Assistant Professor Dr.Suwit  Duangmano

SUWIT DUANGMANO, PhD Member of AMS Cancer Research Unit and MT Cancer Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. Suwit Duangmano is a lecturer at Division of Clinical Microscopy, Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University (Chiang Mai, Thailand) since 2014. He obtained his PhD at Mahidol University (Bangkok, Thailand) in 2011. He completed his doctoral research on "Molecular effects of cucurbitacin B on breast cancer inhibition" His research focuses on the capability of Thai natural products on tumor regression and/or inhibition of tumor growth. Specifically, the molecular mechanisms underlying the anticancer activity of Thai medicinal plants on human cancers.


1. Excellent Oral Presentation AwardCommission on Higher Education Congress IV: University Staff Development Consortium. The zign hotel, Pattaya, Thailand 2011

2. Avon Foundation-AACR Scholar-In-Training AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR) $2000; granted to attend the AACR 102nd

3. Scholarship from the Office of Higher Education Commission(The program strategic scholarships for frontier research network for the joint Ph.D. program) The O



B.Sc. (Medical Technology), Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Nareasuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand.


M.Sc. (Medical Technology), Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


Ph.D. (Medical Technology), Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand


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Selected current projects

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Research Interests

1. Chemopreventive and treatment of cancer

2. Anticancer Drug Development

Research Patents

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Research Publications

1. Duangmano S, Wonkngam S, Ladchantha P, Palanan W, Wongtagan O. Inhibitory effect of various Thai natural plants ethanolic extracts on platelet aggregation and blood coagulation in vitro. Bull Chiang Mai Assoc Med Sci. 2016; 49.

2. Pornprasert S, Wanachantararak P, Kantawong F, Chamnanprai S, Kongpan C, Pienthai N, Yanola J, Duangmano S, Prasannarong M. Excessive fluoride consumption increases haematological alteration in subjects with iron deficiency, thalassaemia, and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency. Environ Geochem Health. 2016 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

3. Kotepui M, Piwkham D, PhunPhuech B, Phiwklam N, Chupeerach C, Duangmano S. Effect of malaria parasite density on blood cell parameters. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 25;10(3):e0121057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121057. eCollection 2015.

4. Kotepui M, Wannaiampikul S, Chupeerach C, Duangmano S. A bibliometric analysis of diets and breast cancer research. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15(18):7625-8.

5. Kotepui M, Duangmano S, Piwkham D, Chupeerach C. Knowledge, attitudes, and practice of breast cancer screening among female personnel of Walailak University. Health Expect. 2014 Oct 18. doi: 10.1111/hex.12292. [Epub ahead of print]

6. Kotepui M, Phunphuech B, Phiwklam N, Chupeerach C, Duangmano S. Effect of malarial infection on haematological parameters in population near Thailand-Myanmar border. Malar J. 2014 Jun 5;13:218. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-218.

7. Duangmano S., Sae-lim P., Suksamrarn A., Patmasiriwat P., Domann F.E. Cucurbitacin B inhibits human breast cancer cell proliferation through disruption of microtubule polymerization and nucleophosmin/B23 translocation. BMC Complel & Alter med 2012; 12(185)

8. Duangmano S, Sae-lim P, Suksamrarn A, Patmasiriwat P, Domann F.E. Cucurbitacin B cause increased radiation sensitivity of human breast cancer cells via G2/M cell cycle arrest. Journal of Oncology 2012 Mar 27

9. Dakeng S, Duangmano S, Jiratchariyakul W, U-Pratya Y, B?gler O, Patmasiriwat P. Inhibition of Wnt signaling by cucurbitacin B in breast cancer cells: Reduction of Wnt associated proteins and reduced translocation of galectin-3-mediated ?-catenin to the nucleus. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 2011 Aug 22. doi: 10.1002/jcb.23326. [Epub ahead of print]

10. Duangmano S, Dakeng S, Jiratchariyakul W, Suksamrarn A, Smith D.R, Patmasiriwat P. Antiproliferative Effects of Cucurbitacin B in Breast Cancer Cells: Down-Regulation of the c-Myc/hTERT/Telomerase Pathway and Obstruction of the Cell Cycle. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2010; 11(12):5323-5338.

Research and professional experiences

2010 - 2011 :

Research training abroad with Prof. Frederick E. Domann, Free Radical and Radiation Biology program, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.