Science and Technology award

Professor Dr. Kovit Pattanapanyasat, Head of Center of Excellence of Flow  cytometry, Department of Research  and  Development,  Faculty  of Medicine Siriraj  Hospital, Mahidol University  was rewarded 21st Science and Technology award for 400,000 Baht by Thailand Toray Science Foundation on 9th March 2015. Professor  Dr.  Kovit  Pattanapanyasat  is  over  25  years  expertise  in  flow cytometry  application  for  immunology,  Thalassemia  and  infectious  diseases  such as   Malaria,   Dengue   virus   and   HIV/AIDS.   Moreover,   he   developed   CD4 Lymphocyte  measurement  to  be  high  quality,  standardize  and  low  cost,  for examples,  BioLeucotag  and  Biobeads.  Inevitably,  WHO  and  Thailand  MOPH U.S. CDC   Collaboration   have   an   honorary   Professor   Dr.   Kovit   invitation   to   be   a committee  to  assess  the efficiency  of  flow  cytometry  and  he  pushed  External  Quality Assurance/EQA in Thailand for CD4 measurement.