Myaing M. Nyunt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Research Professor of Global Health
Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Campus mail 310 Trent Drive - 208, DUMC Box 90519, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 613-8058
Email address myaing.nyunt@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2003 - 2008
  • General Medicine Residency, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2001 - 2003
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2001
  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2000

Publications

Kock, M. de, J. Tarning, L. Workman, M. M. Nyunt, I. Adam, K. I. Barnes, and P. Denti. “Erratum: Pharmacokinetics of Sulfadoxine and Pyrimethamine for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria During Pregnancy and After Delivery.” Cpt Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol 9, no. 4 (April 2020): 238–39. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp4.12503.

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Han, Kay Thwe, Khin Lin, Moe Kyaw Myint, Aung Thi, Kyin Hla Aye, Zay Yar Han, Mya Moe, et al. “Artemether-Lumefantrine and Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine Retain High Efficacy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Myanmar.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 102, no. 3 (March 2020): 598–604. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0692.

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31833468
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Hughes, Emma, Norah Mwebaza, Liusheng Huang, Richard Kajubi, Vy Nguyen, Myaing M. Nyunt, Francis Orukan, Moses W. Mwima, Sunil Parikh, and Francesca Aweeka. “Efavirenz-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Artemether-Lumefantrine Exposure for Malaria Treatment in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women.” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 83, no. 2 (February 1, 2020): 140–47. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002237.

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31929402
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Moser, Kara A., Elliott F. Drábek, Ankit Dwivedi, Emily M. Stucke, Jonathan Crabtree, Antoine Dara, Zalak Shah, et al. “Strains used in whole organism Plasmodium falciparum vaccine trials differ in genome structure, sequence, and immunogenic potential.” Genome Med 12, no. 1 (January 8, 2020): 6. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13073-019-0708-9.

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31915075
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Saito, M., R. Mansoor, K. Kennon, A. R. Anvikar, E. A. Ashley, D. Chandramohan, L. M. Cohee, et al. “Efficacy and tolerability of artemisinin-based and quinine-based treatments for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in pregnancy: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis.” The Lancet Infectious Diseases, January 1, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30064-5.

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Shetty, Amol C., Christopher G. Jacob, Fang Huang, Yao Li, Sonia Agrawal, David L. Saunders, Chanthap Lon, et al. “Genomic structure and diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in Southeast Asia reveal recent parasite migration patterns.” Nat Commun 10, no. 1 (June 17, 2019): 2665. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10121-3.

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31209259
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Zainabadi, Kayvan, Myaing M. Nyunt, and Christopher V. Plowe. “An improved nucleic acid extraction method from dried blood spots for amplification of Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 for detection of artemisinin resistance.” Malar J 18, no. 1 (June 11, 2019): 192. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2817-8.

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31185976
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Greenhouse, B., J. Daily, C. Guinovart, B. Goncalves, J. Beeson, D. Bell, M. A. Chang, et al. “Priority use cases for antibody-detecting assays of recent malaria exposure as tools to achieve and sustain malaria elimination.” Gates Open Research 3 (January 1, 2019). https://doi.org/10.12688/gatesopenres.12897.1.

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Nyunt, Myaing Myaing, Nay Yi Yi Lin, Zaw Lin, Aung Thi, Tint Wai, Poe Poe Aung, Zaw Win Thein, et al. “ASSESSMENT OF MALARIA USING NEW HIGHLY SENSITIVE RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST IN TWO TOWNSHIPS SELECTED FOR SUBNATIONAL MALARIA ELIMINATION IN MYANMAR.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:481–481. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Hayes, Christopher C., Sai Zaw Min Oo, Yannaung M. Maung, Zayar Han, Maung M. Mya, Christopher V. Plowe, and Myaing M. Nyunt. “THE EFFECTS OF LANDCOVER ON ANOPHELES POPULATION DYNAMICS IN ANN TOWNSHIP, RAKHINE STATE, MYANMAR.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:231–32. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

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