KI-Japan Joint Seminar “Malaria research: Innovations and Global Malaria Eradication”

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November 13 at 09:00 - 17:00 CET

KI-Japan Joint Seminar “Malaria research: Innovations and Global Malaria Eradication”

Updated on November 12

Program

 

Admission is free of charge, but registration in advance is required.

Please register in the following site:

https://goo.gl/forms/56ucHA3rCE4GW1B52

 

-Program-

 

Date and Time: November 13, 2018, 9:00-17:00

Venue: Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Supported by JSPS Stockholm Office, STINT and KI

 

9:00  Opening

          Karin Dahlman-Wright, Prorektor, KI

 

9:15  Session 1: Innovation I (20 minutes x 4 speakers)

          Mats Wahlgren, KI

          “Sevuparin: a novel therapeutic agent to treat severe Plasmodium falciparum 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 4 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”

          Noushin Emami, Stockholm University

          “Novel strategies for control of vector-borne diseases”

          Wataru Kagaya, Osaka City University

          “Malaria elimination and resurgence after mass drug administration on 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 break

 

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

 

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
09:00 - 17:00
Event Category:

Organisers

Karolinska Institutet (KI)
JSPS Stockholm Office
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)

Venue

Nobel Forum, KI Solna Campus
Nobels väg 1
Solna, Sweden
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