Department of Pharmacy
Mr. Md. A.K. Azad  Assistant Professor & Coordinator M.pharm
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Mr. Md. A.K. Azad
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Assistant Professor & Coordinator M.pharm  
Department of Pharmacy
Faculty of Allied Health Science
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M.Pharm and B.Pharm from University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

1. I have successfully completed one week training course on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” at Bangladesh University under the Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Mymenshing in Sep.2012

2. Successful four weeks in-plant training completed from “Incepta pharmaceuticals Limited”savar,
Dhaka, Bangladesh. During this period I observed all manufacturing sector as well as quality control and all operations included in Tablet, Capsules, Ointment, Dry Syrup, Liquid and Sterile parenteral preparation.



  1. Azad AK1, Irfan-Ur-Rahaman1, Shoumen Lasker1, Ohidul Islam1, Nazneen Ahmeda1, Moniruzzaman M1, Chand Sultana1,Das Nandita1, Mir Imam Ibne Wahed2*. Antibacterial and free radical scavenging activity on methanolic extract of Smilax zeylanica. ujp 2015, 04 (03): page 14-17.
  2. Debendra Nath Roy*1, A. K. Azad2, Rokshana Sharmin1, A.S.M.Anisuzzaman3, Proma Khondkar3Comparison on hypoglycemic effect of Oyster (leurotusosteratus) and Reishi (Ganodermalucidum) Mushroom in alloxan induced diabetic mice. International Journal of Phytopharmacy . Vol. 5 (3), pp.42-46, May-Jun 2015.
  3. Debendra Nath Roy1*,A. K. Azad2, A.S.M.Anisuzzaman3 and Proma Khondkar3.An investigation on hypoglycemic and hepatoprotective effects of oyster and reishi mushroom in diabetic and normal mice. ejpmr, 2015,2(5), 82-92.
  4. A.K.Azad1, Ohidul Islam1, Emratunnesa Rima1, Mohaiminul Islam1, Chand Sultana1, Jeb-Un Nesa1, Firoj Ahmed2* Phytochemical Screenining and in-vitro Thrombolytic Activity of Methanolic Leaf Extract of Zanthoxylum rhetsa. J. Pharm. Sci. & Res. Vol. 7(6), 2015, 302-304
  5. Chand Sultana1, Naznin Ara khatune2, A. K. Azad1, Bytul Mokaddesur Rahman2 and Mir Imam Ibne Wahed2* Antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic activities of ethanolic extracts of Ficus racemosa(l.) in alloxan induced diabetes mice. Int J Pharm 2015; 5(3): 924-929.
  6. A.K.Azad1*, Abdul Jalil1, Debendra Nath Roy2, Nazneen Ahmeda1, Jeb-Un Nesa1, M.Moniruzzaman1, Shoumen Lasker1, Irfan-Ur-Rahaman1, Sharmin Akter1,  Antidiabetic and free radical scavenging activities of methanolic extract of Citrullus lanatus(fruit rind).ejpmr, 2015,2(4), 405-410
  7. Ohidul Islam1, Rommanul Islam1, Sweety Ritchil1, Azizur Rahman1, Mofizur Rahman1, M. Moniruzzaman1, Nandita Das1, Chand Sultana2, Sanjida Haque1, A. K. Azad1*Phytochemical screening and free radical scavenging activity of methanol extract of trigonella foenum-gracum(leaves)  ejpmr, 2015,2(6), 69-72.
  8. Md.Abdul Jalil, Nushrat Jahan, Md.Mohaiminul Islam, A.B.Ripon Khalipha, Chand Sultana Khatun, Md.Mofizur Rahman, Md.A.K.Azad* Analgesic and anti inflammatory activities of methanolic extract of fruit rind of Citrullus lanatus (Thunb). Int J Pharm 2015; 5(1): 65-68.
  9. M. Ashraf Ali, A. K. Azad, Hashim Ahmad Sagar, Most. Chand Sultana Khatun, Kohinur Begum and Mir Imam Ibne Wahed.Antihyperglycemic and analgesic activities of ethanolic extract of Cassia fistula(l.) Stem bark. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research.2012.3(2):416-423.
  10. M. Saiful Islam, Sekendar Ali, Masudur Rahman, Rabiul Islam, Ashraf Ali, and A. K. Azad, Md. Rafikul Islam. Antidiabetic, cytotoxic activities and phytochemical screening of Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.)K. Heyne root. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(16), pp. 3745–3750, 18 August, 2011
  11. Chand Sultana Khatun, Ashraful Islam, A. K. Azad, M. Ashraf Ali, Kohinur Begum. Antibacterial, Antidiabetic, and lipid lowering effects of ethanolic extract of Ipomoea aquatica. Bangladesh J Microbiol.Vol.29, Nov.2, 2012, pp.50-54(Local)Printed
  12. Md Qamrul Ahsan1*, Md Mofizur Rahman, A K M Moyeenul Huq, Mohammad Ibrahim, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Md A K Azad, Abul Bashar Ripon Khalipha. Development and In-vitro Evaluation of the Comparative study of Salbutamol Sulphate Using Methocel K15M CR and Methocel K100M CR Polymers for Sustained Release Matrix Tablets. Inventi impact: Pharm Tech Vol. 2013, Issue 1,ppt/631/12.
  13. Md. Mofizur Rahman*, Abul Bashar Ripon Khalipha , Md. A. K. Azad, Md. Zakaria Faruki, Amit K. Chaurasiya And Hemayet Hossain. Effect of natural and synthetic polymer on release of ketotifen fumarate matrix tablets: A sustained release dosage form. IJPSR, 2013; Vol. 4(4): 1401-1408.
  14. Md. Mofizur Rahman, Md. Qamrul Ahsan, Abul Bashar Ripon Khalipha, Md. A. K. Azad, Nazneen Ahmeda Sultana, Sophia Hossain, Sanjida Haque. Formulation and in-vitro evaluation of oral sustained release drug delivery system for lamivudine matrix tablets using methocel k15cr polymer. European Scientific Journal, Vol.10, No.24, 2014.
  15. Md. Mofizur Rahman*, Abul Bashar Ripon Khalipha, Md. A. K. Azad, Sophia Hossain and Sanjida Haque. Methods of solubility and dissolution enhancement for poorly water soluble drugs: a review. World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Volume 3, Issue 5, 107-130.2014.
  16. Chand Sultana1, Bytul Mokardesur Rahman3, Naznin Ara Khatun3, A.K. Azad 1, Asrhaf Ali 2 and Mir Imam Ibne Wahed*3 Antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic activities of ethanolic extracts of Cassia sophera (l.)  In alloxan induced diabetes mice. Inter. J. of Phytotherapy / Vol 5 / Issue 2 / 2015 / 70-75.
  17. M. Mofizur Rahman1*, Mohammad Moniruzzaman1, Sanjida Haque1, M.A.K. Azad1, Farjana Islam Aovi2 and Nazneen Ahmeda Sultana1 . Effect of Poloxamer on release of poorly water soluble drug, Loratadine from solid dispersion: Kneading method. Macedonian pharmaceutical bulletin, 61 (1) (2015)
  18. Debendra Nath Roy*, A. K. Azad, Farzana Sultana, A.S.M.Anisuzzaman, Proma Khondkar. Nutritional profile and mineral composition of two edible mushroom varieties consumed and cultivated in Bangladesh.The Journal of Phytopharmacology 2015; 4(4): 217-220.
  19. Debendra Nath Roy*, A. K. Azad, Farzana Sultana, A.S.M. Anisuzzaman.  In-vitro antimicrobial activity of ethyl acetate extract of two common edible mushrooms.The Journal of Phytopharmacology 2016; 5(2): 79-82.
  20. A.K.Azad1*, Ohidul Islam1, M. Saifuddin2, Manirul Islam1, M. Khairuzzaman, Abdullahil Kafi1, Imran Hasan1, Shoumen Lashker1, Irfan-Ur Rahman1, M.Anwarul Islam1. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory studies of methanol extract of I. frutescenson experimental mice. ejpmr, 2016,3(9), 502-505.
  21. A.K.Azad1, Kushal Biswas2, Ohidul Islam1, Md. Saifuddin3, Manirul Islam1, M. Khairuzzaman1, Nandita Das1, Nazneen Ahmeda Sultana1, Sophia Hossain1, Sanjida Haque1, Nilima Karmoker1, Anwarul Islam1*.Antidiabetic Property Of Methanol Extract Of B. Alba (Fruits Along With Shoots) And Its Relationship With The Antioxidant Property, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation, Vol. 9, 2016,9-16.
  22. A.K.Azad1, Shoumen Lasker1, Irfan-Ur-Rahaman1, Ohidul Islam1, Sharmin Akter1, M. Khairuzzaman1, Manirul Islam1, Chand Sultana2, Nandita Das1, Nazneen Ahmeda1, Sophia Hossain1, Sanjida Haque1, Kushal Biswas3, Anwarul Islam1, Firoj Ahmed4*Comparative Studies On Antioxidant And Thrombolytic Activities Of Methanol And Ethylacetate Extracts of Trema orientalis,International Journal of Innovations in Biological and Chemical Sciences, Volume 9, 2016, 47-51.
  23. Kushal Biswas1, A K Azad2, Taposhi Sultana1, Farzana Khan1, Saiyara Hossain1, Sanzida Alam1, Rayhan Chowdhary2, Yasmin Khatun2.Assessment of in-vitro cholinesterase inhibitory and thrombolytic potential of bark and seed extracts of Tamarindus indica (L.) relevant to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and clotting disorders, J Intercult Ethnopharmacol,2017; Vol 6 , Issue 1, 115-120
  24. Kushal Biswas1*, Md. Ariful Islam2, A. K. Azad3, Ishrat Jahan1influential Factors On Prescription; A Cross Sectional Study From Bangladesh: Focus On Pharmaceutical MarketingInternational Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation, Vol. 9, 2016, 17-22.
  25. A.K.Azad1, Ohidul Islam2, M.Khairuzzaman2, Jannatun Ferdous2. Sharif M. Shaheen1*, Hypoglycemic, Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Methanol Extract of Sida Rhombifolia L.Leaves on Experimental Mice, Int J Pharm Sci & Scient Res. 2017, 3:7, 82-87.
  26. Ohidul Islam1, A.K. Azad2, M. Mustafezur Rahman2, A. Khorshed Alam1, M. Khairuzzaman1, Jannatun Ferdous1, Marirul Islam1, Sharif M. Shaheen*2, Phytochemical profiling and evaluation of antioxidant and antidiabetic activity of methanol extract of spinach (spinacia oleracea l.) Leaves.  Int J Pharm Sci & Scient Res. 2018, 3:8, 24-27.
  27. Sharif M. Shaheen*1, 2, A. K. Azad2, M. Mustafezur Rahman2, Md. Jashim Uddin3, A comparative transgene expression study between a protaplex and a rotaplex embedded lipid-nano particles in murine derived dendritic cell, Journal of Interdisciplinary Nanomedicine, 2018; 0(0)
  28. Sharif M. Shaheen*, Md. Jashim Uddin, M. Mustafezur Rahman, A. K. Azad, “Transgene Expression and Antigen Presentation from Non-viral Vectors Fabricated with DNA-Natural and DNA-Synthetic Condenser Lipid-Nano Particles in Dendritic Cell” (accepted in AAPS workshop on Drug Transporter in ADME, VA, USA 2018)
  29. Sharif M. Shaheen*, Md. Jashim Uddin, M. Mustafezur Rahman, A. K. Azad, Md. Mahmodul Islam, M. Sarowar Hossen,A Repeated Lys-ala-leu-ala Peptide Behaves HAT Activity and Induces Transgene Expression from DNA-Peptides Ternary Complex (TCM): An Evidence of Intestinal Vasoactive Peptide Hormone in Dendritic Cell, AAPS 360 2018 (accepted in AAPS proceedings), Washington DC, USA.
  30. Sharif M. Shaheen*1, 2, , Md. Jashim Uddin3, A. K. Azad, 2, M. Sarowar Hossain, 2, M. Mustafezur Rahman, 2 g-protein couple receptor mediated transgene expression of a lys-ala-leu-ala repeated peptide embedded with lipid-dna nanoparticles in dendritic cell. pharmacology online, 2018• vol.1• 209-230
  31. M. Khairuzzaman1, A.K. Azad2, Ahsan Habib1, Atiqur Rahman1, Jannatun Ferdous1, Ariful Islam1, Tauhidur Rahman1, G. Tawabul Alam Chowdhury1 Hypoglycemic And Analgesic Activity Of Ethanol Extract Of Polyalthia Longifolia Leaves On Experimental Mice, Pharmacologyonline, 2018• vol.3• 229-234

Research Interest:
Basic interest in the field of Neuropharmacology, Cell Biology, Diabetes andCadiovascular Pharmacology. I am an enthusiastic, adaptive and fast-learning person with a broad and acute interest in the discovery of new innovative drugs, I particularly enjoy collaborating with scientists from different disciplines to develop new skills and solve new challenges

Research Experience
I have been doing research work on Phytochemistry and Pharmacology in different related fields since 2009.