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

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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Huang, Fang, Shannon Takala-Harrison, Christopher G. Jacob, Hui Liu, Xiaodong Sun, Henglin Yang, Myaing M. Nyunt, et al. “A Single Mutation in K13 Predominates in Southern China and Is Associated With Delayed Clearance of Plasmodium falciparum Following Artemisinin Treatment..” J Infect Dis 212, no. 10 (November 15, 2015): 1629–35. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiv249.

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Shannon, Kerry L., Sabeena Ahmed, Hafizur Rahman, Chai S. Prue, Jacob Khyang, Malathi Ram, M Zahirul Haq, et al. “Hemoglobin E and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 93, no. 2 (August 2015): 281–86. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0623.

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Travassos, Mark A., Drissa Coulibaly, Jason A. Bailey, Amadou Niangaly, Matthew Adams, Myaing M. Nyunt, Amed Ouattara, et al. “Differential recognition of terminal extracellular Plasmodium falciparum VAR2CSA domains by sera from multigravid, malaria-exposed Malian women..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 92, no. 6 (June 2015): 1190–94. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0524.

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Takala-Harrison, Shannon, Christopher G. Jacob, Cesar Arze, Michael P. Cummings, Joana C. Silva, Arjen M. Dondorp, Mark M. Fukuda, et al. “Independent emergence of artemisinin resistance mutations among Plasmodium falciparum in Southeast Asia..” J Infect Dis 211, no. 5 (March 1, 2015): 670–79. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu491.

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Brown, Tyler S., Christopher G. Jacob, Joana C. Silva, Shannon Takala-Harrison, Abdoulaye Djimdé, Arjen M. Dondorp, Mark Fukuda, et al. “Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from areas of repeated emergence of drug resistant malaria show no evidence of hypermutator phenotype..” Infect Genet Evol 30 (March 2015): 318–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2014.12.010.

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Galagan, Sean R., Chai Shwai Prue, Jacob Khyang, Wasif Ali Khan, Sabeena Ahmed, Malathi Ram, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, et al. “The practice of jhum cultivation and its relationship to Plasmodium falciparum infection in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 91, no. 2 (August 2014): 374–83. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0592.

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Kayentao, Kassoum, Etienne A. Guirou, Ogobara K. Doumbo, Meera Venkatesan, Christopher V. Plowe, Teresa L. Parsons, Craig W. Hendrix, and Myaing M. Nyunt. “Preliminary study of quinine pharmacokinetics in pregnant women with malaria-HIV co-infection..” The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90, no. 3 (March 2014): 530–34. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0655.

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Khan, Wasif A., Sean R. Galagan, Chai Shwai Prue, Jacob Khyang, Sabeena Ahmed, Malathi Ram, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, et al. “Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnant women in the Chittagong Hill Districts of Bangladesh..” Plos One 9, no. 5 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098442.

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Prue, Chai S., Kerry L. Shannon, Jacob Khyang, Laura J. Edwards, Sabeena Ahmed, Malathi Ram, Timothy Shields, et al. “Mobile phones improve case detection and management of malaria in rural Bangladesh..” Malar J 12 (February 4, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-12-48.

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