Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

D M Isha Olive Khan

Full Time Faculty (On Leave)

M.Sc. in Pharmacology, King’s College London
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors), University of Dhaka


General Information -

Office Hour:
Room: SAC 955
Telephone: +880-2-55668200 Ext:

Curriculum Vitae

D M Isha Olive Khan is a Lecturer at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, NSU. He completed his undergraduate education from Faculty of Pharmacy in University of Dhaka. He then went on to obtain a Masters in Pharmacology from King’s College London where he graduated top of the class with Distinction. This earned him the GlaxoSmithKline award for the best MSc Pharmacology student.
At King’s College London, he conducted research in the field of reproductive neuroendocrinology under the supervision of Professor Kevin T. O’Byrne and investigated the role of the neuropeptide ‘kisspeptin’ in the amygdala of the rat brain. Isha Olive Khan’s research interests revolve broadly around pharmacology and endocrinology.

  • Awarded the GlaxoSmithKline Prize for being the best MSc Pharmacology student of 2013-14
  • Twice the recipient of The Daily Star Award for Outstanding Performance in O & A Levels

Degree Conferred

Institution Attended

MSc in Pharmacology

King’s College London

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors)

University of Dhaka

GCE A Level


GCE O Level

South Breeze

  • Lecturer at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University since 01 January 2015. Courses taught are varied and cover different aspects of the pharmacy discipline.


  • Lecturer at Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific in 2014. Also served as the academic advisor for students of First Year, First Semester.

Courses that D M Isha Olive Khan currently teach comprise the following:

  • Physical Pharmacy-II
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology-II
  • Communications and Computer Applications in Pharmacy.

Courses previously taught at NSU included:

  • Pharmaceutical Analysis-I
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis-II.

Former member of the British Pharmacological Society.

Interested in the relationship of diabetes and obesity with memory and cognition.