Myaing M. Nyunt, MD, PhD

Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Associate Research Professor of Global Health
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

Huang, F, Takala-Harrison, S, Liu, H, Xu, J-W, Yang, H-L, Adams, M, Shrestha, B, Mbambo, G, Rybock, D, Zhou, S-S, Xia, Z-G, Zhou, X-N, Plowe, CV, and Nyunt, MM. "Prevalence of Clinical and Subclinical Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Two Remote Rural Communities on the Myanmar-China Border." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 97, no. 5 (November 2017): 1524-1531.

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Zainabadi, K, Adams, M, Han, ZY, Lwin, HW, Han, KT, Ouattara, A, Thura, S, Plowe, CV, and Nyunt, MM. "A novel method for extracting nucleic acids from dried blood spots for ultrasensitive detection of low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections." Malaria journal 16, no. 1 (September 18, 2017): 377-.

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Rasmussen, C, Nyunt, MM, and Ringwald, P. "Artemisinin-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Africa." The New England journal of medicine 377, no. 3 (July 2017): 305-306. (Letter)

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de Kock, M, Tarning, J, Workman, L, Nyunt, MM, Adam, I, Barnes, KI, and Denti, P. "Pharmacokinetics of Sulfadoxine and Pyrimethamine for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria During Pregnancy and After Delivery." CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology 6, no. 7 (July 2017): 430-438.

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Kajubi, R, Huang, L, Were, M, Kiconco, S, Li, F, Marzan, F, Gingrich, D, Nyunt, MM, Ssebuliba, J, Mwebaza, N, Aweeka, FT, and Parikh, S. "Parasite Clearance and Artemether Pharmacokinetics Parameters Over the Course of Artemether-Lumefantrine Treatment for Malaria in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Ugandan Children." Open forum infectious diseases 3, no. 4 (October 2016): ofw217-.

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Shannon, KL, Khan, WA, Sack, DA, Alam, MS, Ahmed, S, Prue, CS, Khyang, J, Ram, M, Haq, MZ, Akter, J, Glass, GE, Shields, TM, Galagan, SR, Nyunt, MM, and Sullivan, DJ. "Subclinical Plasmodium falciparum infections act as year-round reservoir for malaria in the hypoendemic Chittagong Hill districts of Bangladesh." International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases 49 (August 2016): 161-169.

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Adams, M, Joshi, SN, Mbambo, G, Mu, AZ, Roemmich, SM, Shrestha, B, Strauss, KA, Johnson, NE, Oo, KZ, Hlaing, TM, Han, ZY, Han, KT, Thura, S, Richards, AK, Huang, F, Nyunt, MM, and Plowe, CV. "An ultrasensitive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay to detect asymptomatic low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in small volume blood samples." Malaria journal 14 (December 23, 2015): 520-.

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Nyunt, MM, Nguyen, VK, Kajubi, R, Huang, L, Ssebuliba, J, Kiconco, S, Mwima, MW, Achan, J, Aweeka, F, Parikh, S, and Mwebaza, N. "Artemether-Lumefantrine Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Response Are Minimally Altered in Pregnant Ugandan Women Treated for Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 60, no. 3 (December 14, 2015): 1274-1282.

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Huang, F, Takala-Harrison, S, Jacob, CG, Liu, H, Sun, X, Yang, H, Nyunt, MM, Adams, M, Zhou, S, Xia, Z, Ringwald, P, Bustos, MD, Tang, L, and Plowe, CV. "A Single Mutation in K13 Predominates in Southern China and Is Associated With Delayed Clearance of Plasmodium falciparum Following Artemisinin Treatment." The Journal of infectious diseases 212, no. 10 (November 2015): 1629-1635.

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Shannon, KL, Ahmed, S, Rahman, H, Prue, CS, Khyang, J, Ram, M, Haq, MZ, Chowdhury, A, Akter, J, Glass, GE, Shields, T, Nyunt, MM, Khan, WA, Sack, DA, and Sullivan, DJ. "Hemoglobin E and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 93, no. 2 (August 2015): 281-286.

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