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

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.

PMID
25910630
Full Text

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.

PMID
26101273
Full Text

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.

PMID
25918203
Full Text

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..” The Journal of Infectious Diseases 211, no. 5 (March 2015): 670–79. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu491.

PMID
25180241
Full Text

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.

PMID
25514047
Full Text

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..” The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 91, no. 2 (August 2014): 374–83. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0592.

PMID
24821843
Full Text

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..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 90, no. 3 (March 2014): 530–34. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0655.

PMID
24420779
Full Text

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.

PMID
24858193
Full Text

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.

PMID
23374585
Full Text

Kyaw, Myat P., Myat H. Nyunt, Khin Chit, Moe M. Aye, Kyin H. Aye, Niklas Lindegardh, Joel Tarning, et al. “Reduced susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to artesunate in southern Myanmar..” Plos One 8, no. 3 (January 2013). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057689.

PMID
23520478
Full Text

Pages