Current Research Activities

  1. Effect of plant fractions/compounds on insulin secretion in BRIN-BD 11 cell line, perfused rat pancreas and isolated islets.
  2. Effect of antidiabetic plant materials on carbohydrate digestion and absorption in the gut of rats.
  3. ‘Anti–inflammatory, analgesic and anti–platelet activity of Ocimum Sanctum, Casia tamala, Emblica officinalis and Helianthus annuus in long Evans rats’- Awarded a research grant from BMRC (Bangladesh Medical Research Council) for one year research.
  4. Studies on fish oils for the management of insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and platelet aggregation associated with type 2 diabetes.
  5. Biochemical feature of Bangladeshi Young Diabetic subjects (collaboration with BIRDEM).