Sumitra Suntararuks

Name: Sumitra Suntararuks 

Office address: Laboratory of Pharmacology, 4 th Floor, Biomedical Science Building
54 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Talat Bang Khen, Lak Si, Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel: +66 2553 8555 (ext. 8286 )
E-mail: sumitra

Position: Research Scientist I

Research Interests
• Molecular and cell signaling pathways

• M.Sc. in Toxicology, Mahidol University
• B.Sc. in Nursing, Mahidol University

Area of expertise
• Lymphocyte proliferation, Immunoblot analysis, RT-PCR technique

• The Poster Award Winner on The 8th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (8CTDC) Under the Auspices of International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX) “Sharing Toxicological Knowledge for Healthy Life & Environment” September 10-13, 2012. Centara Grand, Central Ladprao, Bangkok, Thailand. (I-83) p.86.
Watcharasit P, Suntararuks S, Visitnonthachai D, Thiantanawat A, Satayavivad J.
β-catenin involvement in arsenic-induced VEGF expression in neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells
• Good Poster Award on The 27th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand. Prince of Songkla, Hat Yai, Thailand. October 16-18, 2001. p.628.
Suriyo T, Tuntawiroon J, Soontararuks S, Satayavivad J.
Modification of rotational behavior during subchronic exposure to paraquat in rat


•Sodium arsenite exposure impairs B cell proliferation and enhances vascular inflammation in Plasmodium berghei mouse model
Suntararuks S, Worasuttayangkurn L, Akanimanee J, Suriyo T, Nookabkaew S, ,Srisamut N, Visitnonthachai D, Watcharasit P, Satayavivad J.
Environ Toxicol Pharm. 2019; 66: 7-13.

• Arsenic impairs insulin signaling in differentiated neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells.
Niyomchan A, Visitnonthachai D, Suntararuks S, Ngamsiri P, Watcharasit P, Satayavivad J.
NeuroToxicology 2018; 66: 22-31.

• β-catenin involvement in arsenite-induced VEGF expression in neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells.
Watcharasit P, Suntararuks S, Visitnonthachai D, Thiantanawat A, Satayavivad J.
Environ Toxicol 2014; 29: 672-8.

• Safety evaluation of longan seed extract: Acute and repeated oral administration.
Worasuttayangkurn L, Watcharasit P, Rangkadilok N, Suntararuks S, Khamkong P, Satayavivad J.
Food Chem Toxicol 2012; 50: 3949-55.

• Low arsenite concentrations induce cell proliferation via activation of VEGF signaling in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells.
Watcharasit P, Visitnonthachai D, Suntararuks S, Thiantanawat A, Satayavivad J
Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2012; 33(1): 53-9.

• Acrylonitrile induced apoptosis via oxidative stress in neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cell.
Watcharasit P, Suntararuks S, Visitnonthachai D, Thiantanawat A, Satayavivad J
J Appl Toxicol 2010; 30(7): 649-55.

• Immunomodulatory effects of cadmium and Gynostemma pentaphyllum herbal tea on rat splenocyte proliferation.
Suntararuks S, Yoopan N, Rangkadilok N, Worasuttayangkurn L, Nookabkaew S, Satayavivad J
J Agric Food Chem 2008; 56: 9305-11.

• Activation of inflammation/NF-kappaB signaling in infants born to arsenic-exposed mothers.
Fry RC, Navasumrit P, Valiathan C, Svensson JP, Hogan BJ, Luo M, Bhattacharya S, Kandjanapa K, Soontararuks S, Nookabkaew S, Mahidol C, Ruchirawat M, Samson LD
PLoS Genet 2007; 3: 2180-9.


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