Assistant Professor Dr.Khanittha  Punturee


Member of AMS Cancer Research Unit and MT Cancer Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand Dr.Khanittha Punturee (Taneyhill) is a lecturer at the Division of Clinical Chemistry, Department of Medical Technology, Faculties of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. She received her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. She was also a research fellow during her Ph.D. study in the Molecular Epidemiology Unit,


Qualifications


1996

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

2005

Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

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Research Interests

1. Direct and indirect mechanism of anti-cancer activity of Thai medicinal plants

2. Mechanism of particulate matter induced lung injury and lung cancer

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Research Publications

1. Panyathep A, Chewonarin T, Taneyhill K, Vinitketkumnuen U, Surh YJ. Effects of dried longan seed (Euphoria longana Lam.) extract on VEGF secretion and expression in colon cancer cells and angiogenesis in human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Journal of Functional Foods (2013), 5 (3), 1088-96.

2. Panyathep A, Chewonarin T, Taneyhill K, Vinitketkumnuen U. Anti-oxidant and anti-MMPs activities of dried longan (Euphoria longana Lam.) seed extract. Science Asia (2013), 39 (1), 12-18.

3. Panyathep A, Chewonarin T, Taneyhill K, Vinitketkumnuen U, Surh YJ. Inhibitory Effects of Dried Longan (Euphoria longana Lam.) Seed Extract on Invasion and Matrix Metalloproteinase of Colon Cancer Cells. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2013), 61, 3631-41.

4. Vinitketkumnuen U, Taneyhill K, Chewonarin T, Chunram N, Vinitketkumnuen A and Tansuwanwong S. Exposure to Ambient PM2.5 and PM 10 and Health Effects. CMU J Nat Sci. 2007; 6: 1-10.

5. Vinitketkumnuen U, Taneyhill K, Chewonarin T, and et al. Particulate matter mornitoring in Chiang Mai-Lumphun Basin: an investigation of PM2.5-PM10 relationship and cytotoxic effects on alveolar type II and alveolar macrophage cell line. Chin J Pharmacol Toxicol. 2006: 20; 168-169.

6. Punturee K, Wild CP, Kasinrerk W, Vinitketkumnuen U. Immunomodulatory activities of Centella asiatica and Rhinacanthus nasutus extracts. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2005: 6; 396-400.

7. Punturee K, Kasinrerk W, Wild CP, Vinitketkumnuen U. Immunomodulatory effects of Thai medicinal plants on the mitogen stimulated proliferation of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells in vitro. Chiangmai Med Bull. 2005: 44; 1-12.

8. Punturee K, Wild CP, Vinitketkumneun U. Thai medicinal plants modulate nitric oxide and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in J774.2 mouse macrophages. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004: 95; 183-9.