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PhD in Drug and Cosmetic Innovation (International Program)

All applicants who are interested in applying for the international PhD programs at Walailak University must first look up at our potential advisors’s profiles on the College of Graduate Studies website to find the research topic and advisor that matches your field of interest. If you identify research area and potential research advisor, you are encouraged to send a research proposal directly to the advisor you are interested in working with. For scholarships, please contact the College of Graduate Studies at grad.walailak@gmail.com.

  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics (International program), Mahidol University
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, (first class honour),  Mahidol University
  • Nanotechnology for drug delivery and cosmetic
  • Lourith, N., Kanlayavattanakul, M., & Chingunpitak, J. (2017). Development of sunscreen products containing passion fruit seed extract. Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 53(1), 1-8
  • Sarmphin, P., Soontaranon, S., Sirisathitkul, C., Harding, P., Kijamnajsuk, S., Chayasombat, B., Pinitsoontorn, S., & Chingunpitak., J. (2017). FePt3 nanosuspension synthesized from different precursors – a morphological comparison by SAXS, DLS and TEM. Bulletin of the polish academy of sciences technical sciences, 65(1), 79-84
  • Chongruchiro S, Kongsawadworakul P, Nukoolkarn V, Jaturanpinyo M, Nosoong-noen W, Chingunpitak J., & Pratuangdejkul J. (2017). Protein-Protein Docking and Molecular Dynamics Simulations Elucidated Binding Modes of FUBI-p62 UBA Complex. The Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 39 (4), 171-179
  • Attawadee, S., Bhudsaban, S., Nosoongnoen W, Jantarat C, Hiransai P, Sakdiset P, Chingunpitak J, Makchuchit S., & Itharat A. (2015). Determination of n-trans-feruloyltyramine content and nitric oxide inhibitory and antioxidant activities of Tinospora crispa. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, doi: 10.1016/j.ajps.2015.11.001
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  • Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Prince of Songkla University
  • B. Pharm., Prince of Songkla University
  • Drug delivery system
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Cosmetic Sciences
  • Sawatdee, S., Atipairin, A., Sae Yoon, A., Srichana, T., Changsan, N., Suwandecha, T. ... Phoem A. (2018). Oral bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of sildenafil citrate dry foam tablets in rats. Cogent Medicine, 5: 1510821
  • Sawatdee, S., Atipairin, A., Sae Yoon, A., Srichana, T., & Changsan, N. (2017). Enhanced dissolution of sildenafil citrate as dry foam tablets. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 22, 1-11
  • Sae Yoon, A., Sukkarn, B., Nosoongnoen, W., Jantarat, C., Hiransai, P., Sakdiset, P. ... Itharat, A. (2015). Determination of N-trans-feruloyltyramine content and nitric oxide inhibitory and antioxidant activities of Tinospora crispa. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sae Yoon, A., Sawatdee, S., Woradechakul, C., Sae Chee, K., & Atipairin, A. (2015). Physicochemical and microbiological stability of extemporaneous sildenafil citrate oral suspension. Scientia Pharmaceutica, 83, 659-670
  • Atipairin, A., Worradechakul, C., Sae Chee, K., Sawatdee, S., & Sae Yoon, A. (2014). Method validation for determination of sildenafil citrate in extemporaneous oral suspension. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(7), 131-136
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  • Ph.D. in Medicinal Sciences
  • Master in Pharmaceuticals
  • Bachelor in Pharmacy
  • Herb extraction and standardization
  • Development of antibodies and immunoassays
  • Plan tissue culture for secondary metabolite production
  • Udomsin, O., Yusakul, G., Kraithong, W., Udomsuk, L., Kitisripanya, T., Juengwatanatrakul, T., & Putalun, W. (2018). Enhanced accumulation of high-value deoxymiroestrol and isoflavonoids using hairy root as a sustainable source of Pueraria candollei var. mirifica. [journal article]. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC)
  • Yusakul, G., Kitisripanya, T., Juengwatanatrakul, T., Sakamoto, S., Tanaka, H., & Putalun, W. (2018). Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for total potent estrogenic miroestrol and deoxymiroestrol of Pueraria candollei, a Thai herb for menopause remedy. J Nat Med, 72(3), 641-650
  • Kitisripanya, T., Udomsin, O., Komaikul, J., Inyai, C., Limsuwanchote, S., Yusakul, G., & Putalun, W. (2018). A pilot pharmacokinetic study of miroestrol and deoxymiroestrol on rabbit sera using polyclonal antibody-based icELISA analysis. Phytother Res, 32(2), 365-369
  • Yusakul, G., Nuntawong, P., Sakamoto, S., Ratnatilaka Na Bhuket, P., Kohno, T., Kikkawa, N., . . . Morimoto, S. (2017). Bacterial expression of a single-chain variable fragment (scfv) antibody against ganoderic Acid A: a cost-effective approach for quantitative analysis using the scfv-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Biol Pharm Bull, 40(10), 1767-1774
  • Udomsin, O., Juengwatanatrakul, T., Yusakul, G., & Putalun, W. (2015). Chromene stability: The most potent estrogenic compounds in White Kwao Krua (Pueraria candollei var mirifica) crude extract. Journal of Functional Foods, 19, Part A, 269-277
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  • PhD in Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Mahidol University
  • MSc in Pharmacy (Microbiology), Mahidol University
  • BSc in Mibrobiology, Burapha University
  • Secondary metabolites from Bacteria
  • Probiotic
  • Lertcanawanichakul, M., & Chawawisit, K. (2017) Continuous sub-culture for investigation of stable strain of Streptomyces sp. KB1 for bioactive secondary metabolites Production. International Journal of PharmTech Research, 10(3); 179-185
  • Lertcanawanichakul, M., Chawawisit, K., Damnadee, N., Thiengtham N., & Rittirak, N. (2017) Anti-tubercular activity and mutagenicity of bioactive compounds in culture broth (CBPs) of Streptomyces lydicus A2. International Journal of PharmTech Research, 10(2); 89-95
  • Chawawisit, K., Bhoopong, P., Phupong, W. & Lertcanawanichakul, M. (2016) Combination Effect Between 2, 4-Di-tert-butylphenol Produced by Streptomyces sp. KB1 TISTR 2304 and Vancomycin Against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). International of Pharmacology, 12(8); 838-844
  • Somsap, O., Bangrak, P., Bhoopong, P. & Lertcanawanichakul M. (2016) Antibacterial activity and purification of bacteriocin produced by Brevibacillus laterosporus SA14. Walailak Journal of Science and Technology, 13(1), January, 55-65
  • Chawawisit, K., Bhoopong, P., Phupong, W. & Lertcanawanichakul, M. (2015) Anti-MRSA activity, Mode of action and cytotoxicity of 2, 4-di-tert-butylphenol produced by Streptomyces sp. KB1. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, 35(1) Nov.-Dec., 114-119
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  • Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Prince of Songkla University
  • B. Pharm.,  Prince of Songkla University
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Aerosol Sciences
  • Pulmonary drug delivery
  • Sawatdee, S., Atipairin, A., Sae Yoon, A., Srichana, T., Changsan, N., Enhanced dissolution of sildenafil citrate as dry foam tablets, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 2017; 22: 1-11
  • Anongtip S.A., Sawatdee, S., Phadoongsombut, N., Buatong, W., Nakpeng, T., Sritharadol, R., Srichana, T., Quantitative analysis of povidone-iodine thin films by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and their physicochemical properties, Acta Pharmaceutica, 2017; 67(2):169-186
  • Sawatdee, S., Choochuay, K., Chantorn, W., Srichana, T., Evaluation of the topical spray containing Centella asiatica extract and its efficacy on excision wounds in rats. Acta Pharmaceutica, 2016; 66:233-244
  • Sawatdee, S., Pakawatchai, C., Nitichai, K., Srichana, T., Phetmung, H., Why sildenafil and sildenafil citrate monohydrate crystals are not stable? Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. 2015: 23:504–514
  • Sawatdee, S., Hiranphan, P., Laphanayos, K., Srichana, T., Evaluation of sildenafil pressurized metered dose inhalers as a vasodilator in umbilical blood vessels of chicken egg embryos. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 2013; 86(1):90-97
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  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University
  • Thermo-responsive biopolymers for drug delivery system
  • Pharmaceutical cocrystal
  • Tantishaiyakul, V., Ouiyangkul, P., Wajasat, M., Pawisat, T., Hirun, N., & Sangfai, T. (2018). A Supramolecular Gel Based on 12‐Hydroxystearic Acid/Virgin Coconut Oil for Injectable Drug Delivery. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 120(10),1800178
  • Sangfai, T., Dong, F., Tantishaiyakul, V., Jandt, K. D., Lüdecke, C., Boonrat, O., & Hirun, N. (2017). Layer-by-layer gelatin/chitosan polyelectrolyte coated nanoparticles on Ti implants for prevention of implant-associated infections. Express Polymer Letters, 11(1), 73
  • Hirun, N., Tantishaiyakul, V., Sangfai, T., Rugmai, S., & Soontaranon, S. (2016). Nano-structure, phase transition and morphology of gallic acid and xyloglucan hydrogel. Polymer Bulletin, 73(8), 2211-2226
  • Klaewklod, A., Tantishaiyakul, V., Hirun, N., Sangfai, T., & Li, L. (2015). Characterization of supramolecular gels based on β-cyclodextrin and polyethyleneglycol and their potential use for topical drug delivery. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 50, 242-250
  • Klaewklod, A., Tantishaiyakul, V., Sangfai, T., Hirun, N., & Rugmai, S. (2015). Chemometric and Experimental Investigations of Organogelation Based on β-Cyclodextrin. In Advanced Materials Research,vol. 1060 (pp. 133-136): Trans Tech Publ.
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  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical sciences, Prince of songkla university
  • B. Pharm. (first class honors), Prince of Songkla University
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Cosmetic sciences
  • Plyduang, T., Aminan, A., Movellan, J., England, R.M., Wiwattanapatapee, R., Vicent, M.J. Polyacetal-based combination therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. Macomolecular Rapid Communications. 2018; 39: 1-6
  • Sermkaew, N., Plyduang, T. & Sakunpak, A. Sustained Release Multiparticulate Oral Drug Delivery System of Piper betle Leaf Extract. Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TJPS). 2017; 41: 57-60
  • Plyduang, T., Pongmanawut, S., Pongthai, P. & Ruksritong, W. Development and Evaluation of Hydrogel Formulation of Gac Fruit Extract. The 4th Current Drug Development International Conference 2016: 221-224
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  • Ph.D. in Physiology
  • M.Sc. in Anatomy
  • B.Sc. in Physical Therapy (2nd class honour)
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Oxidative stress parameters
  • Animal model
  • Chonpathompikunlert P., Boonruamkaew P., Sukketsiri W., Hutamekalin P., Sroyraya M. The antioxidant and neurochemical activity of Apium graveolens L. and its ameliorative effect on MPTP-induced Parkinson-like symptoms in mice. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018; 18(103): 1-12
  • Tanasawet S., Boonruamkaew P., Sukketsiri W., Chonpathompikunlert P. Anxiolytic and free radical scavenging potential of Chinese celery (Apium graveolens) extract in mice. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2017; 7(1): 20-26
  • Boonruamkaew P., Sukketsiri W., Panichayupakaranant P., Kaewnam W., Tanasawet S., Tipmanee V., Hutamekalin P., Chonpathompikunlert P. Apium graveolens extract influences mood and cognition in healthy mice. J Nat Med. 2017; 71(3): 492-505
  • Boonruamkaew P., Chonpathompikunlert P., Vong L.B., Sakaue S., Tomidokoro Y., Ishii K., Tamaoka A., Nagasaki Y. Chronic treatment with a smart antioxidative nanoparticle for inhibition of amyloid plaque propagation in Tg2576 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Sci Rep. 2017; 7: 3785
  • Boonruamkaew P., Chonpathompikunlert P., Nagasaki Y. Redox nanoparticle therapeutics for acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in mice. Oxid Med Cell Longev. Harmful and Beneficial Role of ROS. 2016; 498459
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  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University
  • B.Pharm. (first class honors), Prince of Songkla University
  • Controlled drug delivery systems
  • Cosmetics for patients
  • Jantarat, C., Sirathanarun, P., Boonmee, S., Meechoosin, W., & Wangpittaya, H. (2018). Effect of piperine on skin permeation of curcumin from a bacterially derived cellulose-composite double-layer membrane for transdermal curcumin delivery. Scientia Pharmaceutica, 86(3), 39
  • Jantarat, C., Sirathanarun, P., Chuchue, T., Konpian, A., Sukkua, G., & Wongprasert, P. (2018). In vitro antimicrobial activity of gel containing the herbal ball extract against Propionibacterium acnes. Scientia Pharmaceutica, 86(1), 8
  • Jantarat, C., Sirathanarun, P., Ratanapongsai, S., Watcharakan, P., Sunyapong, S., & Wadu, A. (2014). Curcumin-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex preparation methods: Effect of common solvent evaporation, freeze drying, and pH shift on solubility and stability of curcumin. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 13(8), 1215-1223
  • Saengkaew, T., Jantarat, C., Nosoognoen, W., & Supornsilchai, V. (2017). Association between urinary phthalates and metabolic abnormalities in obese Thai children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 30(9), 931-938
  • Supornsilchai, V., Jantarat, C., Nosoognoen, W., Pornkunwilai, S., Wacharasindhu, S., & Soder, O. (2016). Increased levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in Thai girls with precocious puberty. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 29(11), 1233-1239
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  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University
  • Oral drug delivery systems
  • Petchsomrit, A., Sermkaew N., & Wiwattanapatapee, R. (2018). Self-microemulsifying, reconstituted granules for oral administration of curcumin: development and in vitro characterization. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 37(4), 740-747
  • Sermkaew, N., Plyduang, T., & Sakunpak, A. (2017). Sustained release multiparticulate oral drug delivery system of Piper betle leaf extract. Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (5th IPNaCS Conference issue), 41, 57-60
  • Petchsomrit, A., Sermkaew N., & Wiwattanapatapee, R. (2017). Alginate-based composite sponges as gastroretentive carriers for curcumin-loaded self-microemulsifying drug delivery systems. Scientica Pharmaceutica, 85(11), 1-16
  • Sakunpak, A., Suksaeree, J., Pathompak, P., Charoonratana, T., & Sermkaew, N. (2014). Antioxidant individual ɣ-oryzanol screening in cold-pressed rice bran oil of different Thai rice varieties by HPMC-DPPH method. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(6), 592-597
  • Petchsomrit, A., Sermkaew N., & Wiwattanapatapee, R. (2015). Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose-based sponges oaded self-microemulsifying curcumin: Preparation, characterization, and in vivo oral absorption studies. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(6), 1-10
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  • Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
  • B.Pharm., Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Sawatdee, S., Atipairin, A., Sae Yoon, A., Srichana, T. & Changsan, N. (2019). Enhanced dissolution of sildenafil citrate as dry foam tablets. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 1, 1-11
  • Songnaka, N. Sawatdee, S. & Atipairin, A. (2018). Stability-indicating HPLC method for determination of naproxen in an extemporaneous suspension. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 11, 4332-4338
  • Sawatdee, S., Atipairin, A., Sae Yoon, A., Srichana, T., Changsan, N., Suwandecha, T., Chantorn, W. & Phoem, A. (2018). Oral bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of sildenafil citrate dry foam tablets in rats. Cogent Medicine, 5, 1510821
  • Jeadkong, S., Sawatdee, S. & Atipairin, A. (2017). Determination of quinine sulfate in extemporaneous suspension by stability indicating high performance liquid chromatography. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 10, 1603-1610
  • Atipairin, A. & Sawatdee, S. (2016). Inclusion complexes between sildenafil citrate and cyclodextrins enhance drug solubility. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11, 104-105
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