Dr Issarang Nuchprayoon

Professor of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Dr Issarang Nuchprayoon

Professor of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Biography

Dr Issarang Nuchprayoon is a Professor of Pediatrics at Chulalongkorn University and Secretary General of the Wishing well foundation, Bangkok, Thailand.

Graduated MD in 1988 from the Chulalongkorn university, Dr Nuchprayoon went to the US for Pediatric residency and pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship training and PhD in molecular biology and American Board certifications.  Dr. Nuchprayoon became a faculty at the department of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, faculty of Medicine, since 1997.

His research interests include G6PD deficiency, snake venom, thalassemia, and pediatric oncology, with 69 international publications. Dr Nuchprayoon started palliative care work in 2005, established Wishing well foundation to fulfill wishes for cancer children, run cancer camp, and pioneered home palliative care service for Thailand.