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KI-Japan joint symposium - Malaria research: innovations and global malaria eradication

2018-11-1309:00 Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 1, SolnaCampus SolnaBiomedicum

150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan will be celebrated through a seminar on Malaria research collaboration between Japan and KI.

Preliminary Program  
  9:00  Opening  Prorektor Karin Dahlman-Wright, KI
9:15  Session 1: Innovation I (20 minutes x 4 speakers)
 
Mats Wahlgren, KI Sevuparin: a novel therapeutic agent to treat severe Plasmodium faIlciparum malaria
Masahiro Hiratsuka, Tohoku University Pharmacogenomics of antimalarial drugs
Eizo Takashima, Ehime University Strategies to identify novel malaria vaccine candidates with wheat germ cell-free system
Toshihiro Horii, Osaka University Pathway for BK-SE36 malaria vaccine development
10:35  Coffee break  
11.00  JSPS presentation Takao Yoshihara, JSPS Stockholm Office
11:10  Session 2: Innovation II (20 minutes x 5 speakers)
 
Toshihiro Mita, Juntendo University Emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria outside Greater Mekong Subregion
Pedro Ferreira, Portugal (JSPS alumni) Piperaquine resistance in malaria parasites
Tohru Tanaka, Neopharma Japan & SBI Pharma 5-aminolevulinic acid.  The roots of energy.
Kiyoshi Kita, Nagasaki University 5-aminolevulinic acid as an anti- malarial medicine
Chiaki Takeuchi, Sysmex Corporation Introduction of Novel Technology toward Malaria detection
12:50               Lunch  
14:10               Session 3: Malaria elimination I (20 minutes x 4 speakers)
 
Noboru Minakawa, Nagasaki University Malaria vector control using long lasting insecticide-treated nets
S. Noushin Emami, Stockholm University Novel strategies for control of vector-borne diseases
Wataru Kagaya, Osaka City University
Wataru Kagaya, Osaka City University

Malaria elimination and resurgence after mass drug administration in an island of the Lake Victoria basin, Kenya

Ulrika Morris, KI

Effectiveness, feasibility and safety of mass drug administration for reducing seasonal malaria transmission in Zanzibar

15:30               Coffee

 

15:55               Session 4: Malaria elimination II (20 minutes x 3 speakers)

 

Akira Kaneko, KI

Sustainable malaria elimination on islands in Vanuatu

Koji Lum, Bimghamton University, USA (JSPS alumni)

Health Transition: From Malaria Elimination to Chronic Disease (2007-2018)

Anders Björkman, KI

Malaria elimination in Zanzibar - what´s the problem?

16:55               Closing

 

17:00               Mingle

 

Toast!  Shigeyuki Hiroki, Japanese Ambassador in Sweden

 

Registration

Please register online on the link below

Register online here

 

Organization

Professor

Akira Kaneko

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 871 05
Organizational unit: Mats Wahlgren group
E-mail: Akira.Kaneko@ki.se

Contact person: Akira Kaneko
Infectious Disease Control