Center of Excellence for Innovation in Chemistry (CEIC-NU)
 
 
Website : http://admin.pha.nu.ac.th/agencies_content.php?n_id=14
Deputy Director
No. Name Faculty Telephone e-mail
1 Associate Professor Dr. Jarupa Viyoch Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University Tel: 055-961875 Fax: 055-963731 jarupav@nu.ac.th, jarupaviyoch4@yahoo.com
 
Outstanding Reseachers
No. Name Faculty Telephone e-mail
1 Associate Professor Dr. Neti Waranuch Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University Tel: 081-5339002 Fax: 055-963731 netiw@nu.ac.th
2 Associate Professor Dr. Kornkanok Ingkaninan Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University Tel: 055-961860 Fax: 055-963731 k_ingkaninan@yahoo.com
3 Associate Professor Dr. Metha Rutnakornpituk Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Naresuan University Tel: 086-5893736 mrutnako@hotmail.com
4 Associate Professor Dr. Rakchart Traiphol Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Naresuan University Tel: 055-963451 rakchartt@nu.ac.th
5 Dr. Uthai Wichai Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Naresuan University Tel: 055-963466 uwichai@hotmail.com
 
Members
No. Name Faculty Telephone e-mail
1 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jarupa  Viyoch Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-963682 jarupaviyoch4@yahoo.com
2 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kornkanok Ingkaninan Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961860 k_ingkaninan@yahoo.com
3 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantaka Khorana Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961862 nantaka_99@yahoo.com
4 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sakchai Wittaya-areekul Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961881 sakchai99@yahoo.com
5 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tasana Pitaksuteepong Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961877 tasanap@nu.ac.th
6 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Srisagul Sungthongjeen Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961885 sungts2000@yahoo.com
7 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Neti  Waranuch Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-964267 netiw@nu.ac.th
8 Asst. Prof. Dr. Waree Tiyaboonchai Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961873 pphrase@yahoo.com
9 Asst. Prof. Dr. Assadang Polnok Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961879 assadangp@yahoo.com
10 Asst. Prof. Dr. Soravoot Rujivipat Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961876 soravoot_rujivipat@hotmail.com
11 Asst. Prof. Dr. Nanteetip Limpeanchob Pharmaceutical Sciences 055-961822 nanteetipl@hotmail.com
12 Asst. Prof. Dr. Nuttawut Saelim Pharmaceutical Sciences 084-6207980 nut456zz@hotmail.com
13 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metha Rutnakornpituk Science 055-963464 mrutnako@hotmail.com
14 Asst. Prof. Lt. Jg. Dr. Nipaphat  Charoenthai Science 055-963453 nipaphatc@nu.ac.th
15 Asst. Prof. Dr. Prinya  Masawat Science 055-963439 prinyam@nu.ac.th
16 Asst. Prof. Dr. Rakchart  Traiphol Science 055-963451 rakchartt@nu.ac.th
17 Dr. Orawan  Kritsunankul Science 084-0435379 orawantue@yahoo.com
18 Dr. Jintana Klamtet Science 055-963422 jintanakl@nu.ac.th
19 Dr. Chaturong Suparpprom Science 055-963462 chaturongs@nu.ac.th
20 Dr. Boonjira Rutnakornpituk Science

055-963420, 055-963466

b_boonjira@hotmail.com
21 Dr. Anusorn Worasing Science 055-963461 anusornv@yahoo.com
22 Dr. Kittipong Chainok Science

055-963419, 084-9310991

kittipongc@nu.ac.th
23 Dr. Supratra Pratumchart Science 0-5596-3433 supatraw@nu.ac.th
24 Dr. Filip Kielar Science   filip.kielar@gmail.com
25 Dr. Gareth Ross Science   gareth@nu.ac.th
 

Objectives
1. To produce for knowledge-based innovation
2. To produce high quality research in various areas of chemical sciences and related disciplines, particularly in bioactive natural product for cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical
3. To enhance the quality and the number of postgraduate students in chemical sciences and related disciplines
4. To establish research collaboration and innovation with relevant industries.

Activities

Research Focuses
 
National and International Collaboration
Effective collaborations are being carried out by the members; for instances- Kyushu University, Japan; Xinjiang University, China; Franche-Comte, France, Leiden University, The Netherlands and Academia Sinica, Taiwan. The research collaborations, including staff exchanges have been established.
 
Outstanding Innovation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Publication
1. Faikrua A, Wittaya-areekul S, Oonkhanond B, Viyoch J (2014) A Thermosensitive chitosan/corn starch/?-glycerol phosphate hydrogel containing TGF-?1 promotes differentiation of MSCs into chondrocyte-like cells. (accepted)
2. Itsarasook K, Ingkaninan K, Viyoch J (2014) Artocarpin-enriched extract reverses collagen metabolism in UV-exposed fibroblasts. Biologia 69: 943-951.
3. Phetdee K, Rakchai R, Rattanamanee R, Tiakthong T, Viyoch J (2014) Preventive effects of tamarind seed coat extract on UVA-induced alterations in human skin fibroblasts. Journal of Cosmetic Science 65: 1-14.
4. Faikrua A, Wittaya-areekul S, Oonkhanond B, Viyoch J (2013) In vivo chondrocyte and transforming growth factor-beta1 delivery using the thermosensitive chitosan/starch/beta-glycerol phosphate hydrogel. Journal of Biomaterials Applications 28 : 175-186.
5. Luangbudnark W, Viyoch J, Laupattarakasem W, Surakunprapha P, Laupattarakasem P (2012) Properties and biocompatibility of silk fibroin and chitosan blend films for application in skin tissue engineering. ScientificWorldJournal 2012:697201. doi: 10.1100/2012/697201. Epub 2012 May 22.
6. Inpanya P, Faikrua A, Ounaroon A, Sittichokechaiwut A, Viyoch J (2012) Effects of the blended fibroin/aloe gel film on wound healing in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Biomedical Materials. ;7 : 035008. doi: 10.1088/1748-6041/7/3/035008. Epub 2012 Mar 15
7. Intarapasit S, Faikrua A, Sitthichokechaiwaut A, Viyoch J (2012) Efficacy evaluation of the fibroblast-seded collagen/chitosan scaffold for application in skin tissue engineering. ScienceAsia 38 : 268-277.
8. Viyoch J, Mahingsa K, Kornkanok I (2012) Effects of Thai Musa species on prevention of UVB-induced skin damage in mice. Food and Chemical Toxicology 50 : 4292-4301.
9. Phetdee K, Rattanamanee R, Tiakthong T, Viyoch J (2012) Tamarind seed coat extract reduces melanin production via tyrosinase in melanocyte. Journal of Biological Sciences 12 : 239-245.
10. Kongros K., Bunyaratvej A, Viyoch J, Sila-asna M (2012) The effects of the seed extract of Mucuna gigantea on the expression of neural markers in mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 6 : 1297-1303.
11. Lahnwong S, Viyoch J, Laupattarakasem W, Laupattarakasem P (2011) An injectable hydrogel for cartilage engineering : Physicochemical properties and biocompatibility with human adipose-derived stem cells. Research Journal of Biological Sciences 6: 480-486.
12. Temkitthawon P, Hinds TR, Beavo JA, Viyoch J, Suwanborirux K, Pongamornkul W, Sawasdee P, Ingkaninan K (2011) Kaempferia parviflora, a plant used in traditional medicine to enhance sexual performance contains large amounts of low affinity PDE5 inhibitors. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137: 1437-1441.
13. Buranajaree S, Donsing P, Jeenapongsa R, Viyoch J (2011) Depigmenting action of nanoemulsion containing Artocarpus incisus's heartwood extract on UVB-induced hyperpigmentation in C57BL/6 mice. Journal of Cosmetic Science 62: 1-14.
14. Ngoenkam J, Faikrua A, Yasothornsrikul S, Viyoch J (2010) Potential of an injectable chitosan/starch/? -glycerol phosphate hydrogel for sustaining normal chondrocyte function. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 391: 115-124.
15. Viyoch J, Tengamnuay I, Phetdee K, Tuntijarukorn P, Waranuch N (2010) Effects of trans-4-(aminomethyl) cyclohexanecarboxylic acid/potassium azeloyl diglycinate/niacinamide topical emulsion in Thai adults with melasma : A single-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled study. Current Therapeutic Research: Clinical and Experimental 71: 345-359.
16. Viyoch J, Buranajaree S, Grandmottet F, Robin S, Binda D, Viennet C, waranuch N, Humbert P (2010) Evaluation of the effect of Thai breadfruit's heartwood extract on biological functions of fibroblasts from wrinkles. Journal of Cosmetic Science 61: 311-324.
17. Pansang S, Maphanta S, Tuntijarukorn P, Viyoch J. (2010) Skin irritation test of a microemulsion containing essential oil isolated from Ocimum basilicum. ScienceAsia 36: 355-358.
18. Faikrua A, Jeenapongsa R, Sila-asnac M, Viyoch J (2009) Properties of _-glycerol phosphate/collagen/chitosan blend scaffolds for application in skin tissue engineering. ScienceAsia 35: 247-254.
19. Manthaisong R, Chiyakunapruk N, Warnnissor P, Viyoch J (2009) Cleansing lotion containing tamarind fruit pulp's extract: III Study of lightening efficacy and skin irritation on Asian skin type. ScienceASia 35: 24-31.
20. Donsing P, Limpeanchob N, Viyoch J (2008) Effect of the effect of Thai breadfruit's heartwood extract on melanogenesis-inhibitory and antioxidation activities. Journal of Cosmetic Science 59: 41-85.
21. Boriwanwattanarak P, Ingkaninan K, Khorana N, Viyoch J (2008) Development of hydrogel patch for controlling the release of curcuminoids by using chitosan as controlled-release matrix. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 30: 205-218.
22. Phetdee M, Polnok A, Viyoch J (2008) Development of liposomes and chitosan-coated liposomes for sustained delivery of tamarind fruit pulp's extract to the skin. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 30 : 285-295.
23. Donsing P, Viyoch J (2008) Thai breadfruit's heartwood extract : A new approach to skin whitening. Srinakharinwirot Science Journal 24: 9-23.
24. Tiyaboonchai W, Srisopa P, Viyoch J, Ingkaninan K (2008) Solid lipid microparticles as a delivery carrier for turmeric crude extract containing curcuminoids. Naresuan University Journal 16: 43-55.
25. Temkitthawon P, Viyoch J, Limpeanchob N, Pongamornkul, Sirikul C, Kumpila A, Suwanborirux K, Ingkaninan K (2008) Screening for phosphodiesterase inhibitory activity of Thai medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119:214-217.
26. Srichaiya A, Longchoopol C, Oo-puthinan S, Sayasathid J, Sripalakit P, Viyoch J (2008) Bioequivalence of generic lamotrigine 100-mg tablets in healthy Thai male volunteers : A randomized, single-dose, two-period, two-sequence crossover study. Clinical Therapeutics 30: 1844-1851.
27. Manthaisong R, Viyoch J, Chiyakunapruk N, Warnnissor P (2007) Cleansing lotion containing tamarind fruit pulp's extract: Study of cumulative irritant contact dermatitis in human. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 6: 178-182.
28. Limpeanchob N, Tiyaboonchai W, Lamlertthon S, Viyoch J, Jaipan S. (2006) Efficacy and toxicity of amphotericin B-chitosan nanoparticles in mice with induced systemic candidiasis. Naresuan University Journal 14: 27-34.
29. Temkitthawon P, Viyoch J, Ingkaninan K (2006) Screening for PDE inhibitory activity from Thai traditional plants used as rejuvenating and aphrodisiac agents. Planta Medica 72: 998.
30. Viyoch J, Matsunaga N, Yoshida M, To H, Higuchi S, Ohdo S. (2005) Effect of haloperidol on mPer1 gene expression in mouse SCN. Journal of Biological Chemistry 280: 6309-6315.
31. Viyoch J, Sudemek T, Srema W, Suwongkrua W. (2005) Development of hydrogel patch for controlled delivery of alpha-hydroxy acid contained in the extract of tamarind's fruit pulp. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 27: 89-99.
32. Viyoch J, Patcharaworakulchai P, Songmek R, Pimsan V, Wittaya-Areekul S. (2003) Formulations and development of patch containing tamarind fruit extract using the blended chitosan-starch as a rate-controlling matrix. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 25: 113-125.
33. Viyoch J, Klinthong N, Siripaisal W. (2003) Formulation and development of o/w emulsion containing tamarind fruit extract. I. Physical characteristics and stability of emulsion. Naresuan University Journal11: 29-49.
34. Viyoch J (2002) Novel drug delivery system: Chronopharmacotherapeutic approach. Naresuan University Journal 10:73-84.
35. Viyoch J, Ohdo S, Yukawa E, Higuchi S. (2001) Dosing time-dependent tolerance of catalepsy by repetitive administration of haloperidol in mice. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutic 298: 964-969.

Patent (International)
1. Viyoch J, Naresuan University, Thailand Research Fund and Axis IP Holding LTD., System and Method for Preparing a Controlled Release Preparation, Viyoch J, Naresuan University, Thailand Research Fund and Axis IP Holding LTD., System and Method for Preparing a Controlled Release Preparation, WO10062261, Patent Cooperation Treaty Application, June 2010

Petty Patent (Thailand)
1. Viyoch J, Faikrua A, Sila-asana M. Blending Collagen/Chitosan Scaffold for Application in Skin Tissue Engineering. Application Number: 0703001109, Approved Date: 10 June 2009, Petty Patent Number : 4905, Applicant: National Research Council of Thailand
2. Viyoch J, Ngoenkam J. Thermosensitive Hydrogel of Blending Crab Chitosan/Starch for controlled release of therapeutic agents or biomaterials. Application Number: 0803000 087, Approved Date: 2 July 2009, Petty Patent Number : 4943, Applicant: National Center for Genetic Enginnering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand

Presentation (International)
1. Faikrua A, Viyoch J. Effect of chitosan's sources on the physicochemical properties of collagen/chitosan matrix. Poster presentation at 3rd World Congress in Regenerative Medicine, Leipzig, Germany, October 15-24, 2007
2. Viyoch J, Faikrua A, Evaluation of In Situ-Forming Chitosan/ Starch Hydrogel for Retaining Chondrocyte Function : In vivo study. Oral presentation at 5th World Congress on Preventative & Regenerative Medicine, Hanover, Germany, October 5-7, 2010.
3. Faikrua A, Viyoch J. The thermosensitive chitosan/corn starch/β-glycerol phosphate hydrogel: A promising device for application in cartilage tissue engineering. Poster presentation at 5th World Congress on Preventative & Regenerative Medicine, Hanover, Germany, October 5-7, 2010.
4. Viyoch J, Rakchai R, Phetdee K. Protective effects of tamarind seed coat extract in UVA-irradiated human skin fibroblasts. Oral presentation at World Congress of the International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the skin (ISBS), DGI-byen Conference Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28 – 30, 2012.

Contact
Associate Professor Dr. Jarupa Viyoch
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University
Tel: 055-961875 Fax: 055-963731
e-mail : jarupav@nu.ac.th, jarupaviyoch4@yahoo.com

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