2011-2014 Characterization and detection of cytokines in immunological diseases supported by The National Research University Project of Thailand, Office of Higher Education Commission (Coinvestigator)
2012- 2014 Prevalence and effect of hepatitis virus infection on the severity of HIV infection and hepatotoxicity in HIV-infected Thai individuals receiving anti-retroviral therapy, supported by the fiscal year budget 2013-2014 of Thammasat University (Principle investigator)
2014 Effect of SDF-13’A polymorphism on HIV and hepatitis virus infection in Thais, supported by the Research Grant for Graduate Studies from the National Research Council of Thailand and from Thammasat University (Fiscal year 2014) (Research project advisor)
2015 Mechanisms of CXCR4/CXCR7/CXCL12 signaling in breast cancer cells in response to high-dose vitamin C, supported by Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University (Principle investigator)
2016 Prevalence and risk factors of chronic liver disease, and relationship of CXCL9-11 plasma levels to the severity of liver disease in Thai HIV-infected patients on anti-retroviral therapy, supported by the Fiscal Year Budget 2016 of Thammasat University (Principle investigator)
- Immunobiology of cancer metastasis and invasion
- Molecular virology: virus-host interaction, immunology of liver disease in HIV infection
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- Nalin Wongkattiya, Chareeporn Akekawatchai, Panchana Sanuansermsri, Ian Hamilton Fraser, Chayanin Pratoomsoot and Donruedee Sanguansermsri. Cheminal compositions and biological properties of essential oils from Zanthoxylum Rhetasa (Roxb.) DC and Zanthoxylum Limoella Alston. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2018 15 (2): 12-18.
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