Calls for Proposals FY 2022 e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) – Joint Call for “Health Research: Infectious Diseases (including AMR), Cancer”


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 Innovation and Clinical Research Center Project, Cancer, Infectious disease
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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 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 (including AMR)” and “Cancer Research” was conducted in 2022. All proposals were evaluated by the expert review panel (appendix), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) decided to support following three projects.

Research Area Project Title Country PI Affiliation Title
Infectious Diseases (including AMR) Development of neutralizing agents targeting glycopeptides highly conserved in SARS-CoV-2 mutant strains Japan TATENO Hiroaki National Institute of Advanced
Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Group Leader
USA Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen The Wistar Institute Associate Professor
Thailand Deanpen Japrung National Science and Technology Development Agency Research Group Director
Gut leak and microbiome contributions to severe dengue disease Australia Katryn Stacey The University of Queensland Professor
Thailand Asada Leelahavanichkul Chulalongkorn University Associate Professor
Japan TOURLOUSSE Dieter National Institute of Advanced
Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Senior Scientist
Deciphering the AMR and hypervirulence in Klebsiella pneumoniae infections Japan DOI Yohei Fujita Health University Professor
Philippines Christian Francisco University of the Philippines Research Faculty / Consultant
USA Janet Lee Washington University Professor


Application period 15 Dec. 2021 - 30 Mar. 2022
Panel meeting (AMED) 8 Aug. 2022(Infectious Diseases)
e-ASIA joint review meeting 8 Sep. 2022(US time)
  Infectious Diseases (including AMR) Cancer
Number of applications 11 0
Number of applications reviewed 10 0
Number of awardees 3 0


Last updated 01/27/23