On September 25, 2023, MD-KKU congratulated Miss Orasa Panawan and Miss Saowaluk Saisomboon, the two latest graduates from the Double Ph.D. Degree Program (DDP) between Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program, MD-KKU and Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kumamoto University (KU), Japan.
Miss Panawan was supervised by Assoc. Prof. Atit Silsirivanit and Assoc. Prof. Norie Araki, and Miss Saisomboon was supervised by Assoc. Prof. Kulthida Vaeteewoottacharn and Prof. Seiji Okada. Assoc. Prof. Vaeteewoottacharn and Assoc. Prof. Silsirivanit, Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program representatives, also attended the students’ graduation day.
The DDP agreement between Kumamoto University and Khon Kaen University was initiated in 2017, and now also includes Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Faculties of Medicine and Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, and Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University.
Reporting by Sathaphorn Onlamun
Editing by Prof. John F Smith