Calls for Proposals Early-stage FY 2021 Adopted Projects under "Research Program on Hepatitis"


Status of Grants/Funding Opportunities Awarded projects
R&D phase Basic Study, Applied Study, Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials, Post Marketing, Clinical Research, None
Key Fields Basic Medical Research Project, Infectious disease
Division of Basic Medical Research, Department of Basic Medical Research
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Adoption contents

As a result of scrupulous deliberation conducted by a Project Evaluation Panel, the following projects were selected as the FY2021 adopted projects under the Young Researchers Program of "Research Program on Hepatitis."

Young Researchers Program:
Research to gain new findings on hepatitis and develop new methods for diagnosing, treating and preventing it.

Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation
Specific excision of hepatitis B virus covalently closed circular DNA using Cas9 nickase SHIOZAWA Yusuke Nippon Medical School Assistant professor
Exploration of novel treatment strategies for drug resistance and emergence of liver cancers targeting ploidy alterations and senescence escape MATSUMOTO Tomonori Osaka University Assistant Professor
Molecular pathology
and drug discovery of liver cancer by tracing dynamic changes of
cancer stem cell marker expression
Qin Xian Yang RIKEN Research Scientist


Last updated 03/22/21