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Kanitha Patarakul

Kanitha Patarakul

As the Director of Chula VRC, Kanitha Patarakul is a co-founder and fully support all of activities in Chula VRC. She provides expertise in pathogenesis of Leptospirosis, development of Leptospirosis vaccine and led the team of Leptospirosis Research Group as PI.

She and her team currently focusing on Pathogenesis of leptospirosis: identification and function determination of outer membrane proteins as potential vaccine candidates, the development of leptospirosis vaccine and testing in animal models: DNA and Subunit (recombinant protein) vaccine using different types of adjuvants.

She holds Assistant Professor from Division of Bacteriology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. Patarakul qualified in Doctor of Medicine at Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, has a PhD from Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA and completed a visiting professor at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

positions: Director
degree: M.D., Ph.D.