Institute, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis Chief
Vietnam Pham Van Thuc Haiphong University of Medical and Pharmacy, Medical and Pharmacy Professor


Last updated 11/01/17