Assistant Professor Taeko Moriyasu
Speciality / Research theme / KeywordsParasitology, Tropical Medicine, Behavioral Economics
PhD, Master of Economics
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Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
2020-present Assistant Professor Kenya Research Station, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
2018-2020 Research Fellow Department of Eco-epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
2017-2018 Research Fellow Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
2016 Intern WHO/Western Pacific Regional Office
1995-2000 Laboratory Technologist The Japanese Red Cross Nagasaki Genbaku Hospital
1995 Faculty of Medical Technology, Kyushu University
2002 Faculty of Economics, Nagasaki University
2004 Graduate School of Economics, Nagasaki University
2018 Graduate School of Bio-medical Sciences, Nagasaki University
2020- TMGH Master course
2015, 2016, 2017 Nagasaki University The World Mosquito Day
2014, 2015, 2016 Infectious Disease Control Class for Kids
2015 Infectious Disease Control Class for Kids at Kasumigaseki
- Integrated Community led dog management to enhance up-take of domestic dog-mediated human rabies prevention and control activities: Approaches to reduce domestic dog bites and eliminate domestic dog-mediated human rabies
- Identification of Comprehensive Approach to Improve Early Detection of Potential TB Patients in the Community in Mombasa, Kenya
- The Kenya Environment and Children’s Study (KECS): Investigating the Relationship between Children’s Health and their Living Environment
- An empirical study on the origin of the literacy gap, the impact of the gap on decision-making, and how to narrow it
The country/countries where you work currently
Zambia, Kenya, Japan
Five MOST IMPORTANT/INTERESTING recent publications
- Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells Exacerbate Amebic Liver Abscess in Mice. Risa Nakamura,Akihiro Yoshizawa,Taeko Moriyasu,Sharmina Deloer,Masachika Senba,Mihoko Kikuchi,Shigeo Koyasu,Kazuyo Moro,Shinjiro Hamano, iScience 23(9) 101544-101544 2020.
- Dynamics of serological responses to defined recombinant proteins during Schistosoma mansoni infection in mice before and after the treatment with praziquantel. Eman Sayed Mohammed,Risa Nakamura,Yombo Dj Kalenda,Sharmina Deloer,Taeko Moriyasu,Mio Tanaka,Yoshito Fujii,Satoshi Kaneko,Kenji Hirayama,Ahmed I Ibrahim,Mahmoud A El-Seify,Asmaa M Metwally,Shinjiro Hamano, PLoS neglected tropical diseases 14(9) e0008518 2020.
- Prevalence and risk factors of Schistosoma mansoni infection among children under two years of age in Mbita, Western Kenya. Miho Sassa,Evans A Chadeka,Ngetich B Cheruiyot,Mio Tanaka,Taeko Moriyasu,Satoshi Kaneko,Sammy M Njenga,Sharon E Cox,Shinjiro Hamano, PLoS neglected tropical diseases 14(8) e0008473-e0008473 2020.
- Kazuyo Ichimori, Taeko Moriyasu. “Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: GPELF.” Journal of International Health 22(1), 2018.
- Taeko Moriyasu, Risa Nakamura, Sharmina Deloer, Masachika Senba, Masato Kubo, Megumi Inoue, Richard Culleton, Shinjiro Hamano. “Schistosoma mansoni infection suppresses the growth of Plasmodium yoelii parasites in the liver and reduces gametocyte infectivity to mosquitoes.” PLoS Negl Trop Dis 12(1): e0006197, 2018.
There are many people suffering from the cycle of infectious diseases and poverty in the world. Is there anything I can do to help those as a researcher from the perspective of academia? What can I do to contribute to the society? I ask myself these questions as I go about my work every day. Let’s learn and research together to aim for a better world.