Born 1950


  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Director, Chulabhorn Bone Marrow Transplant Center
  • Director, Siriraj Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Research
  • Fellow of Royal Institute (Thailand), Academy of Science
  • President of the Thai Society for Stem Cell Research


  • MD, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, 1974
  • Certified Board in Internal Medicine, 1978
  • Research Fellow, Department of Clinical Physiology, University of Ulm, Germany,  1980-82
  • Certified Board in Hematology, 1984
  • Clinical Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 1985

Membership and Fellowship

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London), FRCP
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians, FACP
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, FRCPA
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists (UK), FRCPath
  • Member of
    • American Society of Hematology,
    • Thai Society of Hematology,
    • International Society for Experimental Hematology,
    • American Association for Advancement of Science,
    • International Society of Hematology,
    • International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering,
    • British Society of Hematology,
    • Asian Conferences on Modern Therapy in Hematology,
    • International Society for Stem Cell Research,
    • Asia-Pacific Bone Marrow Transplantation Group

Honors and Awards

  • Quality Person of the Year 2012 in Medicine
  • Establishing the Annual Congress on Update in Breakthroughs in Hematology (AUBH ) 2011
  • National Outstanding Person in Science and Technology 2011
  • 2007 Dushdi Mala Medal for Innovation in Medicine  2008
  • Mahidol University Award for Outstanding Research  2008
  • Senior Research Scholar of Thailand Research Fund,  2005
  • Organizing the Humboldt Kolleg, “The Role of Science to Improve Quality of Life in Postgenomic Era”, 2003
  • President of Asia Pacific Bone Marrow Transplant Group, 2000
  • Organizing the 6th Congress of Asia-Pacific Bone Marrow Transplantation, 2000
  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Award  1998 for Outstanding Commitment and Dedication in Promoting Joint Research in US-Thailand Collaboration on Aplastic Anemia
  • National Best Research Award from National Research Council, 1993, 1995
  • Mahidol University-B-Braun Prize for Medical Research  1993

Publications (List of publications)

  • 119 papers (84 in international journals)
  • 25 Book Chapters