Sita Virakul, Lecturer, Ph.D.

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2016      Ph.D. in Immunology, Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands
2009      M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
2007      B.Sc. (second class honor) in Microbiology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
2010      The 7th International Summer School on Immunogenetics by EFI, ASHI and APHIA (3rd to 6th October) Messolonghi, Greece
Research Interest
- Autoimmunity
- fibrosis
- Grave’s ophthalmopathy
- Systemic sclerosis
- Roles of DNA methylation in fibrotic diseases
- Roles of fibroblast in fibrotic diseases
- Roles of growth factors in fibrotic diseases
- Application of small molecule drugs as targeted treatment
Publications from scopus

Other Publications
  1. Virakul S, van Steensel L, Dalm VA, Paridaens D, van Hagen PM and Dik WA. Platelet-derived growth factor: a key factor in the pathogenesis of graves' ophthalmopathy and potential target for treatment. Eur Thyroid J. 2014 Dec;3(4):217-26.
Grants, Awards and Reconition
2012      PhD scholarship from Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands
2009      The 90th Anniversary of Chulalongkorn University Fund (Ratchadaphiseksomphot Endowment Fund), Thailand
2008      Certification for excellent student, the Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation, Thailand