TMDU-JGRID Project Site Visit

The Noguchi Memorial Institute fr Medical Research has been collaborating with the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) on the Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID). The J-GRID project aims to conduct high quality research on infectious diseases of regional and global importance, advancing relevant technologies and developing human resources in the field. In this way, J-GRID is expected to contribute to the public health of the host countries, Japan and the rest of the world.

The J-GRID Team touring the labs

Prof. Tadahito Kanda (Program Supervisor) together with Prof. Masao Mitsuyama, Prof. Shinji Yamasaki, Mr. Takagi Officer from Ministry of Education, Japan had paid a site visit to the NMIMR –TMDU JGRID project.

The visit was to access the progress of the project and to seek the renewal for the 4th Phase (2020-2025).

Researchers from the Institute had the opportunity to present their work to the team.

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Prof. Abraham Anang Director of the Institute interacting with J-GRID Team and Researchers from the Institute

The meeting ended up successfully with the hope for a suitable renewal.

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), set up in 1979 as a semi autonomous institute of the University, is the leading biomedical research facility in Ghana.

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