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Nate Permpalung, M.D., M.P.H.
Nitipong Permpalung, M.D., M.P.H.
Languages: English, Thai
Expertise: Infectious Disease, Transplant Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: Respiratory viral infections in transplant recipients; Invasive fungal infections; Human pythiosis
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-5509 | Fax: 410-955-0788
Johns Hopkins Rockland Physician Practice and Research Group
APPOINTMENT PHONE: 443-287-6217
10751 Falls Road Falls Concourse Suite 412 Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-2900 | Fax: 410-614-0714
Dr. Nate Permpalung graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 2010. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Bassett Medical Center/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2015. He then completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in 2017. During his fellowship, he concurrently completed his Master of Public Health in Clinical Effectiveness from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2017 and he then completed a fellowship in Transplant Infectious Diseases at Duke University Medical Center in 2018.
After graduation, he joined the Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases Program at Johns Hopkins. His research interests include respiratory viral infections in lung transplant recipients, invasive fungal infections in transplant recipients, and human pythiosis.
- MD, Chulalongkorn University (2010)
- Bassett Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2015)
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Infectious Diseases (2017)
- Duke University School of Medicine (2018)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Infectious Disease (2017)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2015)
Research & Publications
Permpalung N, Worasilchai N, Manothummetha K, Torvorapanit P, Ratanawongphaibul K, Plongla R, Chindamporn A. Treatment protocol evaluation and utilization of beta-d-glucan and anti-Pythium insidiosum IgG antibodies in ocular pythiosis: A prospective study. (accepted in Medical Mycology on Jan 16. 2018)
Permpalung N, Mohoney MV, Alonso CD. Adjunctive use of cidofovir and intravenous immunoglobulin to treat invasive adenovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients. Pharmacotherapy. 2018 Nov 7. PMID: 30403300
Permpalung N, Mahoney MV, McCoy C, Atsawarungruangkit A, Gold HS, Levine JD, Wong MT, LaSalvia MT, Alonso CD. Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes among respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-infected hematologic malignancy patients receiving palivizumab. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jun 27:1-7. PMID:29947555
Worasilchai N, Permpalung N, Chongsathidkiet P, Leelahavanichkul A, Mendoza LA, Palaga T, Reantragoon R, Chindamporn A. Monitoring anti-Pythium IgG antibodies and (1,3)-ß-D-glucan in vascular pythiosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 May 30. PMID:29848566
Permpalung N, Sanguankeo A, Upala S, Sornprom S. Association between nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drugs and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: A systematic review and meta- analysis. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Sep 11. PMID: 26359624
Activities & Honors
- Highest Distinction (Academic Merit), Department of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
- Maxwell Finland Young Investigator Award, Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Travel Grant Award, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
- IDWeek Trainee Travel Award, The Infectious Diseases Society of America