Staff of Human Nutrition Division


Siriporn Tuntipopipat, Ph.D.
E-mail : nustt@mahidol.ac.th
 

Current Position :

  • Lecturer

Educational Qualifications :

  • 2006 Ph.D. (Nutrition), Mahidol University
  • 1989 M.Sc. (Microbiology), Mahidol University
  • 1985 B.Sc. (Medical Technology) Second onors, Mahidol University

Training :

  • 1989 Certificate of Attendance The Comprehensive English Course, ELSI Thaqiland
  • 1992-1993 Special graduate student, department of immunology, faculty of medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2002 Application of Isotopes and Radiation in biology at ETH Zurich Switzerland
  • 2004 13C Urea Breath Test: A Non Invasive Method to Diagnose Helicobacter pylori in the population
  • 2006-2007 Postdoctoral Fellow, , department of Human nutrition, College of Education and Human Ecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

Honors and Awards :

  • 1981-1985 B.Sc. Gold medal for the highest G.P.A. studen
  • 1988 Dr. Tab Nilanithi Foundation Scholarship
  • 2006-2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship from The Ellison Medical Foundation in Nutrition and Infection / the International Nutrition Foundation in cooperation with the United Nations University and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences

Research Interests and Expertise :

  • Nutrition and immunity
  • Nutrient bioavailability

Presentations in Conference/Symposium/Workshop (National) :

  • Gowachirapant S, Wasantwisut E, Sungpuag P, Kosulwat V, Tuntipopipat S, Pattanapanyasat K. Effect of Carrot Consumption on Plasma Carotenoids and Lymphocyte Subpopulations in Health Subjects.

Presentations in Conference/Symposium/Workshop (International) :

  1. Tuntipopipat S, Walczyk T, Zeder C, Wasantwisut E, Sirichakwal P P; and Hurrell R F. Iron absorption by human subjects from different iron fortification compounds added to Thai fish sauce. International Society for Trace Element Research in Humans (ISTERH) 7th International Conference “Trace Element Nutrition and Human Disease”, Bangkok, Thailand, November 7-12, 2004. (Poster)
  2. Siriporn Tuntipopipat, Thomas Walczyk, Kunchit Judprasong, Christophe Zeder, Emorn Wasantwisut, Pattanee Winichagoon, Somsri Charoenkiatkul, Richard Hurrell. Effect of chili and turmeric on human iron absorption. Experimental Biology 2006, San Francisco, USA, (Poster)
  3. Siriporn Tuntipopipat, Thomas Walczyk, Kunchit Judprasong, Christophe Zeder, Emorn Wasantwisut, Pattanee Winichagoon, Somsri Charoenkiatkul, Richard Hurrell. Effect of chili and turmeric on human iron absorption. Bioavailability 2006, Chiengmai , Thailand, (Oral presentation)
  4. Siriporn Tuntipopipat, Mark L Failla. Anti-inflammatory activity of extracts of Thai spices and herbs. Experimental Biology 2008, San Diego, April 4 – 9, USA (Poster)

Publications :

     A. National level

  1. Gowachirapant S, Wasantwisut E, Sungpuag P, Kosulwat V, Tuntipopipat S, Pattanapanyasat K. Effect of carrot consumption on plasma carotenoids and lymphocyte subpopulations in healthy subjects. J Nutr Assoc Thai. 2003; 38:7-18.

     B. International level

  1. Tuntipopipat S, Muangnoi C, Failla ML. Anti-inflammatory activities of extracts of Thai spices and herbs with lipopolysaccharide-activated RAW 264.7 murine macrophages. J Med Food. 2009 Dec;12(6):1213-20.
  2. Tuntipopipat S, Zeder C, Siriprapa P, Charoenkiatkul S. Inhibitory effects of spices and herbs on iron availability. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2009;60 Suppl 1:43-55
  3. Charoenkiatkul S, Kriengsinyos W, Tuntipopipat S, Suthutvoravut U, Weaver CM. Calcium absorption from commonly consumed vegetables in healthy Thai women. J Food Sci. 2008 Nov;73(9):H218-21.
  4. Tuntipopipat S, Judprasong K, Zeder C, Wasantwisut E, Winichagoon P, Charoenkiatkul S, et al. Chili, but not turmeric, inhibits iron absorption in young women from an iron-fortified composite meal. J Nutr. 2006; 136(12):2970-4.
  5. Walczyk T, Tuntipopipat S, Zeder C, Sirichakwal P, Wasantwisut E, Hurrell RF. Iron absorption by human subjects from different iron fortification compounds added to Thai fish sauce. Eur J of Clin Nutr. 2005; 59(5):668-74.
  6. Tuntipopipat S, Chawengkirttikul R, Sirisinha S. A simplified method for the fractionation of Gnathostoma-specific antigens for serodiagnosis of human gnathostomosis. Journal of Helminthology. 1993; 67(4):297-304.
  7. Lin H, Mosmann TR, Guilbert L, Tuntipopipat S, Wegmann TG. Synthesis of T helper 2-type cytokines at the maternal-fetal interface. J Immunology. 1993; 151(9):4562-73.
  8. Kramer TR, Udomkesmalee E, Dhanamitta S, Sirisinha S, Charoenkiatkul S, Tuntipopipat S, et al. Lymphocyte responsiveness of children supplemented with vitamin A and zinc. Am J Clin Nutr. 1993; 58(4):566-70.
  9. Udomkesmalee E, Dhanamitta S, Sirisinha S, Charoenkiatkul S, Tuntipopipat S, Banjong O, et al. Effect of vitamin A and zinc supplementation on the nutriture of children in Northeast Thailand. Am J Clin Nutr. 1992; 56(1):50-7.
  10. Tuntipopipat S, Chawengkiattikul R, Witoonpanich R, Chiemchanya S, Sirisinha S. Antigens, antibodies and immune complexes in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with cerebral gnathostomiasis. The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health. 1989; 20(3):439-46.

Research Experiences :

  1. Immunodiagnosis of nematode infection
  2. Immunological response in vitamin A and zinc deficiency children
  3. Research immunological response of P.monodon (shrimp) against  various immunostimulants, for example, LPS, b-glucan and Peptidoglycan
  4. Water quality parameters and sediment charaters to minimise any risk factors which affect on shrimp health
  5. Waste treatment and utilise the treated organic waste as a nutrient for artemia feed
  6. Iron absorption by stable isotope technique
  7. Food chemistry analysis of nutrient and non-nutrient in food samples
  8. Determination the effect of inhibitor or enhancer on iron dialysability
  9. Study inflammatory response of LPS-activated murine macrophage Cell line (RAW264.7)
  10. Study anti-inflammatory effect of spices/herbs extract by cell culture