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

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). 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). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2817-8.

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31185976
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Huang, Fang, Shannon Takala-Harrison, Hui Liu, Jian-Wei Xu, Heng-Lin Yang, Matthew Adams, Biraj Shrestha, et al. “Prevalence of Clinical and Subclinical Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Two Remote Rural Communities on the Myanmar-China Border..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 97, no. 5 (November 2017): 1524–31. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0167.

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29016341
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Zainabadi, Kayvan, Matthew Adams, Zay Yar Han, Hnin Wai Lwin, Kay Thwe Han, Amed Ouattara, Si Thura, Christopher V. Plowe, and Myaing M. Nyunt. “A novel method for extracting nucleic acids from dried blood spots for ultrasensitive detection of low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections..” Malar J 16, no. 1 (September 18, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-2025-3.

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28923054
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Rasmussen, Charlotte, Myaing M. Nyunt, and Pascal Ringwald. “Artemisinin-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Africa..” N Engl J Med 377, no. 3 (July 20, 2017): 305–6. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1705789.

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28723327
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Kock, M. de, J. Tarning, L. Workman, M. M. Nyunt, I. Adam, K. I. Barnes, and P. Denti. “Pharmacokinetics of Sulfadoxine and Pyrimethamine for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria During Pregnancy and After Delivery..” Cpt Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol 6, no. 7 (July 2017): 430–38. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp4.12181.

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28597978
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Kajubi, Richard, Liusheng Huang, Moses Were, Sylvia Kiconco, Fangyong Li, Florence Marzan, David Gingrich, et al. “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 Infect Dis 3, no. 4 (October 2016). https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw217.

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28018925
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Shannon, Kerry L., Wasif A. Khan, David A. Sack, M Shafiul Alam, Sabeena Ahmed, Chai Shwai Prue, Jacob Khyang, et al. “Subclinical Plasmodium falciparum infections act as year-round reservoir for malaria in the hypoendemic Chittagong Hill districts of Bangladesh..” Int J Infect Dis 49 (August 2016): 161–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2016.06.019.

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27350586
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Adams, Matthew, Sudhaunshu N. Joshi, Gillian Mbambo, Amy Z. Mu, Shay M. Roemmich, Biraj Shrestha, Kathy A. Strauss, et al. “An ultrasensitive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay to detect asymptomatic low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in small volume blood samples..” Malar J 14 (December 23, 2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-015-1038-z.

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26701778
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Nyunt, Myaing M., Vy K. Nguyen, Richard Kajubi, Liusheng Huang, Joshua Ssebuliba, Sylvia Kiconco, Moses W. Mwima, et al. “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): 1274–82. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01605-15.

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26666942
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