/Research Collaboration Center for Infectious Diseases  Mahidol-Osaka Center for Infectious Diseases

  The Mahidol-Osaka Center for Infectious Diseases (MOCID) focuses on several tropical infectious diseases that are of importance to human health in Thailand. Mosquito-borne viral infectious diseases such as dengue fever/dengue hemorrhagic fever and chikungunya fever are of particular interest. We are currently developing rapid diagnosis kits and are examining factors that affect disease severity. We would like to improve the research skills of young scientists and increase their interest in infectious diseases by collaborating with Mahidol University, which provides clinical samples.

  • Diagnostic kit developed by the MOCID.

  • Evaluation of CHIKV detection kit at Safdarjung Hospiral, Dehli, India

  • Evaluation of CHIKV detection kit at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium


  • Director of MOCID,Prof. (concur.): Tatsuo Shioda



  • (1)Dengue virus susceptibility in novel immortalized myeloid cells. Yamanaka A., et al., Heliyon (2020) 6 e05407
    (2)Intraperitoneal injection with dengue virus type 1-infected K562 cells results in complete fatality among immunocompetent mice. Yamanaka A. et al., Antiviral Res. (2019) 170:104560.
    (3)Key Amino Acid Substitution for Infection-Enhancing Activity-Free Designer Dengue Vaccines. Yamanaka A et al., iScience. (2019) 13:125-137
    (4)High-throughput neutralization assay for multiple flaviviruses based on single-round infectious particles using dengue virus type 1 reporter replicon. Matsuda M. et al., Sci Rep. (2018) 8(1):16624.