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MD-KKU Department of Parasitology hosts Professors from Suzuki University of Medical Science, Japan


They have been doing collaborative research with Prof. Somchai Pinlaor, Department of Parasitology, and Assoc.Prof. Ranoo Thanan, Department of Biochemistry, on Cholangiocarcinoma carcinogenesis via chronic Opisthorchis viverrini infection since 2003. Recently, they have extended this work to include Clonorchis sinensis. During this visit, they updated results of their research, and discussed future directions to further strengthen their scientific research cooperation.

Professor Pinlaor and Department members and Prof. Arima’s team also met with Assist. Prof. Jutarop Phetcharaburanin, Assistant Dean for Research and International Relations Affairs, to discuss strategies for strengthening exchanges and collaboration of young researchers between the two universities.



Reporting by Sathaphorn Onlamun

Editing by Prof. John F Smith