Lao – Japan lab / Parasitology 2015-2016

Head of Lab: Shigeyuki KANO, MD, Ph D
Email: kano@ri.ncgm.go.jp

Main objective of the lab :
Aims of the Parasitology laboratory are to carry out research and training in the area of parasitology to better understand parasitic diseases affecting the Lao population and to propose ways to mitigate possible infections, and to provide technical support to the national level institutions in the area of malaria and other parasitic diseases.

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Team:
Scientist:
1. Moritoshi IWAGAMI, Ph D, Laboratory Manager
2. Phonepadith XANGSAYARATH, MD, Ph D

Junior Scientist:
1. Phonepadith KHATTIGNAVONG, MD
2. Sengdeuane KEOMALAPHET, MD

Technicians:
1. Pheovaly SOUNDALA
2. Lavy LORPHACHAN

Visiting Scientists:
1. Masami NAKATSU, Ph D
2. Tamotsu NAKASA, MD, MPH
3. Emilie MATSUMOTO-TAKAHASHI, Ph D
4. Satoru KAWAI, Ph D Megumi SATO, Ph D
5. Masamine JIMBA, MD, Ph D
6. Jun KOBAYASHI, MD, Ph D
7. Toshihiro MITA, MD, Ph D
8. Takashi KUMAGAI, Ph D
9. Satoshi NAKAMURA, Ph D
10. Daisuke NONAKA, Ph D
11. Akihiro DOI, MSc

Master Students:
1. Hitomi ARAKI
2. Masafumi AZUMA
3. Inthavong NOUHAK

Ph D Students:
1. Emiri TAKAHASHI
2. Ken Ing Chenrng ONG
3. Masafumi YAMABE

Project carried on in the lab:
+SATREPS Project: Project for Development of Innovative Research Technique in Genetic Epidemiology of Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases in Lao PDR for Containment of Their Expanding Endemicity

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