Dr Yingyos Avihingsanon, MD

Dr Yingyos Avihingsanon, MD

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Thailand

Dr Yingyos Avihingsanon is a Thai nephrologist who is an expert in lupus nephritis and kidney diseases. He is currently Chief of the Lupus Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He has more than 10 years’ experience in conducting translational research and clinical trials on lupus nephritis and kidney transplantation. His works focus on non-invasive biomarkers using urinary gene/protein expression profiles. Recent research focuses on the relationship between B-cell related molecules (BAFF/APRIL) and the prognosis of patients with lupus nephritis. He has been commissioned to write reviews and original articles for international, well renowned journals, and to give lectures at various international conferences on the subject of lupus nephritis.

His recent publications are in Arthritis Research & Therapy, Kidney International and Lupus. His clinical studies include therapeutic drug monitoring of mycophenolic acid and clinical trials on lupus nephritis.

Disclosures

Grant/Research: Novartis
Consultant/Advisor: Astellas Pharma

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