Division of Infectious Disease Research FY2018 List of Projects - Research Program on HIV/AIDS 

First Year Final Year PrincipalInvestigator Affiliation Project Title
FY2016 FY2018 Hiroaki Mitsuya Kumamoto University Hospital Distinguished Invited Professor Research and development of novel anti-HIV agents potent against multi-drug-resistant HIV variants with high CNS penetration
FY2016 FY2018 Shuzo Matsushita Kumamoto University Professor Development of novel treatment strategy towards cure of HIV-1 infection using neutralizing antibodies
FY2016 FY2018 Kazutaka Terahara National Institute of Infectious Diseases Senior Researcher Protective efficacy of a CD8+ T cell-inducing HIV vaccine against intestinal mucosal infection
FY2016 FY2018 Hironori Sato National Institute of Infectious Diseases chief Creation of new research bases of structural and evolutionary biology of HIV Gag proteins for drug seeds discovery
FY2016 FY2018 Kazuhisa Yoshimura National Institute of Infectious Diseases Division Chief Study for long-term trends in newly diagnosed and transmitted-drug resistant HIV in Japan
FY2016 FY2018 Shigeyoshi Harada National Institute of Infectious Diseases Senior Researcher Discovery of novel HIV entry inhibitors through structural basis of Env glycoprotein trimers
FY2016 FY2018 Harutaka Katano National Institute for Infectious Diseases  Team leader  Research on pathogenesis, prophylaxis and
treatment for Kaposi sarcoma and its associated diseases
FY2016 FY2018 Seiji Okada Kumamoto University Professor Establishment of comprehensive medical system for AIDS related malignant lymphoma in Japan
FY2017 FY2019 Hirofumi Akari Kyoto University Professor Fundamental and applied research on the development of HIV cure therapeutics
FY2017 FY2019 Hiroyuki Gatanaga National Center for Global Health and Medicine Chief Study for HIV infection control and complication with new drugs
FY2018 FY2020 Tetsuro Matano National Institute of Infectious Diseases Director Study for the development of HIV vaccines inducing functional antibodies
FY2018 FY2020 Shinya Suzu Kumamoto University Professor Study aiming at the identification and eradication of bona fide HIV reservoirs
FY2018 FY2020 Ai Tachikawa National Institute of Infectious Diseases chief Research on improvement of immunopathogenesis for HIV cure
FY2018 FY2020 Yoshio Koyanagi Kyoto University Professor Analysis of HIV regulome and generation of HIV cure strategy
FY2018 FY2020 Kenji Maeda National Center for Global Health and Medicine Section Chief Research on the deelopment of anti-HIV drugs with a novel mechanism of action to cure HIV
FY2018 FY2020 Katsuji Teruya National Center for Global Health and Medicine Chief Physician Study on appropriate management of opportunistic illnesses in the era of early and prolonged ART
FY2018 FY2020 Tsukasa Ohomori Jichi Medical University Professor A study to create new generation treatments and diagnosis for cure of hemophilia as an HIV-related disorder
FY2018 FY2020 Osamu Noyori Kumamoto University Postdoctoral researcher Study of a novel route of intercellular HIV spread
FY2018 FY2020 Kei Sato Kyoto University Lecturer Investigation of synergistic/contrary anti-HIV-1 responses mediated by innate, intrinsic and acquired immunity
FY2018 FY2020 Kei Miyakawa Yokohama City University School of Medicine Senior Lecturer Development of spatiotemporal analysis for HIV spread
FY2018 FY2020 Nozomi Kuse Kumamoto University Assistant Professor Induction of HIV-1-specific CD8+ T cells with super-function from naïve T cells
FY2018 FY2020 Hiroyuki Yamamoto National Institute of Infectious Diseases Chief (Group leader) Analysis of virus-specific B-cell responses as a platform of prophylactic and therapeutic HIV neutralizing antibody induction

Last updated 04/25/18