Lao – Japan lab / Parasitology 2016-2017

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

Main objective of the lab :

The 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 areas of malaria and other parasitic diseases.

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

Junior Scientists:
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

Master Students:
2. Masafumi AZUMA
3. Inthavong NOUHAK

Ph D Students:
1. Emiri TAKAHASHI
2. Ken Ing Chenrng ONG
3. Hitomi ARAKI

Project carried on in the lab:

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

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