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Development of an innovative diagnostic system against liver fluke infection in Southeast Asian countries
Principal Investigator / Affiliation Senior Invited Researcher and Prof. Hisashi Narimatsu / Glycomedicine Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology flag Japan Japan
Prof.Sopit Wongkham / Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University flag Thailand Thailand
Prof. Bounthome Samountry / Faculty of Basic Sciences, University of Health Sciences flag Lao PDR Lao P.D.R.
Approved Fiscal Year 2015
Research Period 3 years
General Description of the Research Project This collaborative research aims to develop and provide diagnostic systems to address bile duct cancer caused by liver fluke infection in more than ten million Thai and Lao patients, utilizing a platform for diagnostic markers developed based on Japan’s leading glycoscience technology.
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