Dr. Nittaya Boonmuen

นิตยา บุญหมื่น

Research Interests

Physiology of female reproductive system

Estrogen signaling

Signal transduction in cancer

Contact Information

Pr 421
Tel: 022015500
E-mail: nittaya.bom@mahidol.ac.th


  • 2009
    Bachelor of Science, Department of Physical therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 2016
    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Physiology (International program), Department of Physiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Scholarship and Award

Academic Positions


Professional Societies

Physiological Society of Thailand

Since 2017


  • 1 ) Boonmuen, N., Gong, P., Ali, Z., Chittiboyina, A. G., Khan, I., Doerge, D. R., Helferich, W. G., Carlson, K. E., Martin, T., Piyachaturawat, P., Katzenellenbogen, J. A., Katzenellenbogen, B. S. (2016). Licorice root components in dietary supplements are selective estrogen receptor modulators with a spectrum of estrogenic and anti-estrogenic activities. Steroids, 105, 42-49.
  • 2 ) Boonmuen, N., Thongon, N., Chairoungdua, A., Suksen, K., Pompimon, W., Tuchinda, P., Reutrakul, V., Piyachaturawat, P. (2016). 5-Acetyl goniothalamin suppresses proliferation of breast cancer cells via Wnt/beta-catenin signaling. Eur J Pharmacol, 791, 455-464.
  • 3 ) Srinivasan, S., Nwachukwu, J. C., Bruno, N. E., Dharmarajan, V., Goswami, D., Kastrati, I., Novick, S., Nowak, J., Cavett, V., Zhou, H. B., Boonmuen, N., Zhao, Y., Min, J., Frasor, J., Katzenellenbogen, B. S., Griffin, P. R., Katzenellenbogen, J. A., Nettles, K. W. (2016). Full antagonism of the estrogen receptor without a prototypical ligand side chain. Nat Chem Biol, 13(1):111-118.
  • 4 ) Thongon, N., Boonmuen, N., Suksen, K., Wichit, P., Chairoungdua, A., Tuchinda, P., Suksamrarn, A., Winuthayanon, W., Piyachaturawat, Pawinee. (2017). Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)-like activities of Diarylheptanoid, a Phytoestrogen from Curcuma comosa, in Breast Cancer Cells, Pre-Osteoblast Cells, and Rat Uterine Tissues. J Agric Food Chem, 65(17):3490-3496.

Presentation List

  • 1 ) Poster presentation at the Experimental Biology Meeting 2016, San Diego, USA
  • 2 ) Oral presentation at the Royal Golden Jubilee-Ph.D. Congress XVII, Pattaya, Thailand
  • 3 ) Poster presentation at the 44th Physiological Society of Thailand’s Annual Conference 2016 “Integrative Physiology: From Mitochondria to Man”

Cancer and Degenerative Disease Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Pawinee Piyachaturawat

ศ.ดร.ภาวิณี ปิยะจตุรวัฒน์

Asst. Prof. Dr. Jittima Weerachayaphorn

ผศ.ดร.จิตติมา วีระชยาภรณ์

Dr. Kanit Bhukhai

คณิต ภู่ไข่

Dr. Nittaya Boonmuen

นิตยา บุญหมื่น

Kanoknetr Suksen

กนกเนตร สุขเสน

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arthit Chairoungdua

รศ. ดร.อาทิตย์ ไชยร้องเดื่อ

Asst. Prof. Dr. Witchuda Saengsawang

ผศ. ดร.วิชชุดา แสงสว่าง