Lao – Japan lab / Parasitology 2018-2019

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
3. Phoyphaylinh PRASAYASITH, MD

Technicians:
1. Pheovaly SOUNDALA
2. Sonesimmaly SANNIKONE

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

Trainee:
1. Intong PHENGSOUVANH

Ph D Students:
1. Emiri TAKAHASHI Hitomi
2. ARAKI Phoutnalong VILAY

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