Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kidsadagon Pringproa

Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Public Health
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand 50100
Tel./fax: 0066-53-948041


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 2006 – 2010

Department of Pathology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Hannover, Germany


Academic Appointment

Associate Professor in Veterinary Pathobiology 2015 - present

Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand


Leadership Position

Director, The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 2010 - present
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Head, The Animal Health Service Center 2018 - present
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand


Selected publications (* as corresponding author)

  1. Tiwananthagorn S, Srivorakul S, Khochakul V, Pringproa K*. 2018. Biliary cystadenoma associated with Opisthorchis viverrini infection in a domestic cat (Felis catus). Veterinary Parasitology. In press.
  2. Kochakul V, Boonsri K, Tiwananthagorn S, Somgird C, Thitaram C, Pringproa K*. 2018. Development of in situ hybridization for detection of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. In press
  3. Kochakul V, Srivorakul S, Boonsri K, Somgird C, Sthitmatee N, Thitaram C, Pringproa K*. Production of antibody against elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) unveils tissue tropisms and routes of viral transmission in the EEHV-infected calves. Scientific Reports. 8(1): 4675
  4. Boonsri K, Somgird C, Noinafai P, Pringproa K, Janyamethakul T, Angkawanish T, Brown JL, Tankaew P, Srivorakul S, Thitaram C. 2018. Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) associated with Clostridium perfringens infection in Asian elephant calves. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 49(1): 178-182.
  5. Pringproa K*, Srivorakul S, Tantilertcharoen R, Thanawongnuwech R. 2018. Restricted infection and cytokine expression in primary murine astrocytes induced by the H5N1 influenza virus. Neurochemical Journal. 12(1): 88-94.
  6. Vannamahaxay S, Vongkhamchanh S, Intanon M, Tangtrongsup S, Tiwananthagorn S, Pringproa K, Chuammitri P. 2017. Molecular characterization of canine parvovirus in Vientiane, Laos. Archive of Virology. 162(5): 1355-1361.
  7. Srivorakul S, Boonsri K, Vechmanus T, Boonthong P, O’Sullivan G, Pringproa K*. 2017. Localised histiocytic sarcoma in a captive capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris). The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 47(1): 131-135.
  8. Pringproa K*, Sathanawongs A, Khamphilai C, Sukkarinprom S, Oranratnachai A. 2016. Intravenous transplantation of mouse embryonic stem cells attenuates demyelination in an ICR outbred mouse model of demyelinating diseases. Neural Regeneration Research. 11(10): 1603-1609.
  9. Pringproa K*, Rungsiwiwut R, Tantilertcharoen R, Praphet R, Pruksananonda K, Baumgärtner W, Thanawongnuwech 2015. Tropism and induction of cytokines in human embryonic stem cells-derived neural progenitors upon innoculation with the highly pathogenic avian H5N1 influenza virus. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone. 0135850.
  10. Pringproa K*, Madarame H*, Sritan J, Bumpenpol P, Pedsri P, Somgird C, Thitaram C. 2015. Histopathological and immunohistochemical characterization of spontaneous uterine leiomyomas in two captive Asian elephants. The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 45(2): 289-294.
  11. SritunJ, Boonsri K, Sirimalaisuwan A, Pringproa K. 2013. Mycobacterium avium Avium infection in an Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus). Chiang Mai Veterinary Journal. 11: 277-287. (In Thai with English abstract)
  12. Boonsri K, Sritan J, Vechmanus T, O’Sullivan G, Pringproa K*. 2013. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in a captive meerkat (Suricata suricatta). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 44: 740-743.
  13. Hansmann F#, Pringproa K#, Ulrich R, Sun Y, Herder V, Kreutzer M, Wewetzer K and Baumgaertner W. 2012. Highly malignant behavior of a murine oligodendrocyte precursor cell line following transplantation into the demyelinated and non-demyelinated central nervous system. Cell Transplantation. 21: 1161-1175. # contributed equally.
  14. Kreutzer M, Seehusen F, Kreutzer R, Pringproa K, Kummerfeld M, Claus P, Deschl U, Kalkul A, Beideke A, Baumgaertner W and Ulrich R. 2011. Axonopathology is associated with complex axonal transport defects in a model of multiple sclerosis. Brain Pathology. 22: 454-471.
  15. Pringproa K, Rohn K, Kummerfeld M, Wewetzer K and Baumgaertner W. 2010. Theiler’s murine encephalomyelitis virus in vitro preferentially infects immature stages of the murine oligodendrocyte precursor cell line BO-1 and blocks oligodendrocytic differentiation. Brain Research. 1327: 24-37.
  16. Pringproa K, Kumnok J, Ulrich R, Baumgaertner W, Wewetzer K. 2008. In vitro characterization of a murine oligodendrocyte precursor cell line (BO-1) following spontaneous immortalization. International Journal of Developmental Neurosciences. 26: 283-291.