Asst. Prof. Thonnapong Thongpraparn, M.Eng

Division : Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology

Specialty groups : Nuclear Medicine

Languages : Thai, English

Field of interests : Nuclear medicine instruments, Radiation protection, Image processing.

Master of Engineering (Nuclear technology)
Bachelor of Science (Physics)
Certificate Training Course of Enhancing Capacities in Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy: Nuclear Neurology (Japan)
Certificate Regional Workshop on Image Processing for Medical Physicist (Indonesia)
Certificate Advanced course of medical Physicist (National Institute of Radiological Science; Japan)
Certificate Basic course of medical Physicist (National Institute of Radiological Science; Japan)
Certificate Regional Training Course on Radiation Protection in Hybrid Imaging (Singapore)
Certificate Regional Training Courses on Radiation protection and quality control (Bangkladesh)
Certificate Operation and maintenance of PET/CT program (Washington University; School of Medicine; Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology; St. Louis, MO USA).
Certificate Regional Training Courses on Radionuclide Treatment of Liver Cancer (Nori, Islamabud, Pakistan)
Certificate Radioactive Waste Management, Office of Atom for peace
Certificate radiation Protection for radiation safety supervisor, Office of Atom for peace
Certificate Distance Assisted Training Program for Nuclear Medicine, Chulalongkorn university
Professional memberships
Thai Nuclear medicine society
Recent publications
  1. Somkiat HUAIJANTUG, Wuttiwong THEERAPHUN, Nirut SUWANNA, Thanapong THONGPRAPARN, Rujaporn CHANACHAI, Waraporn AUMARM. Localization of cerebral hypoperfusion in dogs with refractory and non-refractory epilepsy using [99mTc] ethyl cysteinate dimer and single photon emission computed tomography. J Vet Med Sci. 2020 May; 82(5): 553–558. Published online 2020 Mar 19. doi: 10.1292/jvms.19-0372
  2. Thientunyakit T., Sethanandha C., Muangpaisan W., Chawalparit O., Arunrungvichian K., Siriprapa T., Vichianin Y., Kamal S., Suppasilp C., Thongpraparn T., Chanachai R., Gelovani J.G. Relationships between amyloid levels, glucose metabolism, morphologic changes in the brain and clinical status of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Ann Nucl Med. 2020: 1-12
  3. Thientunyakit T, Thongpraparn T, Siriprapa T, Gelovani JG. Head-to-head comparison of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose and 18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT in three patients with rare gestational trophoblastic neoplasms. World J Nucl Med January 2019
  4. Thonnapong Thongpraparn, Yoko Ikoma, Takahiro Shiraishi, Taiga Yamaya, Hiroshi Ito. “Effects of point spread function-based image reconstruction on neuroreceptor binding in positron emission tomography study with [11C]FLB 457” Radiol Phys Technol (2016) 9:127–137. DOI 10.1007/s12194-015-0343-0.
  5. Tanyaluck T, Thonnapong T, Nopparat P. “Left ventricular ejection fraction analysis in an equilibrium cardiac gated blood pool study: Is the same software package really needed to follow up the same patient?” Siriraj Med J 2015; 67:173-180.