Thirayost Nimmanon

MD, DipThaiBoard (Anatomical Pathology), MRes, PhD

Military Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Expertise: Anatomical Pathology
Molecular Pathology
Research Interests: Molecular Medicine
Molecular Pathology of Cancer
Telephone: +66 (0)89 050 7776
Fax: +66 (0) 2 354 7791


Education and Training:

1999 – 2000 Pre-Medical Education
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
2000 – 2005 Doctor of Medicine (MD)with First-Class Honour, Gold Medal
Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
2005 – 2006 Graduate Diploma in Clinical Science (Pathology)
Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
2005 – 2008 Residency in Anatomical Pathology
Anatomical Pathology Division, Army Institute of Pathology, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 Diplomate of the Thai Board of Anatomical Pathology
The Royal College of Pathologists of Thailand, The Medical Council of Thailand
2011 – 2012 Master of Research (MRes) with Distinction in Molecular Medicine
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, The United Kingdom
2012 – 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Cardiff University, Cardiff, The United Kingdom

External Administrative Appointments:

2017 – Present Subcommittee on Residency Training and Examination
Subcommittee on the Editorial Board of Asian Archives of Pathology
Subcommittee on Pathologists’ Assistant Training and Examination
The Royal College of Pathologists of Thailand
2017 – 2019 Executive Committee
The Royal College of Pathologists of Thailand
2019 – Present Assistant Secretary General of the Executive Board
The Royal College of Pathologists of Thailand

Professional Membership:

Member of the Network for the Biology of Zinc (Zinc Net)

Honours and Awards:

2000 – 2005 Royal Thai Army’s Scholarship for Studying at Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
25th November 2003 The Winner of the Research Competition of Military Medical Students in the 31stAcademic Meeting of Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
24th November 2005 The Third Runner-Up of the Original Article Competition of Royal Thai Army Medical Journal in the 32nd Academic Meeting of Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
4th – 5th July 2013 The First Poster Prize in the 8th Zinc-UK Meeting at Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The United Kingdom
14th – 19th September 2014 Poster Prize in the International Society for Zinc Biology Meeting 2014 at Asilomar, California, The United States of America
27th November 2015 Anglo-Thai Society Educational Awards for Excellence in Medical Science 2015 from The Office of Educational Affairs, The Royal Thai Embassy, London, The United Kingdom
23rd November 2016 The Second Runner-Up of the Oral Presentation Competition in the 44th Annual Academic Conference of Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
21st September 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award of the Academic Year 2016 fromPhramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand


1. Journal Articles
  1.1 Nimmanon T, et al. Comparison of sensitivity and specificity of trichrome staining to in vitro cultivation for the detection of Blastocystis hominis. Royal Thai Army Medical Journal. 2003 (56):151-8(Thai language).
  1.2 Termmathurapoj S, Leelayoova S, Aimpun P, Thathaisong U, Nimmanon T, Taamasri P, et al. The usefulness of short-term in vitro cultivation for the detection and molecular study of Blastocystis hominis in stool specimens. Parasitol Res. 2004 Aug;93(6):445-7.
  1.3 Nimmanon T, Ruengpoka P. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the urinary bladder as a post-radiation secondary cancer: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2011;5:549.
  1.4 Anannamcharoen S, Nimmanon T. Study of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression and microvascular density (MVD) in primary colorectal cancer specimens. J Med Assoc Thai. 2012 Aug;95(8):1041-7.
  1.5 Prechachaisurat T, Sakdapanpaisan S, Nimmanon T, Tuntipanichteerakul S, Piyanirun W. Use of AST Platelet Ratio Index Score (APRI Score) for Predicting Histologic Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients at Phramongkutklao Hospital and Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital. Thai J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan - April;13(1):15-8.
  1.6 Taylor KM, Muraina I, Brethour D, Schmitt-Ulms G, Nimmanon T, Ziliotto S, et al. Zinc transporter ZIP10 forms a heteromer with ZIP6 which regulates embryonic development and cell migration. Biochem J. 2016;473(16):2531-44.
  1.7 Nimmanon T, Ziliotto S, Morris S, Flanagan L, Taylor KM. Phosphorylation of zinc channel ZIP7 drives MAPK, PI3K and mTOR growth and proliferation signalling. Metallomics. 2017;9(5):471-481.
  1.8 Nimmanon V, Pachimsawat P, Khovidhunkit SP, Thanathornwong B, Nimmanon T. A study on light transmittance through red protective shields modified with different window films. BDJ Open. 2017;3:17014.
  1.9 Nimmanon T, Punyarit P, Termmathurapoj S, Thongsorn N. The Efficiency of The Cytological Method in Intra-operative Diagnosis. RTA Med J. 2017;70(4):203–7.
2. Book Chapters
  2.1 Thirayost Nimmanon. Pathology of Neoplasia. In: WichaiPrayoonwiwat, Kamolthip Nillakupt, Nisamanee Sattayabun, Panuwit Pumhirun, editors.Lecture Note on Pre-clinic. Bangkok:Phramongkutklao College of Medicine; 2014. p. 413-25 (Thai language).
  2.2 Nimmanon T, Taylor K. Zinc signalling and cancer. In: Fukada T, Kambe T, editors. Zinc Signals in Cellular Functions and Disorders. Tokyo: Springer Japan; 2014. p. 285-313.
  2.3 Nimmanon T, Taylor K. Cellular Zinc Signalling Is Triggered by CK2. In: Ahmed K, Issinger O-G, Szyszka R, editors. Protein Kinase CK2 Cellular Function in Normal and Disease States. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 141-57.
  2.4 Nimmanon T, Taylor KM. Posttranslational Mechanisms of Zinc Signaling. In: Collins JF, editor. Molecular, Genetic, and Nutritional Aspects of Major and Trace Minerals: Academic Press; 2016. p. 273-81.
  2.5 Thirayost Nimmanon. Chapter 14 Bacterial infections in central nervous system. In: Veerachai Watanaveeradej, Tanit Boonsiri, Nichatorn Sungsirin, editors. Textbook of Medical Microbiology for Laboratory Integrated – Case Based Learning. Bangkok: Department of Microbiology, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine; 2020 (Thai language).