Senior Researcher, Malaria Clinical Team
Thai clinician and Research Physician Prakaykaew (Jib) Charunwatthana has been a member of the Malaria Department at MORU since 2002.
Jib’s current focus is clinical research of malaria in Thailand and Bangladesh, with a focus on pathophysiology and treatment both in uncomplicated and severe malaria.
Apart from malaria research, Jib is also studies vector-borne diseases, such as scrub typhus, dengue and chikungunya with her master’s and doctoral students at Mahidol University. Jib is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University.
Jib’s previous research work included examining the efficacy of antimalarial treatments for P. vivax in Thailand and clinical studies on adjunctive treatments for malaria such as N-acetylcysteine, levamisole and Sevuparin.
Jib was PhD student under the supervision of Prof Arjen M Dondorp and graduated in 2007 from Mahidol University. In addition to working at MORU, Jib is also a staff lecturer at the Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, in Mahidol University’s Faculty of Tropical Medicine.
Burden of soil-transmitted helminth infection in pregnant refugees and migrants on the Thailand-Myanmar border: Results from a retrospective cohort.
Brummaier T. et al, (2021), PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 15
Prevalence and determinants of perinatal depression among labour migrant and refugee women on the Thai-Myanmar border: a cohort study
Fellmeth G. et al, (2020), BMC Psychiatry, 20
Prevalence and diversity of human rotavirus among Thai adults.
Satayarak J. et al, (2020), Journal of medical virology, 92, 2582 - 2592
Cytokine Expression in Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Patients with Bleeding and Severe Hepatitis.
Imad HA. et al, (2020), The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 102, 943 - 950
Declining Burden of Plasmodium vivax in a Population in Northwestern Thailand from 1995 to 2016 before Comprehensive Primaquine Prescription for Radical Cure
Chu CS. et al, (2020), The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 102, 147 - 150