Dr. Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn Lecturer

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Dr. Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn is a medical doctor and a lecturer at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University. She works in the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and also involved in teaching and research. She teaches students from the DTM&H, MSc and PhD courses at the Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine and is the Principal Investigator on projects about malaria and dengue.


Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine
Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
Hospital for Tropical Diseases


In her research she works with international colleagues from the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit as well as having strong connection to the Thai research community.

Her primary research areas are malaria and dengue. In malaria, she is interested in the cardiotoxicity and drug-drug interactions of antimalarials. In dengue, she is interested in factors affecting clinical manifestations of the disease.


2014 Certificate in Travel Health (CTH TM) International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)
2011 D.T.M. & H. Mahidol University, Thailand
2009 M.D. with first class honors Mahidol University, Thailand
2006 Ph.D. (Anatomy) Mahidol University, Thailand
2002 B.Sc. (Medical Science) with first class honors Mahidol University, Thailand

Research Areas

  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Tropical diseases


The full list of publications by Dr. Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn can be seen on NCBI.

Selected Publications

An Open-Label Crossover Study of Primaquine and Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine Pharmacokinetics in Healthy Adult Thai Subjects.
Hanboonkunupakarn B, Ashley EA, Jittamala P, Tarning J, Pukrittayakamee S, Hanpithakpong W, Chotsiri P, Wattanakul T, Panapipat S, Lee SJ, Day NP, White NJ.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Dec;58(12):7340-6.
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.03704-14.

Pharmacokinetic Interactions between Primaquine and Chloroquine.
Pukrittayakamee S, Tarning J, Jittamala P, Charunwatthana P, Lawpoolsri S, Lee SJ, Hanpithakpong W, Hanboonkunupakarn B, Day NP, Ashley EA, White NJ.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Jun;58(6):3354-9.
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02794-13.