Sarunyoo Songkro, Ph.D.

Sarunyoo Songkro, Ph.D. 

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Academic Rank : Associate Professor

Education :
2003: Ph.D. (Pharmacy) Otago University, New Zealand
1994: MS (Pharmacy) Mahidol University, Thailand
1992: BPharm. Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Research Project :
Topical/Transdermal drug delivery systems in particular investigation of mechanism of action of skin penetration enhancer, Cosmetics

Journal Articles :

  • Mo, J., Kaewnopparat, N., Songkro, S., Panichayupakaranant, P. and Reanmongkol, W. Physicochemical properties, in vitro release and skin permeation studies of a topical formulation of standardized pomegranate rind extract. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 28(1): 29-36, 2015.
  • Songkro, S., Lo, N-L., Tanmanee, N., Maneenuan, D. and Boonme, P. In vitro release, skin permeation and retention of benzophenone-3 from microemulsions (o/w and w/o). Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 24(6): 703-711, 2014.
  • Songkro, S., Jenboonlap, M., Boonprasertpon, M., Maneenuan, D., Bouking, K. and Kaewnopparat, N. Effects of Glucam P-20, Vanillin and Fixolide on Mosquito Repellency of Citronella Oil Lotions. Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(3): 672-677, 2012.
  • Aeinleng,N., Songkro, S., Noipha, K. and Srichana,T. Physicochemical performances of indomethacin in cholesteryl cetyl carbonate liquid crystal as a transdermal dosage. AAPS Pharm SciTech, 13: 513-521, 2012.
  • Songkro, S., Hayook, N., Jaisawang, J., Maneenuan, D., Chuchome, T. and Kaewnopparat, N. Investigation of inclusion complexes of citronella oil, citronellal and citronellol with ?-cyclodextrin for mosquito repellent. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 72 (3-4): 339-355, 2012.
  • Songkro, S., Pichayakorn, P., Sungkarak, S. and Wungsintaweekul, J. Investigation of plaunoi-loaded micro/nanoemulsions for the treatment of dermatitis: formulation, evaluation and skin irritation studies. Jourmal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 21 (5): 401-410, 2011.
  • Songkro, S., Sirikatitham, A., Sungkarak, S., Buaking, K., Wungsintaweekul, J., Maneenuan, D. and Oungbho, K. Characterization of aromatherapy massage oils prepared from virgin coconut oil and some essential oils. JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 87 (1): 93-107, 2010.
  • Suedee, R., Jantarat, C., Lindner, W., Viernstein, H., Songkro, S. and Srichana, T. Development of a pH-responsive drug delivery system for enantioselective-controlled delivery of racemic drugs. Journal of Controlled Release, 142 (1): 122-131, 2009.
  • Boonme, P., Junyaprasert, V.B., Suksawad, N., and Songkro, S. (2009). Microemulsions and nanoemulsions: novel vehicles for whitening cosmeceuticals. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 5 (4): 373-383.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. Becket, G. (2009). Effects of some terpenes on the in vitro permeation of LHRH through newborn pig skin. Pharmazie, 64, 110-115.
  • Tantishaiyakul, V., Songkro, S., Suknuntha, K,. Permkum, P,. Pipatwarakul, P. (2009). Crystal Structure Transformations and Dissolution Studies of Cimetidine-Piroxicam Coprecipitates and Physical Mixtures. AAPS PharmSciTech, in press.
  • Aeinlang, N., Srichana, T., Songkro, S. (2008). Cholesteryl cetyl carbonate as a smart material for drug delivery application. Advanced Materials Research, 55-57, 713-716.
  • Songkro, S., Wunsintaweekul, J., Chartwaingam, S. (2008). Investigation of enhancing activity and skin irritation of Zingiber officinale, Zingiber cassumunar and Curcuma zedoaria. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 18 (3), 169-179.
  • Jantarat, C., Tangthong, N., Songkro, S., Martin, G.P., Suedee, R. (2008). S-propranolol imprinted polymer nanoparticle-on-microsphere composite porous cellulose membrane for the enantioselectiviely controlled delivery of racemiv propranolol. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 349, 212-225.
  • Buraphacheep Junyaprasert, V., Boonme, P., Songkro, S., Krauel, K., Rades, T. (2007). Transdermal delivery of hydrophobic and hydrophilic local anesthetics from o/w and w/o Brij 97-based microemulsions. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10, 288-298.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T., and Becket, G. (2004). The effects of p-menthane monoterpenes and related compounds on the percutaneous absorption of propranolol hydrochloride across newborn pig skin. Part III. Correlation between penetration enhancing activity and physicochemical properties of terpenes determined by principal component analysis. Journal of Drug Delivery Sciences and Technology, 14, 223-228.
  • Boonme, P., Songkro, S., and Buraphacheep-Junyaprasert, V. (2004). Effects of polyhydroxy compounds on the formation of microemulsions of isopropyl myristate, water and Brij 97. Mahidol University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 31 (1-2), 8-13.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T., and Becket, G. (2003). The effects of p-menthane monoterpenes and related compounds on the percutaneous absorption of propranolol hydrochloride across newborn pig skin. Part II. Infrared spectroscopy and thermal analytical investigations. S. T. P. Pharma Sciences, 13 (6), 397-404.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T., and Becket, G. (2003). The effects of p-menthane monoterpenes and related compounds on the percutaneous absorption of propranolol hydrochloride across newborn pig skin. Part I. In vitro skin permeation and retention studies. S. T. P. Pharma Sciences, 13 (5), 349-357.
  • Songkro, S., Purwo, Y., Becket, G., and Rades, T. (2003) Investigation of newborn pig skin as an in vitro animal model for transdermal drug delivery. S. T. P. Pharma Sciences, 13 (2), 133-139.

Presentations :

  • Lo, N.L., Maneenuan D., Boonme, P. and Songkro, P. Characterization and formulation studies of benzophenone-3 microemulsion systems containing Eutanol G, various Tweens and water. The 1st Current Drug Development International Conference: CDD2010, Phuket, Thailand, 6-8 May 2010.
  • Suksawad, N. Songkro, S. and Boonme, P. Kinetics of in vitro release of nicotinamide from non-ionic microemulsions. The 1st Current Drug Development International Conference: CDD2010, Phuket, Thailand, 6-8 May 2010.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. and Becket, G. Investigation of the action of terpene enhancers on the percutaneous permeation of propranolol hydrochloride using FTIR. 30th Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society, Glasgow, UK, 2003.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. and Becket, G. The effects of terpene enhancers on the percutaneous permeation of propranolol hydrochloride. 30th Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society, Glasgow, UK, 2003.
  • Becket, G., Songkro, S. and Rades, T. The effects of terpene enhancers on the percutaneous permeation of propranolol hydrochloride. Proceedings of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association 2002 Conference. Melbourne, Australia, 2002.
  • Becket, G., Songkro, S. and Rades, T. The use of newborn pig skin as a transdermal model for formulation studies. Proceedings of the 4th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Florence, Italy, 2002.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. and Becket, G. Newborn pig skin as an in vitro animal model for transdermal studies. Perspectives in Percutaneous Penetration, 8th International Conference, Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France, 2002.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. and Becket, G. The effect of monoterpenes on the in vitro permeation of propranolol hydrochloride across newborn pig skin. Formulation and Delivery of Bioactives, 4th Annual Conference with New Zealand Chapter, Controlled Release Society, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2001.
  • Songkro, S., Rades, T. and Becket, G. The effect of monoterpenes on the in vitro permeation of propranolol hydrochloride across newborn pig skin. Proceedings of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Conference. Newcastle, Australia, 2000.

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