University of Science and Technology Chittagong

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Dr. Abu Sadat Md. Sayem

Dr. Abu Sadat Md. Sayem

Assistant Professor


Dr. Abu Sadat Md. Sayem has been serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy in University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC) for 3 years. Dr. Sayem achieved his PhD degree from the Department of Pharmacy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2018. During his bachelor and PhD Study, he was awarded several scholarships for his excellent academic performances. He has been teaching for 3 years and 6 months in USTC. He has seven years long track record of research. He has been doing research on the area of physiology and molecular pharmacology, especially cell culture to perform different assays, in-vivo analysis of mRNA levels, target protein expressions and distributions. In addition, he performed isolation and purification of natural compounds, as well as, investigations bioactivity. Dr. Sayem has published total 11 research articles, out of which 9 articles have been published in ISI-Indexed Journals.


  • PhD in Pharmacy, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy and Molecular Pharmacology, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh “

Program Affiliated

  • B.Pharm (Hons.) 
  • M.Pharm

Areas of Interest

  • Physiology & Molecular Pharmacology
  • Bioactivity Analysis of Natural Compounds

Courses Taught

  • Physiology-I,
  • Physiology-II,
  • Physiology-III
  • Pharmacology-III
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Advanced Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Advanced Clinical Pharmacy

Journals & Articles

  • Ara, M. R. Hossain, M. S. A. Nizami and Sayem, A. S. M. (2020). “Evaluation of Sedative and Anxiolytic Activity of Methanolic Extract of Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet Seeds in Experimental Mice Model”. European Journal of Medicinal Plants. Doi: 10.9734/EJMP/2020/v31i130208.
  • Barua, A., Hossain, M. R., Barua, L., Sayem, A. S. M. (2020). “Phytochemicals, Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Potential Study of Tinospora cordifolia”. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 77-84. Doi: 10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i3330952.
  • Salleh, N., Sayem, A. S. M., Giribabu N., and S. L. Khaing (2019). “Expression of proteins related to thyroid hormone function in the uterus is down-regulated at the day of implantation in hypothyroid pregnant rats”. Cell Biology International. Doi: 10.1002/cbin.11114. (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Sayem, A. S. M., Giribabu, N., Karim, K., Si, L. K., Muniandy, S., & Salleh, N. (2018). Differential expression of the receptors for thyroid hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone, vitamin D and retinoic acid and extracellular signal-regulated kinase in uterus of rats under influence of sex-steroids. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 100, 132-141. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2018.02.00 (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Sayem, A. S. M., Arya, A., Karimian, H., Krishnasamy, N., Ashok Hasamnis, A., & Hossain, C. F. (2018). Action of Phytochemicals on Insulin Signaling Pathways Accelerating Glucose Transporter (GLUT4) Protein Translocation. Molecules, 23(2). Doi: 10.3390/molecules23020
    258 (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Sayem, A. S. M., Giribabu, N., Muniandy, S., & Salleh, N. (2017). Effects of thyroxine on expression of proteins related to thyroid hormone functions (TR-alpha, TR-beta, RXR and ERK1/2) in uterus during peri-implantation period. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 96, 1016-1021. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2017.11.128 (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Adam, S. H., Giribabu, N., Rao, P. V., Sayem, A. S. M., Arya, A., Panichayupakaranant, P., Salleh, N. (2016). “Rhinacanthin C ameliorates hyperglycaemia, hyperlipidemia and pancreatic destruction in streptozotocin–nicotinamide induced adult male diabetic rats”. European journal of pharmacology, 771, 173-190. Doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.12.028 (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Arya, A., Al-Obaidi, M. M. J., Karim, R. B., Taha, H., Khan, A. K., Sayem, A. S. M., Ali, H. M. (2015). Extract of Woodfordia fruticosa flowers ameliorates hyperglycemia, oxidative stress and improves β-cell function in streptozotocin–nicotinamide induced diabetic rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 175, 229-240. (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • Hossain, C. F., Sayem, A. S. M., Siragee, I. H., Tunan, A. M., Hassan F., Sultana, G. N. N. (2015). Antinociceptive principle from Curcuma aeruginosa. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15(1), 1-7. Doi 10.1186/s12906-015-0720-6; 15:191 (ISI Indexed Journal).
  • S. M. Sayem and F. F. Ruchita (2021). Extrapulmonary Events Caused by COVID-19. Southeast University Journal of Contemporary Research and Review, special Issue: COVID-19, 43-47.
  • S. M. Sayem, R. Hossain, and A. Bhuiya (2020). “Phytochemical Screening and Neuropharmacological Principles from the Extract of Cucurbita moschata Flowers”. University of Science and Technology Annual, 24, 31-44.