Assistant Professor Dr.Tarika  Thumvijit

Assistant Professor Dr. Tarika Thumvijit, Ph.D AMS Cancer Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology


1. Travel grant award in The 71st Annual Meeting of The Japanese Cancer Association (JCA). September19-21, 2012, Sapporo, Japan.

2. Excellent prize for Oral presentation in The 6th National Conference on Algae and Plankton. March 28-30, 2013, The Empress Convention Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand.


1990-1994 :

B.Sc. (Radiologic Technology), Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University

1997-2000 :

M.Sc. (Biochemistry), Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University

2009-2014 :

Ph.D. (Biotechnology), Graduate School, Chiang Mai University


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Selected current projects

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Research Interests

1. Radiation protection

2. Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials

Research Patents

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Research Publications

1. Taya, S. Thumvijit, T., Chewonarin, T., Punvittayagul, C., Wongpoomchai, R. Effect of Spirogyra neglecta on the early stages of 1, 2-dimethylhydrazine-induced colon carcinogenesis in rats. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2016 Dec 6

2. Tungjai M, Yingyai T, Thumvijit T. A comparison of radiochemical purity testing of 99mTc-Pentetate (DTPA) between paper and thin layer chromatographic techniques. Bull Chiang Mai Assoc Med Sci. 2016; 49 (3): 307-311.

3. Thumvijit T, Thuschana W, Inboot W, Peerapornpisal Y, and Wongpoomchai R. Evaluation of hepatic antioxidant capacities of Spirogyra neglecta (Hassall) K?tzing in rats Interdisc. Toxicol. 2014, 6(3):101-105.

4. Thumvijit T, Taya S, Punvittayagul C, Peerapornpisal Y, and Wongpoomchai R. Cancer chemopreventive effect of Spirogyra neglecta (Hassall) Ktzing on diethylnitrosamine induced hepatocarcinogenesis in rats. Asian. Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 2014. 15(4):1-6.

5. Thumvijit T, Inboot W, Peerapornpisal Y, Amornlerdpison D, and Wongpoomchai R. The Antimutagenic and Antioxidant Properties of Spirogyra neglecta (Hassall) K?tzing. J Med Plant Res. 2013, 7 (34): 2494-2500.

6. Thuschana W, Thumvijit T, Chansakaow S, et al (2012). Chemical constituents and antioxidant activities of Cleistocalyx nervosum fruits in in vitro and in vivo models. Thai J Toxicol, 27, 194-208.

7. Amornlerdpisal D, Mengumphan K, Thumvijit S and Peerapornpisal Y. AmornleAntioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Freshwater Macroalga, Cladophora glomerata Kutzing. Thai J Agric Sci. 44(5); 283-291.

8. Thumvijit S, Choiprasert W. Implementation of automated radiopharmaceutical dispenser with

9. integrated radiation shielding. Bull Chiang Mai Assoc Med Sci. 2009; 42 (3): 252-257.

10. Thumvijit S. Adsorption of radiopharmaceutical onto the disposable syringes influence on activity administered to the patients. Bull Chiang Mai Assoc Med Sci. 2006; 39 (3): 38-43

Research and professional experiences

2001-2002 :

Xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes

2005-2009 :

Radiation protection

2010-2013 :

Short-term carcinogenicity test (Ames test); Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Medium-term carcinogenicity test in rat model and Cancer prevention, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2014-2016 :

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (Radon)