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Pornsawan (Amarapal ) Leaungwutiwong  
Name: Pornsawan (Amarapal) Leaungwutiwong
Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
E-mail: pornsawan.lea@mahidol.ac.th
   
 
 
Field of Specialization / Expertise
Medical Virology
   
Research grant
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University Year 2013, Project title “Community-based comprehensive, multi-disciplinary surveillance of enteric/food and waterborne pathogens in Kanchanaburi and Nakhon Pathom Provinces, Thailand” (Principal Investigator)
Thai-German S&T Cooperation, Researcher Mobility Scheme Year 2011, Project  title “T cell interaction with endothelial cells in dengue hemorrhagic fever: the role of flow conditions” (Principal Investigator with Assist. Prof. Dr. Anon Srikiatkhachorn)
Alfresa Pharma Corporation and Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University Year 2011, Project title “Surveillance of the genome evolution of seasonal influenza virus and novel influenza A H1N1 virus (Principal Investigator)
The Tropical Disease Trust Fund Year 2010, Project title “The effects of Thai medicinal plants for the protection of avian influenza and novel influenza 2009” (Principal Investigator)
The program of the Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID) from the Ministry of Education, Cultures, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan Year 2009, Project title “Clinical variables influencing anti-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 neutralizing human monoclonal antibody production from Thai human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected individuals” (Co-investigator)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University Year 2009, Project title “Development of Therapeutic Human Antibodies and Pursuing Novel Therapeutic Candidates Against Infectious Diseases, Especially Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: Development of Human Monoclonal Antibody Specific to Dengue Virus” (Co-investigator)
Research development for young lecture, Thailand Research Fund (TRF) Year 2006, Project title “Regulatory T cells in autoimmune mouse model” (Principal Investigator)
   
Ongoing researches
Surveillance of the genome evolution of seasonal influenza virus and novel influenza A H1N1virus
T cell interaction with endothelial cells in dengue hemorrhagic fever: the role of flow conditions
Community-based comprehensive, multi-disciplinary surveillance of enteric/food and waterborne pathogens in Kanchanaburi and Nakhon Pathom Provinces, Thailand
Predicting of dengue severity by immunodiagnostic assay, molecular detection and clinical data
In vitro studies on the mechanisms of vascular leakage in dengue hemorrhagic fever
Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) phenomenon and related chemokines in clinical specimen and genotype distribution of dengue virus in Thailand
   
 
Last updated: October, 2015
 
 
 
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