Associate Professor Dr.Suchart  Kothan

Associate Professor Dr.Suchart Kothan, Ph.D Department of Radiologic Technology Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences Chiang Mai University Thailand.


2000-2004 :

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Biological Science) Burapha University Thailand

1995-1998 :

Master of Science (M.S) (Radiological Science) Mahidol University Thailand

1985-1989 :

Bachelor of Science (B.S) (Radiologic Technology) Chiang Mai University Thailand


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Selected current projects

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Research Interests

1. Multidrug Resistance

2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

3. Polyphenol and Antioxidant

Research Patents

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Research Publications

1. Belhaj-Tayeb H., Briane D., Vergote J., Kothan S., Leger G., Bendada S.E., et al. In vitro and in vivo study of 99mTc-MIBI encapsulated in PEG-liposomes: a promising radiotracer for tumour imaging. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2003 Apr;30(4):502-9

2. Kothan S., Dechsupa S., Leger G., Moretti J.L., Vergote J., Mankhetkorn S. Spontaneous mitochondrial membrane potential change during apoptotic induction by quercetin in K562 and K562/adr cells. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2004 Dec, 82(12), 1084-90.

3. Kothan S., Loetchutinat C., Dechsupa S., Moretti J.L., Monkhetkorn S. Quercetin induce ROSi depletion, impairment the mitochondria function and apoptosis in K562 and K562/adr cells. Bull Chiang Mai Assoc Med Sci, 2006, 39(2), 113-7.

4. Dechsupa S., Kothan S., Vergote J., Leger G., Martineau A., Berangeo S.,, Quercetin, Siamois 1 and Siamois 2 induce apoptosis in human breast cancer MDA-mB-435 cells xenograft in vivo. Cancer Biol Ther. 2007 Jan 6(1), 56-61.

5. Rangsoi N., Tassaneeyakul W., Mankhetkorn S., Kothan S., Loetchutinat C, Mahakunakorn P, et al. Alpha-Lipoic Acid-Induced Apoptosis and Synergistic Effect of Aflatoxin B1 on the Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species in Hepatoma cell Line HepG2. Thai J Pharmacol, 2007, 29(2), 25-35.

6. Tungjai M., Poompimon W., Loetchutinat C., Kothan S., Dechsupa N., Mankhetkorn S. Spectrophotometric Characterization of Behavior and the Predominant Species of Flavonoids in Physiological Buffer: Determination of Solubility, Lipophilicity and Anticancer Efficacy. The Open Drug Delivery Journal, 2008, 2, 10-9.

7. Suteebut R., Kothan S., Prasartwuth O. Effects of Eccentric Muscle Training on Achilles Tendon Adaptation of Healthy Persons. Thai Journal of Physical Therapy. 2010, 33(1), 18-31.

8. Choiprasert W., Dechsupa N., Kothan S., Garrigos M., Mankhetkorn S. Quercetin, Quercetrin Except Rutin Potentially Increased Pirarubicin Cytotoxicity by Non-Competitively Inhibiting the P-Glycoprotein-and MRP1 Function in Living K562/adr and GLC4/adr Cells American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2010, 5(1), 24-33.

9. Vongchan P., Wutti-In Y., Sajomsang W., Gonil P., Kothan S., Linhardt R.J., N,N,N-Trimethyl chitosan nanoparticles for the delivery of monoclonal antibodies against hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Carbohydr Polym. 2011 Apr 22, 85(1), 215-20.

10. Vongchan P., Kothan S., Wutti-In Y., Linhardt R.J., Inhibition of human tumor xenograft growth in nude mice by a novel monoclonal anti-HSPG isolated from human liver. Anticancer Res. 2011 Dec, 31(12), 4067-74.

11. Kothan S., Tungjai M., An Estimation of X-Radiation Output using Mathematic Model. American Journal of Applied Sciences. 2011, 8(9), 923-6.

12. Boripuntakul S., Kothan S., Methapatara P., Munkhetvit P., Sungkarat S., Short-Term Effects of Cognitive Training Program for Individuals with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 2012, 30(2), 138-49.

13. Hanpanich P., Pinlaor S., Charoensuk L., Yongvanit P., Thomas C., Kothan S., Mairiang E., MRI and (1)H MRS evaluation for the serial bile duct changes in hamsters after infection with Opisthorchis viverrini. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Oct;31(8):1418-25.

14. Sanjai C., Kothan S., Gonil P., Saesoo S., Sajomsang W., Chitosan-triphosphate nanoparticles for encapsulation of super-paramagnetic iron oxide as an MRI contrast agent. Carbohydr Polym. 2014 Apr 15;104:231-7.

15. Kaewjang S., Maghanemi U., Kothan S., Kim H.J., Limkitjaroenporn P, Kaewkhao J. New gadolinium based glasses for gamma-rays shielding materials. Nuclear Engineering and Design. 2014, 280, 21-6.

16. Park J.M., Ha D.H., Kaewjeang S., Maghanemi U., Kothan S., Kaewhkao J., Kim H.J., Luminescence properties of Ce3+ doped gadolinium-calcium-silicaborate glass scintillator. Radiation Measurements, 2016, 90, 166-169.

17. Kaewjaeng S., Insiripong S., Kim H.J., Maghanemi U., Kothan S., Ruengsri S., Kaewkhao, Optical and Luminescence Properties of Pr3+ in Gd2O3-CaO-SiO2-B2O3 Glasses. Key Engineering Materials. 2016, 676-675, 359-363.

18. Kothan S., Tungjai M., Sarachai S., Kaewjaeng S., Tuscharoen S., Limkitjaroenporn P., Kaewkhao J., Mass Attenuation Coefficients and Partial Interactions of BaO-ZnO-B2O3 Glasses System. Key Engineering Materials. 2016, 676-675, 438-442.

19. Sanjai C., Kothan S., Gonil P., Saesoo S., Sajomsang W., Super-paramagnetic loaded nanoparticles based on biological macromolecules for in vivo targeted MR imaging. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2016, 233-241.

20. Singh VP, Badiger NM, Kothan S, Kaewjaeng S, Korkut T, Kim HJ, et al. Gamma-ray and neutron shielding efficiency of Pb-free gadolinium-based glasses. Nuclear Science and Techniques. 2016;27(4):103.

21. Chanthima N., Kaewkhao J., Limkitjaroenporn P., Tuscharoen S., Kothan S., Tungjai M., Kaewjaeng S., Sarachai S., Limsuwan P., Development of BaO-ZnO-B2O3 glasses as a radiation shielding material. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2016 (In Press).