Dr. Ferdous Khan received PhD degree from The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University, Japan under the supervision of Professor Dr. Kazushige Yokota. His doctoral study mainly focused on the molecular pharmacology and pathogenesis of obesity. His study involved extensive works on different cell lines as well as animal models like mice. His research theme was “Specific action of prostacyclin on adipogenesis at different stages of cultured adipocytes”. He revealed important roles of several transcription factors and bioactive lipids in the differentiaition and maturation of 3T3-L1 preadipocytes which would help in the drug discovery and development of diabetes resistance, obesity, hypertension and related metabolic disorders. Before going to Japan Dr. Ferdous Khan completed BPharm and MPharm degrees from the University of Dhaka. During his MPharm he secured First Class First position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology with highest score in the Faculty of Pharmacy.
Now he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University, Bangladesh. He also worked as a Lecturer and Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmacy of State University of Bangladesh, ASA University Bangladesh and Daffodil International University. Beside academia he also worked at Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd as a Quality Control Officer.