Name: Pichart Uparanukraw

Associate Professor, M.D., Ph.D.

  pichart.u@cmu.ac.th

Education:

  • M.D.                                          Chiang Mai University (Thailand), 1984
  • Ph.D. (Molecular Biology)          Johns Hopkins School of Public health (USA), 1992

Teaching Activities:

  • Medical Parasitology
  • Clinical Parasitology

Research Emphasis:

  • Molecular Parasitology

 

Publications:

1. Kumar N, Nagasawa H, Sacci JB Jr, Sina BJ, Aikawa M, Atkinson C, Uparanukraw P, Kubiak LB, Azad AF, Hollingdale MR. Expression of members of the heat-shock protein 70 family in the exoerythrocytic stages of Plasmodium berghei and Plasmodium falciparum. Parasitol Res 1993; 79(2): 109-13.

2. Uparanukraw P, Toyoshima T, Aikawa M, Kumar N. Molecular cloning and localization of an abundant novel protein of Plasmodium berghei. Mol Biochem Parasitol 1993; 59(2): 223-34.

3. Morakote N, Siriprasert P, Piangjai S, Vitayasai P, Tookyang B, Uparanukraw P. Microsporidium and Cyclospora in human stools in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 1995; 26(4): 799-800.

4. Wiser MF, Jennings GJ, Uparanukraw P, van Belkum A, van Doorn LJ, Kumar N. Further characterization of a 58 kDa Plasmodium berghei phosphoprotein as a cochaperone. Mol Biochem Parasitol 1996; 83(1): 25-33.

5. Uparanukraw P, Morakote N. Detection of circulating Trichinella spiralis larvae by polymerase chain reaction. Parasitol Res 1997; 83(1): 52-6.

6. Uparanukraw P, Phongsri S, Morakote N. Fluctuations of larval excretion in Strongyloides stercoralis infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1999; 60(6): 967-73.

7. Uparanukraw P, Harnnoi T, Dantrakool A, Morakote N, Chaicumpa W. Recognition of deglycosylated larval proteins of Gnathostoma spinigerum by a monoclonal antibody and human gnathostomiasis antiserum. J Helminthol 1999; 73(3): 273-6.

8. Morakote N, Wijit A, Uparanukraw P. Further search for Taenia saginata asiatica in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Ann Trop Med Parasitol 2000; 94(5): 521-4.

9. Uparanukraw P, Morakote N, Harnnoi T, Dantrakool A. Molecular cloning of a gene encoding matrix metalloproteinase-like protein from Gnathostoma spinigerum. Parasitol Res 2001; 87(9): 751-7.

10. Uparanukraw P, Morakote N, Harnnoi T, Dantrakool A. Molecular cloning of a gene encoding matrix metalloproteinase-like protein from Gnathostoma spinigerum. Parasitol Res 2001; 87(9): 751-7.

11. Kongkerd N, Uparanukraw P, Morakote N, Sajid M, McKerrow JH. Identification and characterization of a cathepsin L-like cysteine protease from Gnathostoma spinigerum. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2008 Aug;160(2):129-37.

 


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