Farhana Sultana


 Farhana Sultana is working as  Lecturer at the Department of Pharmacy, Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology (ADUST) since 2017. During this period she successfully performed several activities for instance, Head of Academic Exam committee, Head of Academic make-up committee, Head of Credit Transfer & Evaluation committee, member of Research and Development committee and many more.


She obtained her B. Pharm and M. Pharm in Clinical pharmacy and Pharmacology from Noakhali Science and Technology University. Immediately after the completion of her study, she was working as a Research Assistant under the supervision of various renowned professors in Bangladesh. She attained two national research grant, namely “National Science and Technology (NST)” and “Research and Development (R &D)” from Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. She enriched her research career by publishing 15 research articles in several peer-reviewed renowned journals as well as a book publication. She is also working as an editorial board member in various well-known scientific journals and Research Associate at Pratyasha Health Biomedical Research Center (PHBRC), Bangladesh. Her research area is primarily focused on Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology, Public health and Epidemiology. She is very passionate about research work and keen to understand various unknown things through this. Though like any other occupations, teaching is also a challenging profession, but she enjoys it and try to solve any challenges with great care, dedication and hard work.


  • Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU), Bangladesh
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU), Bangladesh


  • Mohammad Nurul Amin, Shafayet Ahmed Siddiqui, Md. Ibrahim, Md Salim Ahmed, Asma Kabir, Farhana Sultana. “Inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease and cancer”. SAGE Open Medicine, 2020 [Accepted].
  • Md. Ashraful Islam, Mohammad Nurul Amin, Shafayet Ahmed Siddiqui, Md. Parvez Hossain, Farhana Sultana, Md. Ruhul Kabir. Trans fatty acids and lipid profile: A serious risk factor to cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews 13 (2019) 16 43e16 4 7. (Elsivier).
  • Sultana F, Hossain MS, Amin MR, Abdullah-Al-Masum M, Rubel TH, Faruqe MO, Islam MM, Torab MA, Hossain MS and Kabir A. Dietary Supplements, Medicinal Plants and Beverages in treating Obesity: A Mini Review of Clinical Evidence. Int J Pharmacogn Chinese Med. 2019, 3(3): 000176. ISSN: 2576-4772. DOI: 10.23880/ipcm-16000176.
  • Miraj, A.J., Kabir, A., Mamun, Y., Akhter, S., Ahammed, Md.S., Sultana, S., Hakim, Md.L., Sultana, F.*, Alam, Md.J., Mohammad, D., Hossain, Md.S. 2019. Evaluation of the analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of methanolic extracts of the leaves of Averrhoa bilimbi leaves. Discovery Phytomedicine 6(1): 12-15. DOI:10.15562/phytomedicine. 2019.77.
  • Md. Ibrahim, Md. Saddam Hussain, Farhana Sultana, Nazmul Abhi, Tanvir Ahmed, S.M. Naim Uddin, Atikur Rahaman, Maria Ajmerin, Tutun Das Aka, Sakib Mosharraf and A.H.M. Mazbah Uddin, 2019. Therapeutic potentiality of Diospyros blancoi Linn. seeds against pain, thrombus and inflammation: An in vivo and in vitro study. Asian J. Biol. Sci., CC: CC-CC.
  • Kabir MA, Sultana F*, Ibrahim M, Islam MM, Rahman MM, Islam MJ, Bayen S. “Evaluation of Stress, Loneliness and Depression Among Residential and Non-Residential Students of Dhaka University: Case-Control Study.” Pharmaceutical Science and Technology. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.11648/j.pst.20180201.11.
  • Islam MM, Ibrahim M, Shohan AA, Rashed MS, Sultana F*, Islam SS, Khanam T, Ira IJ, Mohonto T “Exploring Different Sleep, Skin, Mental, Physical and Sound Related Disorders and Their Relation with Life Style and Socio-Demographic Status of Chittagong Port Area People: A Cross-Sectional Study on a Community.”. Saudi J. Biomed. Res., Vol-3, Iss-2 (Mar-Apr, 2018): 71-78. (Impact factor-0.32).
  • Kabir A, Ibrahim M, Hussain MS, Amin MN, Sultana F, Das M, Debnath D, Debnath T. “Exploring Toxicological and Safety Status Evaluation of an Ayurveda Medicine used for Indigestion in South Asian Region.” Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2018; 8:90-95. (Pub Med).
  • Ibrahim M, Amin MN, Millat MS, Raju JA, Hussain MS, Sultana F, Islam MM, Hasan MM. “Methanolic Extract of Peel of Citrus maxima Fruits Exhibit Analgesic, CNS Depressant and Anti-inflammatory Activities in Swiss Albino Mice”. BEMS Reports. 2018; 4(1): 07-11.
  • Shalahuddin MM, Hussain MS, Amin MN, Ibrahim M, Sultana F. “Appraisal of In-Vitro Antimicrobial, Thrombolytic and Membrane Stabilizing Potentials of Chloroform Extract of Avicennia Marina Leaves and Barks: An Approach to Develop Novel Drug”. Nov Appro Drug Des Dev. 2017; 1(2): 555560.
  • Jitu KMRM, Ibrahim M, Rasel MMA , Ahmmed M, Sarker ML, Hossain M, Asad S, Islam MM, Sultana F, “Epidemiological and Observational Studies on Neurological Disorders: A cross-sectional study”. Saudi J. Med. Pharm. Sci.; Vol-3, Iss-4 (Apr, 2017):291-296.

Research Interest

  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Epidemiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Phytochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry