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November 16 - 22, Hotel Continental Saigon,Vietnam.

Prof. Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, MD, Deputy Dean for International Relations, the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital - as one of the Program Directors of “PLANET Conference” (Pierre LAsjaunias Neurovascular Education Team Conference) - precisely attended and gave welcome and introduction at PLANET Course 2019 - Pierre Lasjaunias Neurovascular Education Team Conference; session 2 which is continued from the Session 1 held at Danag, Vietnam on March 2019. The program has continued to run successfully every year in various countries around the world and is recognized as the premier education program of teaching fundamentals of Interventional Neuroradiology worldwide.

The PLANET Course in Session 2 covered the natural history, imaging and treatment of aneurysms, cerebral arteriovenous malformations as well as arterial and venous ischemia both in adults and in children.

  

The goals of the program are to improve the level of knowledge of attendees in neurovascular anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of cerebrovascular diseases in adults and children. The material will be presented in the form of didactic lectures and the format of the program is intended to provide ample time for questions and discussion following each presentation. In addition there will be several workshops during each session allowing for interactive communication between students and teachers. Panel discussions of cases presented by the participants will facilitate further interactive participation by the students. Attendees are allowed to video or audio record all sessions.

 

During November 14-15, 2019, at National Museum of Singapore, Singapore; Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations and Professor of Radiology (INR) of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University precisely attended LINNC Seminar 2019 - Asia Edition, She had taken an important role as commentator in several cases and case discussion; along side with the other world classed experts such as Prof. Jacques MORET, Neurointerventionalist of Brain Vascular Center Baujon University Hospital and chairman of the event and more.

On November 15, 2019 at Meeting Room no.1, 6th floor, Lecture Hall, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University - Associate Professor Yuwares Sittichanbuncha. MD, Deputy Dean for Center of Excellence; along with Assistant Professor Kamthorn Malatham, MD, Deputy Director of Ramathibodi Hospital and Dr. Meng-Shin Shiao, Assistant Dean for International Relations; provided welcome to the representatives from National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, ROC China (Taiwan) including Associate Professor DAR-DER JI, Deputy Dean, Office of International Affairs/Head, Department of Tropical Medicine and Ms. YING-HWEI CHEN, Director of Academic-Industrial Collaboration of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on occassion of courtesey visit and look for the opportunity to expand the collaboration in the area of Infectious Diseases and Medical Innovation. They also visited the Medical Innovations Development Center (MIND Center) with the warm welcome from Deputy Dean for Center of Excellence and the staff at the center.

 

November 13, 2019 at Suwattana Nontasut Meeting Room, Department of Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University; Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, provided warm welcomed greetings to Prof. Alireza Radmanesh, Pediatric Neuroradiologist, a guest lecturer from the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). The purpose of his visit was to give special lectures on several neuroradiological topics to Ramathibodi's Neuroradiologists, fellows and staff; during November 11 - 15, 2019.

Dr. Alireza (Ali) Radmanesh is an Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology at NYU School of Medicine in New York City, and an attending neuroradiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center. His main area of interest is Pediatric Neuroimaging. He was a radiology resident at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St Louis, a neuroradiology fellow at UCSF, and before coming to New York, a Clinical Instructor of Pediatric Neuroradiology at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. In addition to publishing and reviewing for several neuroradiology and neurosurgery journals, Dr. Radmanesh is active in ASNR social media activities. He was awarded the Society for Pediatric Radiology grant to study the imaging biomarkers of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.

November 4, 2019 - the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Mahidol University (MU) and Fujita Health University, Japan, was held at VIP meeting Room, Office of the President, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus. The MOU was signed by the head executives of each institute including Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., Acting President of Mahidol University and Prof.Eiichi Saitoh, Executive Vice President of Fujita Health University. In the ceremony, Assoc.Prof.Nopraenue Dhirathiti, Acting Vice President for International Relations and Corporate Communication, reported to the attendees of the ceremony on the rationale of the collaboration. Participants from Ramathibodi attending the ceremony included Asst.Prof.Suchin Worawichawong, Assistant Dean for International Relations; Dr.Poramed Chayaratanasin, Head of Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Dr.Paitoon Benjapornlert, lecturer from Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

This MOU is signed with the aims to facilitate academic exchange activities including student, staff and reseach exchanges between the 2 institutes. 

 

October 6 - 9, 2019 at Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong; Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, presided at Course in Functional Neurovascular Anatomy 2019, on her last duty as an Immediate Past President of World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (WFITN).

The Functional Neurovascular Anatomy course is a comprehensive and didactic review of the embryology and vascular anatomy of the spine, brain, and head and neck. The course comprises lectures, 3D anatomic sessions as well as interactive workshops on angiographic images and on workstations with 3D DSA images.The course has been created for neuroradiologists, radiologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons with particular interest in neurovascular diseases.

On October 3, 2019 at Meeting room no.2, Office of the Dean, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, along with the board of executives provided the warm welcome for H.E. Mr. Seng Soukhathivong Ambassador of the Lao People's Democratic Republic and his spouse, as well as Former Minister of Health for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Dr.Eksavang Vongvichit and his spouse on occasion of their private visit.

 

September 26,2019 -  Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations; as the representative of Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, participated the press release session hosted by Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University towards the Early Nutrition eAcademy Southeast Asia (ENeA SEA) e-learning for healthcare professionals, which launched for the 1st time in Southeast Asia. On this occasion, Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University provided warm welcome at Meeting Room no.1301, 13rd floor, Bhumisiri Mangkhalanusorn Building Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.

The online learning platform, developed lately with the collaborations between European, Thai and Malaysian partners; comprised Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany; University of Southampton, UK; Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania; Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia; University of Malaya; Malaysia, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, and The Department of Health (DOH), Ministry of Public Health of Thailand; jointly developing science‐based education, tailored to the needs of the Southeast Asian region; regarding the Early Nutrition eAcademy Southeast Asia. It has the main objective to improve knowledge and awareness related to early nutrition and lifestyle during pregnancy and early childhood (the first 1,000 days of life after conception) and to reduce the rate of under-nutrition and obesity. The modules are free and available to doctors and paramedics including gynecologist, obstetricians, pediatricians, nurses, nutritionists practicing in the field of early nutrition, and the public.

On September 25, 2019. Prof.Anannit Visudtibhan, M.D., Head, Department of Pediatrics; as a representative of the Dean, precisely provided warm welcome to Prof.Cheah Fook Choe, M.D., Head, Department of Padiatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia, on the occasion of official visit at Ramathibodi and having site visits to Division of Neonatology and Newborn Unit.

August 21, 2019, Prof. Piyamitr Sritara -Dean- along with his Deputy Dean for International Relations - Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya - and Deputy Dean for Research - Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul - provided a warm welcome dinner to honor Prof.Vin Tangpricha from Emory University School of Medicine on occasion of his visit to Thailand. 



Prof.Vin Tangpricha is a board-certified endocrinologist at Emory Clinic and Emory Midtown and Program Director of the Emory Endocrinology Fellowship Program. His interests include vitamin D, osteoporosis, endocrine disorders in cystic fibrosis and transgender medicine. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed research articles, reviews and book chapters. He serves on several national and international committees related to his clinical and research work. He, currently, is a research mentor for Ramathibodi's Scholarship recipient of Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program 2018 - Ms. Pichatorn Suppakitjanusant.

On August 22, 2019 at Office of the Dean, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara-Dean- provided an official warm welcome to Prof.Manoj Kumar Karmakar-Director of Paediatric Anaesthesia at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin in Hong Kong, on occasion of appointing as a visiting professor at Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University during Aug 19 - September 29, 2019.

The Division of Neurointerventional Radiology, Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University; along with Medtronic Co.Ltd., cohosted "MEDICAL EDUCATION NEUROVASCULAR COILING TREATMENT WORKSHOP 2019" during August 1-2, 2019 at Somdech Phra Debaratana Medical Center (SDMC). The workshop led by several honorable Speakers from Ramathibodi's Division of Neurointerventional Radiology  including Prof. Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, Dr. Ekachat Chanthanaphak, Asst.Prof. Chai Kobkitsuksakul, Dr. Pakorn Jirakongmun, Dr. Mungkorn Apirakkan, Dr. Kittiphop Somboonnithiphol and Dr. Peerapon Glueangapapong
 
 
The program is intended to provide physicians with a broad understanding of overall techniques for the treatment of Brain Aneurysm. During the session, participants
will review the embolization techniques with coils, and will discuss procedures of balloon remodeling and stenting. During this course, participants will be present side by side to discuss interactively all aspects of coiling treatment.

 

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