1. Name : Assoc.Prof. Dr.Tasana Pitaksuteepong

รศ.ดร.ทัศนา พิทักษ์สุธีพงศ์

Academic Position : Associate Professor
Department : Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Phone : 055-96-1877
e-mail : tasanap@yahoo.com

2. Contact Address

  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Muang, Phitsanulok THAILAND 65000

    3. Educational Background

    • 2002 : Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Technology) , School of Pharmacy, University of Otago , Newzealand
    • 1995 : ภ.ม. (เภสัชอุตสาหกรรม) , คณะเภสัชศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย , Thailand
    • 1992 : ภ.บ. (เภสัชศาสตร์) , คณะเภสัชศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย , Thailand

    4. Field of Experties

    • Drug / antigen delivery systems (e.g. nano-, microparticles)
    • Tablet dosage form
    • microemulsions
    • Sunscreens (Formulation and Evaluation)

    5. Publication / Books

      5.01 Research Publication
    • 2012 . Oral Methylated N-Aryl Chitosan Derivatives for Inducing Immune Responses to Ovalbumin . Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research : 899-908.
    • 2012 . Polymeric micelles of PEG-PE as carriers of all-trans retinoic acid for stability improvement . AAPS Pharm Sci Tech .
    • Worawan Boonyo, Hans E Junginger, Neti Waranuch, Assdang Polnok, Tasana Pitaksuteepong. 2007 . Chitosan and trimethyl chitosan (TMC) as adjuvants for inducing immune responses to ovalbumin in mice following nasal administration . Journal of Controlled Release (121) : 168-175.
    • Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Atawit Somsiri, Neti Waranuch. 2007 . Targeted follicular delivery of artocarpin extract from Artocar pus incisus by means of microparticles . European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics . 6 (3) : 639-645.
    • Srisagul Sungthongjeen, Pornsak Sriamornsak, Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Atawit Somsiri, Sathit Puttipipatkhachorn. 2004 . Effect of degree of esterification of pectin and calcium amount on drug release from pectin-based matrix tablets . AAPS PharmSciTech . 5 (1) : 1-8.
    • Karen Krauel, Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Nigel Davies, Thomas Rades. 2004 . Entrapment of Bioactive Molecules in Poly (Alkylcyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles . American Journal of Drug Delivery . 2 (4) : 251-259.
    • Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Nigel Davies, Magaret Baird, Thomas Rades. 2004 . Uptake of antigen encapsulated in polyethylcyanoacrylate nanocapsules by D1-dendritic cells . DIE PHARMZIE . 59 : 134-142.
    • Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Nigel Davies, Ian Tucker, Thomas Rades. 2002 . Factors influencing the entrapment of hydrophilic compounds in nanocapsules prepared by interfacial polymerisation of water-in-oil microemulsions . European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics . 2002 (53) : 335-342.
    • Srisagul Sungthongjeen, Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Atawit Somsiri, Pornsak Sriamornsak. 1999 . Studies on pectin as potential hydrogel matrices for controlled-release drug delivery . Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy . 25 (12) : 1271-1276.
    • 2556 . Effect of Morus alba stem extract on nitric oxide production in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophage cells . The Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 38 (Suppl.) : 69-71.
    • 2556 . Influence of Trimethyl Chitosan on Dissolution of Charged Drugs from Oral Solid Dosage Forms . The journal of Interdisciplinary Networks, Special Issue on Interdisciplinary Research and Development in ASEAN Universities . 2 (1) : 65-70.
    • 2556 . Skin lightening microemulsion formulation of Broussonetia papyrifera leaf extract and human skin irritation test . The journal of Interdisciplinary Networks, Special Issue on Interdisciplinary Research and Development in ASEAN Universities . 2 (1) : 71-76.
    • 2554 . Chitosan and Trimethyl Chitosan Particles as Oral Vaccine Delivery Systems: Comparison the Potential to Initiate Immune Responses . Journal of Metals, Materials and Minerals (21) : 43-47.
    • 2553 . Formation of particles prepared using chitosan and their trimethyl chitosan derivatives for oral vaccine delivery: Effect of molecular weight and degree of quaternization. . Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (32) : 363-371.
    • Worawan Boonyo, Hans Junginger, Neti Waranuch, Assadang Polnok, Tasana Pitaksuteepong. 2551 . Preparation and characterization of particles from chitosan with difference molecular weights and their trimethyl chitosan derivatives for nasal immunization . Journal of Metals, Materials and Minerals . 18 (2) : 59 -65.
    • Tasana Pitaksuteepong. 2546 . Potential of medium-chain glycerides-based microemulsions for provoking immune response following oral administration . Naresuan University Journal . 11 : 49-59.
    • Tasana Pitaksuteepong, Sasithorn Kamkaew, Uthit Prangthong, Wattanaporn Saprungrueng, Charlee Thongrueng. 2542 . Development of antifungal topical dosage form from crude extract of medicinal plants . Naresuan University Journal . 7 (1) : 78-90.
    • A Priprem, Y.E. Rahman, S.K. Juhn, A Lakkaraju, Tasana Pitaksuteepong. 2542 . liposome-encapsulated ampicillin . Mahidol Journal . 6 (1) : 55-57.
    • S. Sungthongjeen , T. Pitaksuteepong , A. Somsiri , P. Sriamornsak , K. Katsawang , S. Khruatanapaiboon , O. Prakanrat . 2541 . Development of pectin matrix tablets: 1 Effect of compression pressure and ratio of drug to pectin on drug release . Naresuan University Journal . 6 (2) : 24-37.

      5.03 Proceeding
    • . 2012. Chitosan and TMC Microparticles for Oral Vaccination against Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV). , . 16th International Pharmaceutical Technology Symposium (IPTS): Smart Technologies for Drug Delivery, 10 - 12 September 2012, Marmara hotel, Antalya, Turkey .
    • . 2011. The potential of chitosan and trimethyl chitosan (TMC) to induce immune protection following intranasal immunization wit, . 38th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, 30 July 2011 - 3 August 2011, National Harbor, Maryland.
    • . 2007. Effect of the degree of quaternization of trimethyl chitosan as mucosal adjuvants following intranasal immunization. , . Proceedings - 34th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society., 7 - 11 July 2007, Longbeach, USA.
    • . 2007. In vivo investigation of artocarpin-loaded microparticles on enhancement of follicular delivery, . Proceedings of the 4th Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, 21 - 24 November 2007, Bangkok, Thailand, Page 21-24.
    • . 2006. A comparative study of the properties of essential oil containing beads., . Proceedings-21st Congress of Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations”, , 1 - 8 November 2006, Yokohama, Japan..
    • . 2005. Preparation of alginate-chitosan microparticles containing artocarpin for transfollicular delivery, . Proceedings-15th International Symposium on Microencapsulation”, , 1 - 8 July 2005, Parma, Italy.
    • . 2004. Evaluation of poly(alkylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles as delivery systems for vaccine antigens, . Proceedings– 31st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, , 12 June 2003 - 16 June 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A,.
    • . 2001. Evaluation of poly(alkylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles prepared by interfacial polymerisation of w/o microemulsions as a, . Immunopotentiators in Modern Vaccines. , 14 - 16 April 2001, Radisson SAS Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • . 2001. Factors influencing the entrapment of compounds within nanocapsules prepared by interfacial polymerisation of microemuls, . Proceedings - 28th International Symposium on Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials and 4th Consumer & Diversified Products Conference, 23 - 27 June 2001, San Diego, CA, USA, Page 464-465.
    • . 2557. A survey of UV filters in sunscreen products and development of a HPLC method., . Proceedings of the Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference (PACCON), 3 กรกฏาคม 2559, หน้า 35-38.
    • . 2556. Evaluation of in vitro Antioxidant Activity of Morus alba L. Stem Extract, . Proceeding of the 35th Pharmacological and Therapeutic Society of Thailand Meeting, 20 - 22 มีนาคม 2556, หน้า 93-95.
    • . 2555. The antioxidant activity of gac fruit aril extract obtained from different solvents, . 28th Annual Research Conference in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 20 มกราคม 2555, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
    • . 2555. Determination of Curcuminoids Stability By UV-Visible Spectrophotometry, . 29th Annual Research Conference in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6 - 7 ธันวาคม 2555, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, หน้า 189-192.
    • . 2555. STABILITY STUDY OF BROUSSONETIA PAPYRIFERA LEAF EXTRACT, . -29th Annual Research Conference in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6 - 7 ธันวาคม 2555, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, หน้า 197-200.
    • . 2555. Effect of Morus alba L. Extracton Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis in Rats, . The 34th Pharmacological and Therapeutic Society of Thailand: Novel Targets for Drug Actions, 22 - 24 มีนาคม 2555, ห้องประชุมสีสิริสิงห อาคารสมเด็จย่า คณะทันตแพทยศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย .
    • . 2555. MICROEMULSION FORMULATION CONTAINING MULBERRY STEM EXTRACT, . the 38th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand, 17 - 19 ตุลาคม 2555, Empress Convention centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    • . 2555. DEVELOPMENT OF KAFFIR LIME OIL MICROEMULSIONS, . the 38th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand, 17 - 19 ตุลาคม 2555, Empress Convention centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    • . 2555. FORMULATION OF LYOTROPIC LIQUID CRYSTAL OF TRIDECYL SALICYLATE/PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE/WATER SYSTEM INCOPORATED WITH MULB, . The Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference 2012 (PACCON 2012), 11 - 13 มกราคม 2555, The Empress Hotels Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    • . 2555. DEVELOPMENT OF SKIN LIGHTENING MICROEMULSION CONTAINING Broussonetia papyrifera LEAF EXTRACT, . The Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference 2012 (PACCON 2012), , 11 - 13 มกราคม 2555, The Empress Hotels Chiang Mai, Thailand..
    • . 2551. an adjuvants for nasal immunization: chitosan or trimethyl chitosan (TMC) ?, . 25th Annual Research Conference in Pharmaceutical Sciences , 2 ธันวาคม 2551, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, หน้า 41-41.
    • . 2550. Development of oil-entrapped calcium pectinate gel beads for gastroretentive floating drug delivery system, . Proceedings of the 4th Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences., 21 - 24 พฤศจิกายน 2550, Siam Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
    • . 2550. Nanoparticles for skin immunization: effect of particle size, charge and hydrophobicity., . Proceedings-3rd Naresuan Research Conference, , 28 - 29 กรกฏาคม 2550, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand.
    • . 2549. Preparation of chitosan particles for oral vaccine by ionic gelation method., . 2nd Naresuan Research Conference, , 28 - 29 กรกฏาคม 2549, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand,.

      5.10 ตำรา-บางบท
    • 2547 . เทคโนโลยีการเตรียมระบบนำส่งชีววัตถุรูปแบบอนุภาคโดยใช้ alkylcyanoacrylate polymer . ระบบนำส่งชีววัตถุและการประเมินประสิทธิภาพ , นครปฐม, หน้า 125-137.

    7. Ongoing Research

    • Pharmaceutics:development of vaccine adjuvant formulations
    • Cosmetics: Development of skin lightening formulations
    • Cosmetics: Evaluation of sunscreen products

    8. Awards

    • 2007 : ประกาศเกียรติคุณผลงานวิจัยดีเด่น สำนักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย (สกว.) , สำนักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย
    • 2007 : รางวัลดีเด่นการประกวดผลงานวิจัยประเภท Poster Presentation สาขาวิทยาศาสตร์สุขภาพ , สถาบันบริหารการวิจัยและพัฒนา, มหาวิทยาลัยนเรศวร
    • 2007 : • ประกาศเกียรติคุณผลงานวิจัยดีเด่น สำนักงานกองทุนสนับสนุนการวิจัย (สกว.) ประจำปี พ.ศ. 2550 จากผลงานวิจัยเรื่อง การวิจัยและพัฒนาพริกและผลิตภัณฑ์ , สกว
    • 1458 : Travel grant from 28th International Symposium on Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials and 4th Consumer & Diversified Products Conference , Controlled Release Society
    • 1457 : Student travel grant , The Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA), Australia
    • 1456 : University of Otago Scholarship Postgraduate Scholarship , University of Otago, New Zealand
    • 1997 : The US-Thai Consortium for Pharmacy Education Development to work as research fellow pertaining to Drug Delivery , Ministry of University Affair (Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education)



  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, 65000, Thailand