In 2002, Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 100 research grant applications from 21 countries. After careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality and feasibility, the foundation approved 14 projects and awarded a total of 70,000,000 yen to them. The grantees for the 2003 fiscal year are (in alphabetical order):
- Boren, Thomas B.; Umea University, Sweden; "Helicobacter pylori adhesins in persistent infection and chronic inflammation"
- Calabro, Anthony Jr.; The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA; "Enzyme-selective formation of hyaluronan matrix based synthetic cartilage tissue"
- Campetella, Oscar; Universidad Nacional de General San Martin, Argentina; "Sialyl residue mobilization by a virulence factor from Trypanosoma cruzi"
- Faivre-Sarrailh, Catherine; Institut Jean Roche, France; "Role of N-glycans and lipid rafts in the cell surface targeting of caspr/paranodin and F3/contactin"
- Inokuchi, Jin-ichi; Hokkaido University, Japan; "Glycosphingolipid microdomains in pathology of cancer and type2 diabetes"
- Kamerling, Johannis P.; Utrecht University, The Netherlands; "Unravelling the glycosylation machinery of animal mammary glands"
- Mitrani-Rosenbaum, Stella; Hadassah University Hospital, Israel; "Mechanisms of pathogenesis of UDP-GlcNAc 2-epimerase/ManNAc kinase in hereditary inclusion body myopathy"
- Muramatsu, Takashi; Nagoya University, Japan; "Functional studies on N-acetylglucosamine 6-sulfotransferase-1"
- Nakato, Hiroshi; University of Arizona, USA; "Control of Drosophila morphogenesis by specific sulfation of heparan sulfate"
- Plaas, Anna H.; University of South Florida, USA; "Separate functions of keratan and dermatan sulfate in collagen architecture"
- Sato, Chihiro; Nagoya University, Japan; "Biological roles of di/oligo/polysialic acid-containing glycoproteins"
- Tai, Tadashi; The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan; "Structure and function of ubiquitin ligase that recognizes sugar chains"
- van Die, Irma; VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands; "Identification of glycans on ICAM-2 that control migration of dendritic cells"
- Weis, William I.; Stanford University School of Medicine, USA; "Structural basis of DC-SIGN carbohydrate specificity"
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