Calls for Proposals AMED awards 3 joint projects with A*STAR on Human Ageing - FY 2016 AMED-A*STAR 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, Clinical Trials, Post Marketing, Clinical Research, None
Key Fields Other programs(1st)
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Adoption contents

AMED and A*STAR called for joint project proposals from researchers in Japan and Singapore in the Human Aging research area and began to accept proposals on October 18th, 2016. A total of 18 proposals was received as joint proposals by the close of applications on December 19th, 2016. The joint evaluation committee comprised both Singaporean and Japanese scientists. After the committee’s discussion, it identified three highly meritorious projects (See the attached list of the awarded projects).

List of Awardees

Project Country Affiliation Principal Investigator
Biological signatures of cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and cognitive ageing in the very old Japan Keio University School of Medicine Assistant Professor, Yasumichi Arai
Singapore Duke-NUS Medical School Professor, Woon-Puay Koh
Effect of aging of the innate immune system on intracellular system network Japan The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant professor, Katsuhito Fujiu
Singapore Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) Associate Professor, Yasuo Yanagi
Targeting age-associated white matter lesions Japan National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Director of Neurology, Masafumi Ihara
Singapore National University of Singapore Professor, Peter Tsun-Hon Wong
Post date 2018.8.24


Last updated 05/16/17