Kran Suknuntha

Credentials: MD, PhD

Position title: Resident (PGY-3)


Phone: (608) 262-7158

UWHC - Rm A4/204 - 3224
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

B1772 WIMR

Kran completed his medical school training in Thailand where he graduated with first class honors. He worked as a primary care physician there, and also as a faculty member teaching medical students at Mahidol University.   He received his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from UW-Madison and was formerly a postdoc trainee in Dr. Igor Slukvin’s lab where his research interests included leukemia and stem cells. His hobbies include swimming, gardening, and cooking.


Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty of Medicine


Suknuntha, K., Tao, L., Brok-Volchanskaya, V., Saritha S.D., Kumar, A., Slukvin, I. Optimization of synthetic mRNA for highly efficient translation and its application in generation of endothelial and hematopoietic cells from human and primate pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cell Rev. 2018 Aug;14(4):525-534

Suknuntha, K., Ruedeemars, Y., Krueaprasertkul, K., Srihirun, S., Sibmooh, N., Vivithanaporn, P. Leukotriene receptor antagonists inhibit mitogenic activity in triple negative breast cancer cells. Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 2018 Mar 27;19(3):833-837

Tao, L., Togarrati, P.P., Choi, KD., Suknuntha, K. StemRegenin 1 selectively promotes expansion of multipotent hematopoietic progenitors derived from human embryonic stem cell. J Stem Cells Regen Med. 2017 Dec 18;13(2):75-79

Parakaw, T., Suknuntha, K., Vivithanaporn, P., Schlagenhauf, A., Topanurak, S., Fucharoen, S., Pattanapanyasat, K., Schechter, A., Sibmooh, N., Srihirun, S. Platelet inhibition and increased phosphorylated vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein following sodium nitrite inhalation. Nitric Oxide. 2017 Jun 1;66:10-16.