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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CANCER RESEARCH & HOSPITAL (NICRH)

মহাখালী, ঢাকা-১২১২

Department of Immunology& Molecular Biology

Immunology& Molecular Biology

Immunology& Molecular Biology

Brief overview:

Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology was established with aim to facilitate teaching and learning of basic concepts of cancer biology, immunology with emphasis on immunity to cancers and principles of cancer immunotherapy for the postgraduate students of the institute, providing immunological and molecular diagnostic services for the patients of this hospital, conducting immunological and molecular researches related to cancers and to introduce immunotherapy for cancers. Since its establishment in 2008, the department is continuing academic activities for the students. It is providing diagnostic services e.g. serum tumour markers, HPV DNA etc. It has established a PCR laboratory and has a plan to establish a sequencing laboratory to conductresearches and provide more diagnostic services to facilitate targeted cancer treatment. According to the organogram, the department is led by an Associate Professor. Other faculty positions include one Assistant Professor and two Lecturers. It has position for one Medical Technologist (Laboratory).

Activities:

  1. Academic: Facilitating learning of cancer biology, basic immunology, tumour immunology tumour immunotherapy and targeted cancer therapies to the post graduate students of different oncology disciplines of this institute through lectures, small group discussions and continuing medical education sessions.
  1. Diagnostic services: The department is providing following services:
  1. Serum tumour markers e.g. AFP, CEA, CA 125, CA 19-9, CA 15-3, hCG and PSA
  2. Screening for cervical cancer by detectinghigh risk HPV DNA

 

  1. Research: faculties of this department conducted researches in collaboration with many other institutes in the areas of infectious disease immunology and cancer biology.

Facilities:

Following facilities are available in our diagnostic and research laboratory:

  1. Automated immunoassay analyser (LIAISON, Diasorin, Italy)
  2. Hybrid capture assay system for high risk HPV DNA test (Digene HC2 Assay, USA)
  3. Real time PCR machine (Esco Swift Spectrum 96, Esco, Singapore)

 

Achievements:

Faculties conducted researches that are published in Pubmed indexed journals

 

Departments Our Faculty

Dr. Sufi Hannan Zulfiqur Rahman

Head & Associate Professor

Department: Associate Professor

Dr. Sufi Hannan Zulfiqur Rahman

Dr. Khairul Ozama Islam Natasha

Lecturer

Department: Lecturer

Dr. Khairul Ozama Islam Natasha

Dr. Zinat Tanjida

Lecturer

Department: Lecturer

Dr. Zinat Tanjida

Other Departments

Contact us

  • National Institute of Cancer Research & Hospital (NICRH)
  • Address: Mohakhali, TB Gate Road Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Phone: (+88)027913975, (+88)027914409
  • Fax: +88466554654
  • Email: info@nicrh.gov.bd
  • Website: www.nicrh.gov.bd