Emeritus Prof. Dr. Stitaya Sirisinha



  • Ph.D., University of Rochester, New York, USA
  • D.M.D., University of Alabama, Alabama, USA


Research interests:

  • Immunology and molecular biology of infectious and non-infectious tropical diseases
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Liver fluke infection caused by Opisthorchis viverrini
  • Nematode infections caused by Gnathostoma spinigerum and Angiostrongylus cantonensis
  • Bacterial infection (Melioidosis) caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei
  • Fungal infection caused by Penicillium marneffei
  • Pathogenesis of bacterial infection



  • 1975: First recipient of Mahidol University Award for Excellence in research
  • 1988: Recipient of Outstanding Scientist Award from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology
  • 1995: Recipient of Senior Research Scholar Award from the National Science and Technology Development Agency


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