Lao – Japan lab / Parasitology 2017-2018

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

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

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

Technicians:
1. Pheovaly SOUNDALA
2. Lavy LORPHACHAN Phonesavanh LUANGAMATH (March–June 2017)

Volunteer:
1. Phoyphaylinh PRASAYASITH, MD

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

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

Master Students:
1. Masafumi AZUMA
2. Nouhak INTHAVONG

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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