Congratulations to Research Professor Dr.Jetsumon (Sattabongkot)Prachumsri for receiving an outstanding Alumni Awards Year 2020 of the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University on 21 October 2020. (Mahidol University…Read more »

To Culture a Parasite

As a biomedical science graduate who has been training at MVRU for just under a month, I’d say that there is hardly a parasite more interesting than P. vivax. To me, what is so attractive about this parasite is not what…Read more »

Are we on track to #endmalaria?

Real talk: Are we on track to #endmalaria? This year’s World Malaria Day theme, "Zero Malaria Starts With Me" re-energizes the fight to eliminate malaria which, despite being preventable and treatable, still kills over…Read more »

Melbourne PhD student Zoe Liu visits Mahidol Vivax...

November 1, 2018 By Zoe Liu For every PhD student who studies population health, we dream of travelling to countries where our disease of interest is endemic, and I am no exception. I have been looking at naturally…Read more »

Special Pre-meeting event: Case studies of Tropical...

Dr. Jetsumon, director of MVRU, has a presentation on Cases studies of Tropical Health, Pre-meeting course for JITMM 2018 on the topic of Challenges for Malaria elimination in GMS at Amari water gate hotel. This pre…Read more »

Preprint manuscript on #malaria #serology using...

Please check out this preprint manuscript on BioRxiv A major gap for malaria elimination toolkit for Plasmodium vivax malaria is the identification of individuals…Read more »

Merozome of P. vivax obtained from in vitro culture...

In vitro culture of P. vivax liver satge using HCO4 cell line. This video is taken by Mr. Wiwatchai Chanbanchong, PhD student who's working on the identification of host factors that regulate P. vivax liverstage…Read more »

Enrichment of reticulocytes from peripheral blood

During the past decades, many efforts have been undertaken to establish a continuous culture system for P. vivax . One of the major challenges in the development of in vitro culture of P. vivax lies in its preference…Read more »

Production of Plasmodium vivax sporozoites

This cool video produced by Dr. Nil Gural. It shows you how we produce P. vivax sporozoites. It requires the following not-so-pleasant steps: (1) Forced Mating (2) Access to malaria infected blood from patients (3) On…Read more »

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene...

Patricia F. Walker, the President of ASTMH, welcomed two new councilors: Prof. David H. Hamer from Boston University, and Dr. Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri from MVRU, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University…Read more »

Phase II of ICEMR

MVRU and team at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine have continued participating in “Phase II of the Southeast Asia ICMER” funded by NIAID/NIH, USA. The study is directed by Dr. Liwang Cui from Pennsylvania State…Read more »

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) award of the year

On 10 October 2017, Dr. Jetsumon Sattabongkot Prachumsri from MVRU, Mahidol University, Thailand together with Prof. Dennis Kyle, University of South Florida, Prof. Elizabeth Winzeler, University of California received…Read more »

Ivermectin for malaria elimination

Current interventions such as long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs), indoor residual spraying with insecticides (IRS) and malaria diagnosis and treatment have succeeded and greatly reduce global malaria…Read more »

Transferrin receptor 1 is a reticulocyte-specific...

P. vivax is notorious for its strong preference for young red blood cells (reticulocytes). In 1992, Galinski and her team first reported identification of P. vivax proteins responsible for recognising the reticulocytes…Read more »