August 28, 2017 Kyan, Aung

Designation/Title : Associate Professor (Pharmacology) 
Department: Pathology Dept, School of Medicine 
Tel: 03-27317504
Fax: 03-86567229  

Education and Training

PhD (Pharmacology) University of London, UK 1991
MMedSc Institute of Medicine, Mandalay 1982
MBBS Institute of Medicine, Mandalay, Mandalay 1972


Research interests:

  • Pharmacology
  • Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology
  • Tropical Medicine

Research projects/grants:

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Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2012-2017)

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Professional affiliations:

  • Myanmar Medical Association
  • Pharmacology Society, Myanmar
  • Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology – Individual Member from Myanmar

Academic Awards:

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Recent publications 
(last 5 years – 2012 -2017)



  • Cho Min Naing, Kyan Aung, Peng Nam Yeoh, Buprenorphine for treating cancer pain, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, issue 1. Art. No.: CD009596. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Cd009596.
  • Cho Naing, Kyan Aung, Syed Imran Ahmed, Joon Wah Mak Signal detection to identify serious adverse events (neuropsychiatric events) in travelers taking mefloquine for chemoprophylaxis of malaria, Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety 2012:4 87–92
  • Cho Naing, Kyan Aung and Joon Wah Mak, Reporting ‘number needed to treat’ in meta-analyses: A cross-sectional study. J Evidence Based Medicine JEBM 5 (2012) 232–237 c_ 2012


  • Cho Naing, Joon Wah Mak, Kyan Aung and Jadon YR Wong. Efficacy and safety of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in endemic countries: meta-analysis of randomised controlled studies. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2013;107: 65–73 doi:10.1093/trstmh/trs019 online 4-12-2012
  • Cho Naing, Vanessa Racloz, Maxine Anne Whittaker, Kyan Aung, Simon Andrew Reid, Joon Wah Mak, Marcel Tanner. Efficacy and Safety of Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine for Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Endemic Countries: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Studies, PLOS ONE - - 1 December 2013; 8(12 ): e78819
  • Cho Naing, Kyan Aung Vanessa Racloz, Peng Nam Yeoh Safety and efficacy of transdermal buprenorphine for the relief of cancer pain. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol DOI 10.1007/s00432-013-1487-0. Published online 7th August 2013
  • Kyan Aung, Allergy and the risk of developing breast cancer in patients: the pooled analysis of five observational studies, presented at the Asia-Pacific Congress of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov 14-17, 2013, Allergy 68, Suppl 98 (2013): 70-78, John Wiley & Sons A/S.


  • Cho Naing, Peng Nam Yeoh and Kyan Aung. A meta-analysis of efficacy and tolerability of buprenorphine for the relief of cancer pain. SpringerPlus 2014, 3:87 doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-87
  • Cho Naing, Kyan Aung. Prevalence and risk factors of hypertension in Myanmar: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine • Volume 93, Number 21, Nov 2014 IF4.867 (2013/2014 IF)
  • Cho Naing, Maxine A Whittaker, Kyan Aung, Vanessa Racloz. Anabolic steroids for treating pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011375. IF 5.182 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011375.


  • Cho Naing, Yong Poovorawan, Joon Wah Mak, Kyan Aung, Pirom Kamolratankul (2015) Cost-utility analysis of an adjunctive recombinant activated factor VIIa (rFVIIa) for on-demand treatment of bleeding episodes in dengue haemorrhagic fever. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2015, 26:00–00 [accepted 5-1-2015] DOI:10.1097/MBC.0000000000000280 IF 1.38
  • Cho Naing, V Nyunt Wai, Jo Durham, Maxine AWhittaker, Ni Ni Win, Kyan Aung, Joon Wah Mak, 2015. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Medical Students’ Perspectives on the Engagement in Research. Medicine Vol. 94: e1089, No. 28, July 2015 DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001089 IF 5.723
  • Cho Naing, Than Sitt, Aye TD Aung and Kyan Aung. Sustained virologic response to a dual peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in treating chronic hepatitis C infection: A retrospective cohort study. Medicine Volume 94, Number 30, July 2015 (Medicine 94(30):e1234) DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001234 PMID: 26222859 IF 5.723
  • Cho Naing, MA Whittaker, JW, Mak, Kyan Aung. A systematic review of the efficacy of a single dose artemisinin–naphthoquine in treating uncomplicated malaria Malar J (2015) 14:392 DOI: 10.1186/s12936-015-0919-5 2014 Impact Factor 3.019


  • Cho Naing, Peng Nam Yeoh, V. Nyunt Wai, Ni Ni Win, Lai Pei Kuan and Kyan Aung. Hypertension in Malaysia: An analysis of trends from the national surveys 1996 to 2011 Medicine Vol. 95 No.2 Jan 2016 DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002417 IF 5.723