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2018.02.26 News

The research forum for 10th Anniversary of RITM-Tohoku Collaborating Research Center in the Philippines.

The research forum in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of RITM-Tohoku Collaborating Research Center was held on Feb 20, 2018 at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), Manila, Philippines.

The research group headed by Professor Hitoshi Oshitani, Department of Virology established the collaborative research center with RITM of the Philippines in 2008. The center was established under the framework of Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID) supported by the Japan Agency of Medical Research and Development (AMED). Researchers of Tohoku University and RITM have been jointly conducting researches on infectious diseases for 10 years.

In this forum, scientific achievements for a decade were presented and there were discussions about the future direction of collaborative research.