Live in - person: 19 - 21 October 2022 | Impact Exhibition Centre - Bangkok

Medlab Asia 2022 - Speakers

The carefully designed conferences at Medlab Asia features speakers from across the region and internationally, sharing the  very latest updates and insights into cutting-edge laboratory procedures, techniques and skills.

Medlab Asia Congress 2022 will feature speakers in the following specialities:


Laboratory Management

Chair:


  • Prof Kanit Reesukumal, President, Thai Society of Clinical Pathology; Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • Dr Aaron Han, Consultant, Pathologist, Adj Professor, MBRU School of Medicine; Vice President, Emirates Pathology Society; Deputy International Commissioner for UAE, CAP; King's Hospital London, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Leonard Valentino, President & CEO, National Hemophilia Foundation, New York City, New York, USA
  • Dr Leslie Lam, Deputy Medical Director, Consultant Pathologist, Parkway Health Laboratory; President, Singapore Association of Clinical Biochemists, Singapore
  • Dr Naravat Poungvarin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Romel Saceda, President, Philippine Association of Medical Technologists, Manila, Philippines
  • Dr Sadudee Peerapornratana, Lecturer, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prof Young Kyung Lee, Director of Scientific Affairs, Korean Association of External Quality Assessment Services; Laboratory Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
  • Dr Yusra Sp.PK, Indonesian Association of Clinical Pathologist, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Dr Zulhainan Hamzah, Consultant, National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Clinical Chemistry

Chair:


  • A/Prof Busadee Pratumvinit, Assoc Professor, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • Prof Joris R. Delanghe, Professor, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
  • Dr Samia Sobki, Chairperson, Saudi Society of Clinical Chemistry; Consultant, Head, Clinical Chemistry Division, PSMMC, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Tararat Khaokhiew, Head of Holistic Health and Medical Diagnostic,Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Tze Ping Loh, Senior Consultant, Clinical Chemistry Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Asst/Prof Wanvisa Treebuphachatsakul, Asst Professor, Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand

COVID-19 Updates

Chair:


  • Dr Arunee Thitithanyanont,Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • Dr Aaron Han, Consultant, Pathologist, Adj Professor, MBRU School of Medicine; Vice President, Emirates Pathology Society; Deputy International Commissioner for UAE, CAP; King's Hospital London, Dubai, UAE
  • Adhi Kristianto Sugianli, Clinical pathologist, Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Padjadjaran, Dr Hasan Sadikin General Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Archawin Rojanawiwat, Director, National Institute of Health, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Chun Kiat Lee, Laboratory Supervisor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Molecular Diagnosis Centre, National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Dr Jos Vandelaer, WHO Representative to Thailand, World Health Organization, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Lin-Fa Wang, Director of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • Dr Mongkol Kunakorn, Head, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine- Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Sopon Iamsirithaworn, Director of the Division of Communicable Diseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Supamit Chunsuttiwat Advisor, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Surakameth Mahasirimongkol, Director, Genomic medicine and innovation support division, Ministry of Public Health Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prof Wasun Chantratita, Chief of Virology and Molecular Biology Unit, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prof Dr Yong Poovorawan, Head, Center of Excellence in Clinical Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Clinical Microbiology

Chair:


  • Dr Suwatchareeporn Rotcheewaphan, Director of the Mycobacteriology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Sunisa Chirakul, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • Dr Arkom Chaiwongkot, Researcher, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Ariya Chindamporn, Associate professor at the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Khaled S Allemailem, Head of Basic Health Sciences Dpt. College of Applied Medical Science, Qassim University, KSA
  • Dr Kiatichai Faksri, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
  • Dr Kornvalee Meesilpavikkai, Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Methee Chayakulkeeree, Associate professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine of the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Rongpong Plongla, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Antimircobial Resistance and Stewardshio Research Unit, Faculty Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Tanittha Chatsuwan, Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Thaddeus M. Carvajal, Division Representative Medical Microbiology, Philippine Society for Microbiology; Associate Professor, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
  • Dr Wael Faroug Mohamed Elamin, Medical Director, G42 Healthcare, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Molecular & Genomic Diagnostics

Chair:


  • Dr Pokrath Hansasuta, Assistant Professor, Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • Selvaratnam, Consultant Hematologist, Ampang Hospital, Ampang, Malaysia
  • Amy Jennison, Supervising Scientist, Molecular Epidemiology, Public Health Microbiology Forensic and Scientific Services, Health Support Queensland, Department of Health Queensland Government, Queensland, Australia
  • Dr Masafumi Inoue, Group Leader, Molecular Diagnostics, Experimental Therapeutics Centre, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Dr Naravat Poungvarin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Niranjan Nagarajan, Senior Group Leader, Associate Director, Computational and Systems Biology, Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Dr Pa-thai Yenchitsomanus, Head, Siriraj Center of Research Excellence in Cancer Immunotherpay, Faculty of Medicine Siririaj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Shanop Shuangshoti, Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Haematology

Chair:


  • A/Prof Phandee Watanaboonyongcharoen, Medical Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker Faculty:


  • John Sioufi, Manager-User Experience, The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, New South Wales, Australia
  • Prof Leonard Valentino, President & CEO, National Hemophilia Foundation, New York, New York City, USA
  • Dr Metha Apiwattanakul, Neurological Institute of Thailand, Executive committee -Research, Thai Society for Apheresis, Thailand
  • Prof Oytip Nathalang, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Pathumtani, Thailand
  • A/Prof Panutsaya Tientadakul, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prof Ponlapat Rojnuckarin, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok; President, The Thai Society of Hematology, Thailand
  • Dr Veena Selvaratnam, Consultant Hematologist, Ampang Hospital, Ampang, Malaysia