Doctor of Philosophy Program
Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology (Double Degree Program: Chulalongkorn University - University of Liverpool)

Degree offered:  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Graduate Affairs, 3rd Floor, Anandamahidol Building, Faculty of Medicine,Chulalongkorn University, Rama 4 Rd., Pathumwan, Bangkok,10330, THAILAND
Phone: (+662) 2564775, 2564663 Ext.11

Contact person for enquiries:

Prof. Sunchai Payungporn, Ph.D.

Short introduction  

        Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology is an International Joint-Degree program, which is the cooperation between the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool.
        The curriculum has been developed by the collaboration between both universities. Students can choose to enroll in either Chulalongkorn University or University of Liverpool.
        Students will be provided with access to the electronic systems of both institutions. Every student will be assigned at least two supervisors, at least one supervisor employed by the University of Liverpool and at least one supervisor employed by Chulalongkorn University. Students will spend the minimum of 12 months at each institution. During their period of study, students may undertake the University of Liverpool’s Teaching for Researchers Program, and other suitable courses to develop their learning and teaching skills. If this is the case, then the students should spend a period at Liverpool in excess of 12 months.The joint Ph.D. award will be certified by a single certificate carrying the crest of both partner institutions.

Key research areas:  

Back pain, foot, and ankle disorders/ Diabetic foot care/Clinical virology / Molecular epidemiology/Epigenetics of cancer and aging/ Immunogenetics of autoimmune disease/Lymphatic filariasis / Tropical diseases/Mendelian disorders/ Congenital anomalies/ Mutation analyses/ Molecular and biology of medical viruses/ Molecular mechanisms of diseases with genetic susceptibility/ Nanomedicine/ Nanotechnology /Drug delivery/Neurodegeneration / Glial toxicity / Brain iron/ Rabies and other encephalitides/ Snake venoms/ Tumor angiogenesis/ Diabetic endothelial dysfunction/Virus/host factors and outcome of viral infectious diseases/ etc.

Research collaborations  
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Liverpool, England