Supeenun Unchern

Associate Professor
  • B.Sc. (Pharm) (Honours) Chulalongkorn University
  • M.Sc. (Pharmacology) Mahidol University
  • Ph.D. (Pharmacology) Mahidol University
Current Research
  • The effect of bromelain on metabolism of NO, blood pressure in normal and in knee OA patients
  • The study of bromelain: efficacy of long term high dose on clinical outcome, levels of mediators and cytokine in knee OA patients compare with diclofenac sodium
  • The effect of juices from fruits and vegetables on cardiovascular system
  • Pongthanaracht N, Yanarojana S, Pinthong DUnchern SThithapandha AAssantachai PSupavilai P. Association between butyrylcholinesterase k variant and mild cognitive impairment in the Thai community-dwelling patients. Clinical Interventions in Aging 2017; 12:897-901.
  • Kasemsuk T, Saengpetch N, Sibmooh N, Unchern S*. Improved WOMAC score following 16-week treatment with bromelain for knee osteoarthritis. Clin Rheumatol 2016 Oct;35(10):2531-40.
  • Thaptimthong T, Kasemsuk T, Sibmooh N, Unchern S*. Platelet inhibitory effects of juices from Pachyrhizus erosus L. root and Psidium guajava L. fruit: A randomized controlled trial in healthy volunteers. BMC Complement Altern Med 2016 Aug 3;16:269.
  • Nontarach A, Srihirun S, Chaturapanich G, Unchern S, Swaddiwudhipong W, Pattanapanyasat K, et al. Increased platelet activation in subjects chronically exposed to cadmium: A pilot study. Platelets. 2016;27(2):136-42.
  • Lukkhananan P, Thawonrachat N, Srihirun S, Swaddiwudhipong W, Chaturapanich G, Vivithanaporn P, Unchern S, Visoottiviseth P, Sibmooh N*. Endothelial dysfunction in subjects with chronic cadmium exposure. J Toxicol Sci 2015;40(5):605-13.
  • Suvachananonda T, Wankham A, Srihirun S, Tanratana P, Unchern S, Fucharoen S, et al. Decreased nitrite levels in erythrocytes of children with β-thalassemia/hemoglobin E. Nitric Oxide. 2013;33:1-5.
  • Tangnitipong S, Thaptimthong T, Srihirun S, Unchern S, Kittikool D, Udomsangpetch R, et al. Extracellular heme enhances the antimalarial activity of artemisinin. Biol Pharm Bull. 2012;35(1):29-33.
  • Sutipornpalangkul W, Morales NP, Unchern S, Sanvarinda Y, Chantharaksri U, Fucharoen S. Vitamin E supplement improves erythrocyte membrane fluidity of thalassemia: an ESR spin labeling study. J Med Assoc Thai. 2012;95(1):29-36.
  • Srihirun S, Sriwantana T, Unchern S, Kittikool D, Noulsri E, Pattanapanyasat K, et al. Platelet inhibition by nitrite is dependent on erythrocytes and deoxygenation. PloS One. 2012;7(1):e30380.
  • Unchern S, Laohareungpanya N, Sanvarinda Y, Pattanapanyasat K, Tanratana P, Chantharaksri U, et al. Oxidative modification and poor protective activity of HDL on LDL oxidation in thalassemia. Lipids. 2010;45(7):627-33.
  • Sutipornpalangkul W, Unchern S, Sanvarinda Y, Chantharaksri U, Fucharoen S. Modification of platelet shape change parameter by oxidized lipoprotein from beta-thalassemia/Hemoglobin E. J Med Assoc Thai. 2009;92(4):504-9.
  • Somparn P, Phisalaphong C, Nakornchai S, Unchern S, Morales NP. Comparative antioxidant activities of curcumin and its demethoxy and hydrogenated derivatives. Biol Pharm Bull. 2007;30(1):74-8.
  • Unchern S, Laoharuangpanya N, Phumala N, Sipankapracha P, Pootrakul P, Fucharoen S, et al. The effects of vitamin E on platelet activity in beta-thalassaemia patients. Br J Haematol. 2003;123(4):738-44.
  • Srisawat S, Phivthong-Ngam L, Unchern S, Chantharaksri U, Govitrapong P, Sanvarinda Y. Improvement of vascular function by chronic administration of a cyclo-oxygenase inhibitor in cholesterol-fed rabbits. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2003;30(5-6):405-12.
  • Phumala N, Porasuphatana S, Unchern S, Pootrakul P, Fucharoen S, Chantharaksri U. Hemin: a possible cause of oxidative stress in blood circulation of beta-thalassemia/hemoglobin E disease. Free Radic Res. 2003;37(2):129-35.
  • Unchern S, Chumsawat P, Sriwatanakul K, Limsuwan A. Psychomotor performances and subjective feeling studies with antihistamine. J Med Assoc Thai. 1986;69(4):203-9.