Dr Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung


Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung, PhD.



Head of Research Governance – CTU



Dr Dung has been working for OUCRU since 2001 and currently acting as the Head of Research Governance of the Clinical Trial Unit at OUCRU. She is responsible to oversee initiation and execution of all OUCRU research including supervision, management and development of the OUCRU Ethics & Regulation Team, CTU Administration & Contract Team, and Monitoring Team.



Qui PT, Khanh TH, Trieu HT, Giang PT, Bich NN, Thoa le PK7, Nhan le NT, Sabanathan S, Van Doorn R, Toan ND, Merson L, Dung NT, Khanh LP, Wolbers M, Hung NT, Chau NV, Wills B. Intravenous magnesium sulfate for the management of severe hand, foot, and mouth disease with autonomic nervous system dysregulation in Vietnamese children: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17, 98. doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1215-6.

Whitehorn J, Van Vinh Chau N, Truong NT, Tai LT, Van Hao N, Hien TT, Wolbers M, Merson L, Dung NT, Peeling R, Simmons C, Wills B, Farrar J. Lovastatin for adult patients with dengue: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2012 Oct 31;13:203. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-13-203.

Dung NT, Duyen HT, Thuy NT, Ngoc TV, Chau NV, Hien TT, Rowland-Jones SL, Dong T, Farrar J, Wills B, Simmons CP. Timing of CD8+ T cell responses in relation to commencement of capillary leakage in children with dengue. J Immunol. 2010 Jun 15;184(12):7281-7. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.0903262. Epub 2010 May 12.

Chau TN, Quyen NT, Thuy TT, Tuan NM, Hoang DM, Dung NT, Lien le B, Quy NT, Hieu NT, Hieu LT, Hien TT, Hung NT, Farrar J, Simmons CP. Dengue in Vietnamese infants–results of infection-enhancement assays correlate with age-related disease epidemiology, and cellular immune responses correlate with disease severity. J Infect Dis. 2008 Aug 15;198(4):516-24. doi: 10.1086/590117.

Moran E, Simmons C, Vinh Chau N, Luhn K, Wills B, Dung NP, Thao le TT, Hien TT, Farrar J, Rowland-Jones S, Dong T. Preservation of a critical epitope core region is associated with the high degree of flaviviral cross-reactivity exhibited by a dengue-specific CD4+ T cell clone. Eur J Immunol. 2008 Apr;38(4):1050-7. doi: 10.1002/eji.200737699.

Dong T, Moran E, Vinh Chau N, Simmons C, Luhn K, Peng Y, Wills B, Phuong Dung N, Thi Thu Thao L, Hien TT, McMichael A, Farrar J, Rowland-Jones S. High pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion and loss of high avidity cross-reactive cytotoxic T-cells during the course of secondary dengue virus infection. PLoS One. 2007 Dec 5;2(12):e1192. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001192

Lühn K, Simmons CP, Moran E, Dung NT, Chau TN, Quyen NT, Thao le TT, Van Ngoc T, Dung NM, Wills B, Farrar J, McMichael AJ, Dong T, Rowland-Jones S. Increased frequencies of CD4+ CD25(high) regulatory T cells in acute dengue infection. J Exp Med. 2007 May 14;204(5):979-85. doi: 10.1084/jem.20061381.

Simmons CP, Popper S, Dolocek C, Chau TN, Griffiths M, Dung NT, Long TH, Hoang DM, Chau NV, Thao le TT, Hien TT, Relman DA, Farrar J. Patterns of host genome-wide gene transcript abundance in the peripheral blood of patients with acute dengue hemorrhagic fever. J Infect Dis. 2007 Apr 15;195(8):1097-107. Epub 2007 Mar 5. doi: 10.1086/512162.

Simmons CP, Dong T, Chau NV, Dung NT, Chau TN, Thao le TT, Dung NT, Hien TT, Rowland-Jones S, Farrar J. Early T-cell responses to dengue virus epitopes in Vietnamese adults with secondary dengue virus infections. J Virol. 2005 May;79(9):5665-75. doi: 10.1128/JVI.79.9.5665-5675.2005.