A/PROF PONGSAKORN TANTILIPIKORN
(11th SARC 2020 Faculty)
Head of Center of Research Excellent in Allergy & Immunology
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital
Assistant President for Research & Academic Affairs
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Associate Professor Dr Pongsakorn Tantilipikorn completed his MD degree in 1992, and ENT training in Thailand in 1997. He was a rhinology fellow with Prof David Kennedy in University of Pennsylvania during 1997-1999. From 1999, he worked as an assistant professor in Chiang Mai University till 2004. During 2008-2010, he went to study with Prof Jean Silvain Lacroix at University of Geneva under the topic involved with basic science research in nasal inflammation. He got his PhD of Biostatistic&Epidemiology, under the thesis (with excellent result of defending thesis) title “Nasal Allergy: Diagnostic Criteria and Its Co-morbidities”.
He currently is an Associate Professor and Chief of Center of Research Excellent in Allergy & Immunology of Faculty of Medicine and Assistant President in Research and Academic Affairs, Mahidol University. He had served as Assistant Director of Thailand Research Fund (TRF) during 2017-2019, which is the largest research-granting agency of Thailand. After being a fellow in American Rhinologic Society and European Rhinologic Society for more than 20 years, he was elected to be a board member of the International Society of Infection and Allergy of the Nose (ISIAN) since 2016. His special interests are: allergen immunotherapy, nasal inflammation, minimally invasive rhinologic procedures, mucosal immunity of nose & paranasal sinuses and pathophysiology of rhinosinusitis.