Asst. Prof. Dr. Witchuda Saengsawang

ผศ. ดร.วิชชุดา แสงสว่าง

Research Interests

Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease)

Brain tumors (glioblastoma)

Neuronal cytoskeleton, membrane dynamics

Neurotrophic factors in psychiatric disorders

Contact Information

Tel: 02-2015616


  • 2002
    B.S. (Pharmacy) College of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Thailand

  • 2009
    Ph.D. (Physiology and Biophysics) Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

  • 2012
    Postdoctoral training Department of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

Scholarship and Award

Academic Positions



  • 1 ) Reabroi S, Saeeng R, Boonmuen N, Kasemsuk T, Saengsawang W, Suksen K, Zhu W, Piyachaturawat P, Chairoungdua C. The anti-cancer activity of an andrographolide analogue functions through a GSK-3β-independent Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in colorectal cancer cells. Scientific Reports
  • 2 ) Reabroi S, Chairoungdua A, Saeeng R, Kasemsuk T, Saengsawang W, Zhu W, Piyachaturawat P. A silyl andrographolide analogue suppresses Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in colon cancer. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018, 1(101): 414-421. 
  • 3 ) Monger A, Boonmuen N, Suksen K, Saeeng R, Kasemsuk T, Piyachaturawat P, Saengsawang W, Chairoungdua A. Inhibition of Topoisomerase IIα and Induction of Apoptosis in Gastric Cancer Cells by 19-Triisopropyl Andrographolide. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017, 18(10): 2845-2851.
  • 4 ) Kongoun S, Chanda M, Piyachaturawat P, and Saengsawang W. Exercise increases brainderived neurotrophic factor level in serum of horses. Livestock Science. 2015: 180, (253-256)
  • 5 ) Merriam E, Millette M, Lumbard D, Saengsawang W, Fothergill T, Hu X, Ferhat L, and Dent W. Synaptic regulation of microtubule dynamics in dendritic spines by calcium, F-actin, and drebrin. J Neuroscience. 2013: 33, 16471-82


  • 1 ) Saengsawang W, Rasenick MM. G-Protein Receptors, Encyclopedia of Cell Biology, 2016; Vol3, 51-55.
  • 2 ) Saengsawang W, Rasenick MM. Chapter 12 - Heterotrimeric G proteins and microtubules. Methods in Cell Biology, Edition 2, 2013; 115, 173-189

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