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Northern University Bangladesh

Mahmudur Rahman

Designation : Assistant Professor (study leave)
Department : Bachelor of Pharmacy
Academic Qualification :

2016- Present: Doctor of philosophy (PhD) Candidate

Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University with Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)

Masters of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Publications :
1.Rahman M, Khatun A, Liu L, Barkla B. Brassicaceae Mustards: Traditional and Agronomic Uses in Australia and New Zealand. Molecules 23 (1), 231; doi:10.3390/molecules23010231. (Invited review for the Special Issue-Natural Products Research in Australia and New Zealand, Impact factor 2.861).
2.Kabir SMR, Rahman M, Khatun A, Saha S, Roy A, Rashid AHMA, Hossain SJ, Mahmud A. Total flavonoids content and reducing power assay of twelve common Bangladeshi leafy vegetables. Pharmacology Online, 2016; 3:1-4. 
3.Khatun, A, Rahman M, Uddin KN, Ahsan K, Shimu S., Kobra K, Shimu SA, Haque W, Rahman T, Jessy TH, Akhter F. Preliminary study on thrombolytic property of thirty six different extracts of eight Bangladeshi medicinal plants with folkloric relevance. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine (2016). Doi:10.1007/s13596-016-0247-5.
4.Hossain MK, Khatun A, Rahman M, Akter MN, Chowdhury SA, Alam SMM. Characterization of the Effect of Drug-Drug Interaction on Protein Binding in Concurrent Administration of Sulfamethoxazol and Diclofenac Sodium Using Bovine Serum Albumin. Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin (2016) 6: 1-7.
5.Khatun A, Rahman M, Rahman MM, Hossain H, Jahan IA, Nesa ML. Antioxidant, Antinociceptive and CNS activities of Viscum orientale and high sensitive quantification of bioactive Polyphenols by UPLC. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2016; 7:176. Doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00176. (Impact factor 4.40, cited by 3)
6.Rahman M, Khatun A, Uddin SJ, Shilpi JA. Comparative effect of Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. Leaves and stem barks on acetic acid induced pain model in mice and  hromogenic reagents : exploring the analgesic potential and phytochemical groups. Pharmacology Online, 2016; 1:146-152. (Cited by 1).
7.Rahman M, Khatun A, Islam S, Akter A, Kawser U. Phytopharmacological evaluation of leaves of Olive-Olea europaea. Pharmacology Online, 2015; 1:45-49. (Cited by 3) 
8.Rahman M, Khatun A, Nesa ML, Hossain H, Jahan IA. Bioactive polyphenols from the methanol extract of Cnicus arvensis (L.) Roth demonstrated antinociceptive and central nervous system depressant activities in mice. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015; 2015: 7 pages. DOI: Print ISSN: 1741-427X; Online ISSN: 1741-4288. (Impact factor 1.931, Cited by 4)
9.Khatun A, Rahman M, Akter A, Islam S, Akter M, Kabir S. Bioactivity of the bark of Macaranga indica Wight Ic (Euphorbiaceae). World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2014; 3(10): 172-182. URL: (Cited by 4). 
10.Khatun A, Rahman M, Haque T, Rahman MM, Akter M, Akter S, Jhumur A. Cytotoxicity potentials of eleven Bangladeshi medicinal plants. The Scientific World Journal. 2014; 2014: 7 pages. URL: Print ISSN: 2356-6140; Online ISSN: 1537-744X. (Cited by 13).
11.Hossain T, Uddin S, Rahman M, Kundu SK, Rafiquzzaman. In vitro antimicrobial and phytochemical screening of three reputed Bangladeshi medicinal plants. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research. 2014; 6(3): 32-34. URL:
12.Rahman M, Khatun A, Khan S, Hossain F, Khan AA. Phytochemical, cytotoxic and antibacterial activity of two medicinal plants of Bangladesh. Pharmacology Online, 2014; 1: 03-10. URL:
13.Khatun A, Chowdhury UK, Jahan A, Rahman M. Cytotoxic and thrombolytic activity of the aerial part of Cestrum diurnum L. (Solanaceae). Pharmacology Online, 2014; 1: 109-113. URL:
14.Biswas AS, Siraj MA, Saifuzzaman M, Rahman M, Khatun A, Hossain A, Khalid AA, Das KK, Yasmin F. Bioactivity of Xanthium indicum koen. (Compositae) leaf. Pharmacology Online, 2014; 1: 21-28. 
15.Khatun A, Rahman M, Jahan S. Preliminary phytochemical, cytotoxic, thrombolytic and antioxidant activities of the methanol extract of Murraya exotica Linn. leaves. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 2014; 14(3): 223-229. DOI: 10.1007/s13596-014-0150-x. (Cited by 16).
16.Rahman M, Khatun A, Islam MM, Akter MN, Chowdhury SA, Khan MAA, Shahid MIZ, Rahman AA. Evaluation of antimicrobial, cytotoxic, thrombolytic, diuretic properties and total phenolic content of Cinnamomum tamala. International Journal of Green Pharmacy, 2013; 7(3): 236-243. DOI: 10.4103/0973-8258.120242. Print ISSN: 0973-8258. Online ISSN: 1998-4103. (Cited by 15).
17.Dey SK, Hira A, Ahmed A, Hawlader MSI, Khatun A, Rahman M, Siraj MA. Phytochemical screening and pharmacological activities of Entada scandens seeds. International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products, 2013; 6(1): 20-26. URL: (Cited by 6).
18.Siraj MA, Salahuddin M, Rahman M, Khatun A, Yasmin F. Investigation of analgesic and antioxidant activity of ethanolic extract of the leaf and bark of Streblus asper Lour. International Research Journal of Pharmacy, 2013; 4(1): 262-266. URL:
19.Khatun A, Rahman M, Kabir S, Akter MN, Chowdhury SA. Phytochemical and pharmacological properties of the methanolic extract of Ardisia humilis Vahl. (Myrsinaceae). International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy, 2013; 4(1): 38-41. DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.04120. (Cited by 13).
20.Faisal KS, Giri A, Azam KR, Rahman M, Rashid HA. Solid dispersion formulations of Pioglitazone HCl using five different polymers for enhancing dissolution profile. International Journal of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2013; 4(1): 2269-2275. (Cited by 6).
21.Siraj MA, Chakma N, Rahman M, Salahuddin M, Sadhu SK. Assessment of analgesic, antidiarrheal and cytotoxic activity of ethanolic extract of  the whole plant of Bacopa monnieri Linn. International Research Journal of Pharmacy, 2012; 3(10): 98-101. URL: (Cited by 9).
22.Naheed M, Akter KA, Tabassum F, Mawla R, Rahman M. Factors contributing the outcome of Schizophrenia in developing and developed countries: A brief review. International Current Pharmaceutical Journal, 2012; 1(4): 81–85. DOI: (Cited by 11).
23.Nayeem AA, Khatun A, Rahman MS, Rahman M. Evaluation of phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Mikania cordata (Asteraceae) leaves. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, 2011; 3(8): 118-123. (Cited by 25).
24.Ahmed F, Ohtsuki T, Rahman M, Sadhu SK, Kazufumi T, Ishibashi M. Cryptolepine, isolated from Sida acuta, sensitizes human gastric adenocarcinoma cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis. Phytotherapy Research, 2011; 25(1): 147–150. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.3219. Print ISSN: 0951-418X; Online ISSN: 1099-1573. (Impact factor 3.092, Cited by 21).
25.Rahman M, Khatun A, Rahman SM, Rashid MA. Antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of Vitis trifolia Linn. Journal of Dhaka International University, 2009; 1(1): 181-184. (Cited by 7).
Thesis papers
1.Rahman M. Phytochemical characterization and pharmacological study of Ecbolium linneanum (Family- Acanthaceae) leaves and stems extracts. Masters of Pharmacy thesis submitted to Pharmacy Discipline, Khulna University (2014).
2.Rahman M. Phytochemical and biological investigations of Cnicus arvensis. Masters of Pharmacy project thesis submitted to Department of Pharmacy, The University of Asia Pacific (2008).
3.Rahman M. Phytochemical and pharmacological screening of Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. (Family- Anacardiaceae). Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) thesis submitted to Pharmacy Discipline, Khulna University (2006).Conference proceedings:
4.Rahman M, Liu L, Barkla BJ. Possibilities, obstacles and attempts to utilize rapeseed meal protein (Oral presentation). Research in Science, Engineering and Environment (RISE) Conference, 25-26 October 2016, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
5.Rahman M, Baten A, King G, Liu L, Barkla BJ. 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference, September 20-22 2017, Christchurch, New Zealand. Endowed Students award.
6.Rahman M, Baten A, Liu L, King G, Barkla BJ. Research Week Post Graduate Candidates Event 2017, Graduate School. 28 August 2017, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
7.Rahman M, Baten A, Liu L, King G, Barkla BJ. Canola meal protein: cherished or perished (Poster). Industry Open Day, Institute of Innovative Agriculture, 28 August 2017, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
8.Rahman M, Liu L, King G, Barkla BJ. Canola meal protein – looking for wealth in waste (Oral presentation). SCPS 3 Minute Thesis Competition 2017. 16 August 2017, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
9.Rahman M, Baten A, King G, Liu L, Barkla BJ. (Oral presentation). 4th Annual Postgrad Research and Practice Conference, June 16-17, 2017, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
10.Rahman M. Secondary metabolites of mustards: uses in treatment and mechanism of action. Journal club meeting oral presentation. 24 April 2017, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
11.Rahman M. Theory and application of some science basics in my PhD study (Oral presentation). High School Biology Event. 15 March, 2017. Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
12.Rahman M, Liu L, Barkla BJ. Optimization of Brassica rapa single seed protein extraction. Research in Science, Engineering and Environment (RISE) Conference, 25-26 October 2016, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia. Awarded first prize in Flash Talk category.
13.Rahman M, Liu L, King GJ, Barkla BJ. Characterizing Brassica seed storage protein mutants to enhance the nutritional value of oilseed. Brassica 2016: 20th Crucifer Genetics Conference, and the 19th Australian Research Assembly on Brassicas. 3-7 October 2016, Melbourne, Australia.
14.Rahman M, Khatun A, Ganguly A, Mahmud A. Towards universal health coverage through traditional medicines in Bangladesh: hurdles and dues. 4th AYUNS International Conference on Traditional Medicine and Universal Health Coverage.5 March, 2016, Senate building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
15.Rahman M, Khatun A, Rashid HA, Sufian MA, Salam FBA, Khan MIH, Chadni SH, Sukul A, Uddin MN. Methods for bio-evaluation of traditional medicines. AYUNS International Ayurvedic & Traditional Medicine Conference. 29 November, 2014, Senate building, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1632.9286
16.Khatun A, Rahman M,  Khatun M,  Akter KA,  Naheed M,  Tabassum F,  Mahmud A,  Uddin MA,  Khan DAH,  Hossain DB. Outbreak of Chikungunya virus in Bangladesh in November 2011: A case report. Global Conference on Community Health, 19-21 March, 2014 at Senate Building, University of Dhaka. [URL:]; DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3849.2641
17.Rahman M, Khatun A,  Islam MR,  Shilpi JA,  Uddin SJ,  Hossain G,  Sadhu SK. Application of PCR Technology in Agriculture in Bangladesh, International Conference on Biotechnology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25-26 May 2013. [URL:]
18.Rahman M. Job opportunities for a pharmacist: national and global prospect. Conference on Pharmacy Day. Department of Pharmacy, Northern University Bangladesh, 24 November 2012.
1.Rahman M, Ara KJ, Khatun A. Diagnostic Test as A Tool To Assess Diseases: A Comparison. Saarbrücken, Germany, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2015. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2753.0721
2.Rahman M. Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules. Saarbrücken, Germany, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2015. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3911.7286
Academic Awards, Fellowships and Research Grants :
i.International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) 2016
ii.First prize for oral talk- Research in Science, Engineering and Environment (RISE) Conference, 25-26 October 2016, Southern Cross University, NSW, Australia.
iii.Students award-67th Australasian Grain Science Conference, September 20-22 2017, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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