Lao – Japan lab / Parasitology 2014-2015

Head of Lab: Shigeyuki KANO, MD, Ph D
Email: m.iwagami@pasteur.la

Main objective of the lab :
Aims of the 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.

Team:
Scientist:
1. Moritoshi IWAGAMI, Ph D, Laboratory Manager

Junior Scientist:
1. Phonepadith KHATTIGNAVONG, 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. Masamine JIMBA, MD, Ph D
5. Jun KOBAYASHI, MD, Ph D
6. Toshihiro MITA, MD, Ph D
7. Takashi KUMAGAI, Ph D
8. Satoshi NAKAMURA, Ph D

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

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