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STUDY RECORD

 

Degree           

Department/Institution

Year

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chiba University, Japan.

 

2010

M. Pharm. (Master of Pharmacy)

Department of Pharmacy       

University of Dhaka

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

 

1995

B. Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)

Department of Pharmacy       

University of Dhaka

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

 

1994

HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate)

Rajshahi College

Rajshahi, Bangladesh

           

1991

 

SSC (Secondary School Certificate)

Rajshahi Govt. Laboratory High School       

Rajshahi, Bangladesh

 

1989

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

Date                                       

Department/University/ Institute

16 Apr 2013 to till date         

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

 

26 May 2010 to 15 Apr 2013

Associate Professor; Department of Pharmacy,

Jagannath University, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh

 

16 Aug 2001 to 25 May 2010

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Discipline,

Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

 

24 May 2000 to 15 Aug 2001

Lecturer, Pharmacy Discipline, Khulna University

Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

 

01 July 1998 to 25 May 2000

Quality Assurance Officer, Beximco Infusions Ltd.,

Tongi -1711, Gazipur, Bangladesh

 

 

 

            REVIEWER

 

  1. Journal of Ethnopharmacology
  2. Fitoterapia
  3. Pharmaceutical Biology
  4. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine
  5. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research
  6. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  7. Acta Pharmacologica Sinica

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

 

  1. TBRF (Tokyo Biochemical Research Foundation) Fellowship for Post-doctoral Research.
  2. Monbukagakusho Scolarship for Doctoral Study.
  3. Dhaka University Scholarship during M. Pharm.
  4. Rajshahi Education Board Scholarship at HSC and B. Pharm. Levels
  5. Dean’s Award, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

 

EXECUTIVE POSITIONS OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION

  • Former Joint Secretary, Jagannath University Teachers’ Association (JnUTA).
  • Former General Secretary, Khulna University Teachers’Club (KUTC).
  • Former Cultural Secretary, Khulna University Teachers’Association (KUTA).
  • Former Executive Member, Khulna University Teachers’ Co-operative Housing Society (KUTCOHS).

 

MEMBER OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION

  • Member, Pharmacy Graduates Association, Bangladesh (PGA).
  • Member, Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Society (BPS).

 

 

Prof. Masami Ishibashi

Department of Natural Products Chemistry

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chiba University

1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8675, Japan

Tel/Fax: +81-43-226-2923;

E-mail: mish@chiba-u.jp

Prof. ABM Faroque

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Faculty of Pharmacy

Dhaka University

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Tel: +880-1830002826;

 E-mail: abmfaroque@yahoo.com

 

LIST OF RESEARCH ARTICLES

  1. Yoneyama T, Arai MA, Akamine R, Koryudzu K, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Itoh M, Okamoto R,Ishibashi M. J. Nat. Prod. in press.
  2. Arai MA, Tanaka M, Tanouchi K, Ishikawa N, Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Hes1 Binding Compounds Isolated by Target Protein Oriented Natural Products Isolation (TPO-NAPI). J. Nat. Prod. 2017, 80, 538-543.
  3. Ahmed F, Karmakar UK, Arai MA, Ishikawa N, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Germacranolides from Enhydra fluctuans with TRAIL-resistance Abrogating Activity. Nat. Prod. Commun. 2017, 12, 1169-1170.
  4. Ahmed F, Toume K, Ishikawa N, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Constituents from Entada scandens with TRAIL-resistance Overcoming Activity. Nat. Prod. Commun.  2016, 11, 993-995.
  5. Karmakar UK, Ishikawa N, Arai MA, Ahmed F, Koyano T, Kowithayakorn T, Ishibashi M.Boesenberols, Pimarane Diterpenes with TRAIL Resistance-Overcoming Activity from Boesenbergia pandurata. J. Nat. Prod. 2016, 79
  6. Karmakar UK, Toume K, Ishikawa N,Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Bioassay guided isolation of compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Datura stramonium. Nat. Prod. Commun. 2016.
  7. Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Bio-active natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2016, 64, 119-127.
  8. Ohishi K, Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Coronaridine, an iboga type alkaloid from Tabernaemontana divaricata, inhibits Wnt signaling pathway by decreasing β-catenin mRNA expression. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2015, 25, 3937-3940.
  9. Yoneyama T, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett2015,25,
  10. Arai MA, Uchida K, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Koyano T, Kowithayakorn T, Ishibashi M. Hedgehog inhibitors fromArtocarpus communis andHyptis suaveolens.Bioorg. Med. Chem.2015, 23, 4150-4154.
  11. Azad MAK, Islam MO, Rima E, Islam MM, Khatun CS, Nesa JU, Ahmed F. Phytochemical screening and in-vitro thrombolytic activity of methanolic extract of Zanthoxylum rhetsa. J. Pharm. Sci. & Res. 2015, 7, 302-302.
  12. Karmakar UK, Ishikawa N, Toume K,Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M.Sesquiterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity fromXanthium strumarium.Bioorg. Med. Chem. .
  13. Arai MA, Akamine R, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Hedgehog/GLI- mediated transcriptional activity inhibitors from Crinum asiaticum. J. Nat. Med. 2015, 69, 538-542.
  14. Shono T, Ishikawa N, Toume K, Arai MA, Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Boehmenan, a lignan from Hibiscus ficulneus, showed Wnt signal inhibitory activity. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2015, 25, 2735-2738.
  15. Fuentes RG,Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M.Phenolic compounds from the bark ofOroxylum indicumidentified as Ngn2 promoter activators.J. Nat. Med. 
  16. Fuentes, R. G.;Toume, K.; Arai, M. A.; Sadhu, S. K.; Ahmed, F.; Ishibashi, M.J. Nat. Prod.2015, 78, 864-872. 
  17. Fuentes RG,Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Limonoids with Wnt signal inhibitory activity isolated from the fruits ofAzadirachta excelsa. Phytochem. Lett. .
  18. Hossen SMM, Islam J, Ahmed F, Hossain MA, Siddiki MAK, Hossain SMS. Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Six Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh: A Potential Source of Natural Antioxidant.  J. App. Pharm. 2015, 7, 96-104.
  19. Tahmina H,Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M.Isolation of alkamides with death receptor-enhancing activities fromPiper chaba.Heterocycles2015, 90,
  20. Ohishi K, Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Mizoguchi T, Itoh M, Ishibashi M. Ricinine: a pyridone alkaloid from Ricinus communis that activates the Wnt signaling pathway through casein kinase 1α. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2014,22,.
  21. Hossen SMM, Islam J, Hossain MS, Rahman MM, Ahmed F. Phytochemical and Biological Evaluation of MeOH Extract of Casuarina equisetifolia (Linn.) Leaves. Eur. J. Med. Plants, 2014, 4, 927-936.
  22. Hossen SMM, Hossain MS, Islam J, Pinto MN, Nur-E-Jannat, Ahmed F. Comparative preliminary phytochemical and biological investigations on Andrographis paniculata (Nees) and Aristolochia indica (Linn).  Der Pharma Chemica 2014, 6,332-338.
  23. Hossain MS, Islam J, Alam MS, Ahmed F, Kabir AKL, Hossen SMM. Preliminary phytochemical, antioxidant, antibacterial and cytotoxic activity evaluation of MeOH extract of Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) leaf. J. Adv. Pharm. Res. Biosci. 2014, 2, 50-53.
  24. Park H-Y, Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Calotropin: a cardenolide from Calotropis gigantea that inhibits Wnt signaling by increasing casein kinase 1α in colon cancer cells. ChemBioChem.
  25. Arai MA, Uchida K, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Physalin H from Solanum nigrum as Hh signaling inhibitor blocks GLI1-DNA complex formation. Beil. J. Org. Chem.
  26. Toume K, Kamiya K, Arai MA, Mori N, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Xylogranin B: a potent Wnt signal inhibitory limonoid from Xylocarpus granatum. Org. Lett.
  27. Arai MA, Fujimatsu T, Uchida K, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. Hh signaling inhibitors from Vitex negundo, naturally occurring inhibitor of GLI1-DNA complex. Mol. BioSys. .
  28. Minakawa T, Toume K, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi. Eudesmane-type Sesquiterpenoid and Guaianolides from Kandelia candel in a Screening Program for Compounds to Overcome TRAIL-resistance. J. Nat. Prod. 2012, 75, 1431-1435.
  29. Islam MA, Ahmed F, Rahman DM, Saifuzzaman M. Antinociceptive, antibacterial and antidiarrhoeal activities of Tamarix indica. Jagannath Univ. J. Sci. 2012, 1, 55-63.
  30. Bellah F, Ahmed F, Rahman AA, Shahid IZ, Hossen M. preliminary phytochemical, anti-bacterial, analgesic, anti-diarrhoeal and cytotoxic activity of methanolic extract of Polyalthia suberosa leaves. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Res. 2012, 3, 1322-1326.
  31. Islam MA, Saifuzzaman M, Ahmed F, Rahman MM, Sultana N, Naher K. Antinociceptive activity of methanolic extract of Acanthus ilicifolius linn. Leaves. Turk J. Pharm. Sci.
  32. Howlader MSI, Rahman MA, Khalipha ABR, Rahman MM, Ahmed F. Antioxidant and antidiarrhoeal potentiality of Diospyros blancoi. Int. J. Pharmacol. 2012, 8, 403-409.
  33. Koryudzu K, Arai MA, Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. A new resin glycoside from Ipomoea maxima. Nat. Prod. Commun. 2012, 7, 475-477.
  34. Yamaguchi T, Toume K, Arai MA, Ahmed F, Sadhu S K, Ishibashi M. Phorbol esters with Wnt signal-augmenting effects isolated from Excoecaria indica. Nat. Prod. Commun. 2012, 7, 219-220.
  35. Yusnita R, Arai MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M. New Hedgehog/GLI signaling inhibitors from Excoecaria agallocha. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2011, 21, 718-722.
  36. Ahmed F, Toume K, Ohtsuki T, Rahman M, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Cryptolepine, isolated from Sida acuta, sensitizes human gastric adenocarcinoma cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis. Phytotherapy Res. 2011, 25, 147-150.
  37. Islam MA,Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Saifuzzaman M, Nasrin D, Bakshi B. 2011. Antibacterial Activitv of Manilkara zapotaand Cynometra ramiflora. Hamdard Medicus 2011, 54, 9-11.
  38. Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ohtsuki T,  Khatun A, Ishibashi M. Glycosides from Vallaris solanaceae with trail-resistance-overcoming activity. Heterocycles 2010, 80, 477-488.
  39. Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Search for bioactive natural products from medicinal plants of Bangladesh. J. Nat. Med. 2010, 64, 393-401.
  40. Islam MA, Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Saifuzzaman M, Lipi F, Naher K, Parvin S. Assessment of antidiarrhoeal, cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of aerial parts of Cymbopogon citrates DC. Ex Ness. J. Pharmacy Res.
  41. Mohamed S. Abdelfattah, Toume K, Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ishibashi M. Cucullamide, a New Putrescine Bisamide from Amoora cucullata. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2010, 58, 1116-1118.
  42. Ahmed F, Toume K, Sadhu SK, Ohtsuki T, Arai MA, Ishibashi M. Constituents  of Amoora cucullata with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 3696-3703.
  43. Minakawa T, Toume K, Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Ohtsuki T, Arai MA, Ishibashi M. Constituents of Pongamia pinnata Isolated in a Screening for Activity to Overcome TRAIL-Resistance. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2010, 58, 1549-1552.
  44. Arai MA, Seto J, Ahmed F, Uchiyama K, Ishibashi M. Practical total synthesis of fuligocandins A, B. Synlett 2010, 16, 2498-2502.
  45. Shintani A, Yamazaki H, Yamamoto Y, Ahmed F, Ishibashi M.
  46. Sanzida M, Iga R, Hossain SJ, Ahmed F,Takasugi M, Aoshima H. 2009. Potentiation of the GABAA receptor response by Bangladeshi medicinal plants. Food Sci. Technol. Res. 2009, 15, 315-324.
  47. Hossain SJ, Aoshima H, El-Sayed M, Ahmed F. Antioxidative and anti-histamine-release activities of Excoecaria agallocha L. Pharmacologyonline 2009, 2, 927-936.
  48. Ahmed F, Ohtsuki T, Aida W, Ishibashi M. 2008. Tyrosine derivatives Isolated from Streptomyces sp. IFM 10937 in a Screening program for TRAIL-resistance-overcoming activity. J. Nat. Prod. 2008, 71, 1963-1966.
  49. Uddin SN, Uddin KMA, Ahmed FOrient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2008, 8, 187-191.
  50. Subhan N, Alam MA, Ahmed F, Awal MA, Nahar L, Sarker SD. 2008. In vitro antioxidant property of the extract of Excoecaria agallocha  (Euphorbiaceae). DARU 2008, 16, 149-154.
  51. Ahmed F, Shahid IZ, Khatun A, Subhan N. 2008. Antidiarrhoeal and Neuro- pharmacological Activities of Avicennia officinalis Linn. Hamdard Medicus 2008, 51, 18-23.
  52. Ahmed F, ­­Amin R, Shahid IZ, Sobhani ME. Antibacterial, Cytotoxic and Neuropharmacological activities of Cerbera odollam seeds. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2008, 8, 323-328.
  53. Subhan N, Alam MA, Ahmed F, Shahid IJ, Nahar L, Sarker SD. Bioactivity of Excoecaria agallocha. Braz. J. Pharmacog. 2008, 18, 521-526.
  54. Ahmed F, Shahid IZ, Baksi B, Sadhu SK. Antinociceptive and antidiarrhoeal Activities of Sonneratia caseolaris. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2007, 7, 274-279.
  55. Subhan N, Alam MA, Ahmed F, Shahid IJ. 2008. Antinociceptive and gastroprotective effect of the crude ethanolic extracts of Excoecaria Agallocha Linn. Turk J. Pharm. Sci. 2008, 5, 143-154.
  56. Ahmed F, Shahid IZ, Gain NC, Reza MSH, Sadhu SK. Antinociceptive and antidiarrhoeal activities of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2007, 7, 280-285.
  57. Ahmed F, Shahid IZ, Biswas UK, Roy BA, Das AK, Choudhuri MSK. Anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive and neuropharmacological  activities of Clerodendron viscosum. Pharm. Biol. 2007, 45, 587-593.
  58. Ahmed F, Shahid IZ, Rahman MM, Masud MM, Sadhu SK.2007. Antinociceptive activity of Derris uliginosa. Fitoterapia 2007, 78, 377-378. 
  59. Ahmed F, Al-Mamun AH, Shahid IZ, Rahman AA, Sadhu SK. Antinociceptive, Antidiarrhoeal and Cytotoxic activity of Aegiceras corniculatum. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med.  2007, 7, 191-196.
  60. Shahid IZ, Ahmed F, Karmakar D, Sadhu SK. Antinociceptive activity of Avicennia officinalis. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2007, 7, 100-102.
  61. Ahmed F, Rahman KM, Alam SMM, Masud MM. Antinociceptive activity of Vitis trifolia. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci., 2007, 6, 129-130
  62. Reza MSH, Mandal C, Alam KA, Salam A, Rahman MA, Amin MR, Huda MN, Ghosh NC, Ali MR, Ahmed F. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol.  2007, 2, 753-756.
  63. Sarker PK, Uddin KMA, Sagor MM, Uddin SN, Ahmed F. Antibacterial, Cytotoxic and Antioxidant activity of Trema orientalis. Bangladesh J. Med. Sci. 2007, 13, 138-143.
  64. Ahmed F, Sadhu SK, Shahid IZ, Razzak MA, Rahman MM, Hoque T,  Rahman MT. Free radical scavenging activity of some Mangroves available in Bangladesh. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2006, 6, 58-64.
  65. Saha SK, Naznin S,Ahmed F. A Household based safe water intervention programme for a slum area in Bangladesh. Asian J. Water Env. Pollut. 2006, 3, 21-25.
  66. Sadhu SK, Ahmed F, Ohtsuki T, Ishibashi M. Flavonoids from Sonneratia caseolaris. J. Nat. Med. 2006, 60, 264-265.
  67. Ahmed F, Islam MA, Rahman MM. Antibacterial activity of Leonurus sibiricus Linn. aerial parts. Fitoterapia 2006, 77, 316-317. 
  68. Shahid IZ, Moniruzzaman M, Das AK, Choudhuri MSK, Ahmed F. Pharmacological studies on roots of Achyranthes aspera Linn. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2006, 6, 202-207.
  69. Ahmed F, Hossain MH, Rahman AA, Shahid IZ. Antinociceptive and CNS depressant activity of the bark of Cerbera odollam Gaertn. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med.  2006, 6, 344-348.
  70. Islam MA, Ahmed F, Das AK, Bachar SC. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of Leonurus sibiricus Linn. aerial parts. Fitoterapia 2005, 76, 359-362. 
  71. Selim MST, Shilpi JA, Ahmed F. 2005. Antibacterial activity of Ludwigia adscendens Linn. Fitoterapia 2005, 76, 473-475.  
  72. Das AK, Shahid IZ, Choudhuri MSK, Shilpi JA, Ahmed F. Anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive and diuretic activities of Amoora cucullata Roxb. Orient. Pharm. Exp. Med. 2005, 5, 37-42.
  73. Ahmed F, Selim MST, Das AK, Choudhuri MSK. 2005. Central nervous system depressant activity of Lippia nodiflora Linn. J. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh (Science) 2005, 31, 75-79.
  74. Das AK, Ahmed F, Biswas NN, Dev S, Masud MM. 2005. Diuretic Activity ofAcalypha indica.Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 2005, 4, 77-78.
  75. Das AK, Shahid IZ, Ahmed F, Moniruzzaman M, Masud MM. 2005. Central nervous system depressant activity of Amoora cucullata Roxb.Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 2005, 4, 83-85.
  76. Ahmed F, Islam MA, Choudhuri MSK. Central nervous system depressant activity of Leonurus sibiricus Linn. Nig. J. Nat. Prod. Med. 2005, 9, 35-37.
  77. Ahmed F, Selim MST, Das AK, Choudhuri MSK. Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activities of Lippia nodiflora Linn. Die Pharmazie 2004, 59, 329-330.                                                                
  78. Ahmed F, Das PK, Islam MA, Sadhu SK, Masud MM. Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activities of Cordyline terminalis Kunth. Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 2004, 3, 61-63.
  79. Ahmed F, Shah RK, Rahman GMZ, Hossain MH. Pharmacological Profile of Caesalpinia bonducella Flem. West Afr. J. Pharmacol. Drug Res. 2004, 20, 58-61.
  80. Alam SMM, Yeasmin L, Reza MN, Shilpi JA, Ahmed F, Akter MZ. 2004. Studies on Binding Parameters of Chloramphenicol on Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA). J. Biol. Sci. 2004, 4, 203-206.
  81. Alam SMM, Akter MZ, Reza MN, Ishrat F, Ahmed F, Shilpi JA. 2004. Drug-Drug Interactions Between Ciprofloxacin and Captopril at Binding Sites of Bovine Serum Albumin. Pakistan J. Biol. Sci. 2004, 7, 79-81.
  82. Rahman GMS, Ahmed F Shill­ MC, Khaleque T, Karmakar UK, Alam SM. Potency and Stability Studies of Marketed Paracetamol and Ranitidine Preparations in Bangladesh. Khulna Univ. Studies 2003, 5, 49-53.
  83. Rahman KM, Rahman MM, Ahmed FAntibacterial activity of Vitis trifolia Linn. Khulna Univ. Studies 2003, 5, 11-13.
  84. Banoo R, Majumdar AC, Rahman GMS, Ahmed FSeparation and Colorimetric Determination of Sulfadoxine from Combined Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. J. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh (Science) 200329, 99-102.
  85. Ahmed F, Das AK, Karmakar UK, Khaleque T, Shill MC. Quality of Marketed Metronidazole Preparations in Bangladesh - An Analytical Overview. J. Biol. Sci. 2003, 3, 940-950.
  86. Ahmed F, Das PK, Islam MA, Rahman KM, Rahman MM, Selim MST. Antibacterial activity of Cordyline terminalis Kunth. J. Med. Sci. 2003, 3, 418-422.
  87. Das AK, Ahmed F Dev S. Anti-inflammatory Effect of Albizzia lebbeck (Benth.) Bark.  J. Biol. Sci. 2003, 3, 685-687.
  88. Ahmed F, Banoo R, Rahman GMS, Khan OF. A Convenient Colorimetric Assay Method for Determination of Vitamin B12 in Pharmaceutical Preparations. J. Med. Sci. 2003, 3, 163-168.
  89. Juberi MI, Banu A, Ahmed F Bio-diversity of Medicinal Plants in some areas of Natore District. Grass Roots Voice 2003, 5, 51-63.

LIST OF CONFERENCE PAPER

  1. T. Yoneyama,M.A. Arai,R. Okamoto,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Noch signal modulatory compounds from Calotropis gigantean”. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu, 2015, Abstract p.172.
  2. U. K. Karmakar,N. Ishikawa,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi,"Bioassay guided isolation of pimarane diterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Boesenbergia pandurata ". 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu, 2015, Abstract p.171.
  3. U. K. Karmakar,N. Ishikawa,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Sesquiterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Xanthium strumarium",62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu, 2015, Abstract p. 170.
  4.  F. Ahmed,N. Ishikawa,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi."Bioactive compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Entada scandens and Aegiceras corniculatum",62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu, 2015, Abstract p. 167.
  5. Rolly G. Fuentes,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,Samir K. Sadhu,Firoj Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."  Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Scoparia dulcis",59th symposium on the Chemistry of Terpenes, Essential oils and Aromatics (TEAC), Osaka, 2015, Abstract, p. 322-324.
  6. F. Ahmed and M. Ishibashi, "Bioactive natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from medicinal plants of Bangladesh", Inaugural Symposium of the Phytochemical Society of Asia 2015, August 30, 2015, Tokushima.
  7. R. G. Fuentes,  M. A. Arai, S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, and M. Ishibashi, "Phenolic compounds from the bark of Oroxylum indicum identified as Ngn2 promoter activators", 30th Philippine Chemistry Congress , April 15-17, 2015, Davao City, Philippines
  8. K. Oishi,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Tabernaemontana divaricata".135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kobe, 26-28 March, 2015.
  9. U. K. Karmakar,N. Ishikawa, K. Youme,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M.A. Arai,M. Ishibashi. "Bioactive compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Xanthium strumarium". 135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kobe, 26-28 March, 2015.
  10. T. Yoneyama,M.A. Arai,T. Koyano,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Noch signal modulatory compounds from Calotropis gigantean".135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kobe, 26-28 March, 2015.
  11. T. Shono,N. Ishikawa,K. Toume,M.A. arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Natural products with Wnt signal inhibitory activity from Hibiscus ficulneus".135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kobe, 26-28 March, 2015.
  12. F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi. "Bioactive compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Entada scandens".135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kobe, 26-28 March, 2015.
  13. F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi. "Study of mechanism of TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity of bioactive natural products". Conference of the Tokyo Biochemical Research Foundation, March 6, 2015, Tokyo. 
  14. R. G. Fuentes, K. Toume, M. A. Arai, S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi. "Scopadulciol, isolated from Scoparia dulcis, overcomes TRAIL resistance in AGS human gastric adenocarcinoma cells". The Annual Meeting of the Philippine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, December 4-5, 2014, Cebu City, Philippine.
  15. K. Oishi,Toume, M. A. Arai, T. Mizoguchi,M. Ito,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,M. Ishibashi."Compounds from Eurycoma longifolia with Wnt signal inhibitory activity". 20th symposium on Development and application of natural drugs, Tokyo, 2014.
  16. K. Toume, H. Y. Park,M. A. Arai, K. Kamiya, S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal inhibitory activity of compounds from Calotropis giantea and Xylocarpus granatum ". 56th symposium on the chemistry of natural products, 2014Kochi, p.187-192.
  17. T. Yoneyama,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Isolation of Hedghog signal inhibitory compounds from Themeda arguens". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.113.
  18. R. G. Fuentes,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Limonoids from Azadirachta excelsa inhibit Wnt/β-catenin signal". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.114.
  19. T. Habu,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. SadhuF. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."Isolation of sesquiterpene lactones with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Saussurea hypoleuca". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.202. 
  20. U. K. Karmakar,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Sesquiterpene lactones from Xanthium strumarium by bioassay guided isolation for TRAILresistance overcoming activity". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.203. 
  21. M. A. Arai,R. Akamine,K. Koryudzu,K. Toume,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Search for activator of neural cells differentiation based on Notch-Hes signaling pathway". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.179.
  22. T. Shono,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from  Hibiscus ficulneus". 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka, 2014, Abstract p.181. 
  23. H. Y. Park, K. Toume, M. A. Arai, S. K. Sadhu, F. AhmedM. Ishibashi. "Calotropin, a cardenolide from Calotropis gigantea, with Wnt signal inhibition activity through increase of casein kinase 1α". American Society of Pharmacognosy 2014 Annual Meeting, August 2-6, 2014, Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.A.
  24. T. Yoneyama, M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Hedgehog signal inhibitory compounds from Themeda arguens". Conference of Medicinal Chemistry Forum, Gifu, July 2014.
  25. R. G. Fuentes,K. Toume, M. A. Arai, S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Screening of Wnt Signal Inhibitors from Scoparia dulcis". 134th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, 2014, Kumamoto.
  26. H.Y. park,K. Toume, M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M.Ishibashi." Calotropin, a cardienolide from Calotropis gigantean, inhibits Wnt signal". 134th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, 2014, Kumamoto.
  27. K. Oishi,K. Toume, M. A. Arai,T. Mizoguchi,M. Ito,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,M. Ishibashi."Compounds from Ricinus communis activates Wnt signal".134th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, 2014,  Kumamoto.
  28. T. Yoneyama,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Hedgehog signal inhibitory activity of Themeda arguens". 134th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, 2014,  Kumamoto.
  29. K. Oishi,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi."Wnt signal activating compounds from Ricinus communis",5th Symposium on Pharmaceutical food sciences, Osaka, 2013, Abstract p. 151-153.
  30. M. A. Arai,T. Fujimatsu, K.Uchida,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Hh signaling inhibors from Vitex negundo" 57th symposium on the Chemistry of Terpenes, Essential oils and Aromatics (TEAC), Saitama, 2013, Abstract, p. 121-123.
  31. R. G. Fuentes, K. Toume, M. A. Arai, T. Koyano, T. Kowithayakorn, S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, and M. Ishibashi, "Curcuma comosa and Scoparia dulcis: Potential sources of active compounds with Wnt signal inhibitory activity", 13th International Conference on the Chemistry of Antibiotics and other bioactive compounds, September 25, 2013, Kawaguchiko, Abstract p. 108
  32. F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi, "Search for bioactive natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity", 13th International Conference on the Chemistry of Antibiotics and other bioactive compounds; September 25, 2013, Kawaguchiko, Abstract p. 59 (Poster prize)
  33. U. K. Karmakar,K. Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi. "Bioassay guided isolation of anticancer compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Datura stramonium". 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Hokkaido, 2013, Abstract p.159.
  34. H. Tahmina,K. Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi. "Isolation of a series of alkamides from Piper chaba with death-receptor enhancing activity". 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Hokkaido, 2013, Abstract p.158.
  35. S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi. "Field study on medicinal plants in Bangladesh for screening studies of bioactive natural products (2)",60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Hokkaido, 2013, Abstract p.157.
  36. K. Kamiya,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M.Ishibashi."Wnt signal inhibitory limnoid from Xylocarpus granatum". 133th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Yokohama, 2013.
  37. K. Oishi,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Zanthoxylum rhetsa". 133th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Yokohama, 2013.
  38. H. Park, K. Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Calotropis gigantea". 133th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Yokohama, 2013.
  39. T. Habu,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Saussurea hypoleuca". 133th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Yokohama, 2013.
  40. H. Park,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. AhmedM. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitors from Calotropis gigantea". 19th symposium on chemistry of Natural products, Osaka, 2012, Abstract p.88-90.
  41. K. Kamiya,K.Toume,M.A. Arai, S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Xylocarpus granatum”. 19th symposium on Chemistry of Natural Products, Osaka, 2012, Abstract p.85-87.
  42. K. Kamiya,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory limnoids from Xylocarpus granatum". 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Chiba, 2012, Abstract p. 222.
  43. H. Park, K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory cardienolides from Calotropis gigantean". 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Chiba, 2012, Abstract p.220.
  44. T. Habu,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi, "Natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Artocarpus communis". 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Chiba, 2012, Abstract p.115.
  45. F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi."Field study on natural medicinal resources in Bangladesh". 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Chiba, 2012, Abstract p.115.
  46. H. Park,K. Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."Cardenolides Isolated from Calotropis gigantea with Wnt Signaling Inhibitory Activity",The 7th KSP-JSP-CCTCNM Joint Symposium on Pharmacognosy, Abstract p.330, August 24-25, 2012, Seoul, Korea
  47. K. Kamiya,K.Toume,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. A. Arai,M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal inhibitory limnoids from Xylocarpus granatum".132th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Hokkaido, 2012.
  48. R. G. Fuentes, M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. Ishibashi."Phenolic compounds from the bark of Oroxylum indicum that enhcance Ngn2 promoter activity",132th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Hokkaido, 2012.
  49. T. Hoque,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."Death receptor promoting compounds from Derris indica". 132th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Hokkaido, 2012.
  50. H. Park,K. Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi,"Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Calotropis gigantean".132th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Hokkaido, 2012.
  51. Y. Rifai,M. A. Arai,T. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Hh signal inhibitory activity of Acacia pennata and Excoecaria agallocha". 55th  symposium on the the Chemistry of Terpenes, Essential oils and Aromatics (TEAC), Tsukuba, 2011, Abstract p. 399-401. 
  52. T. Minakawa,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."Natural products with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Kandelia candel". 58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokyo, 2011, Abstract p.139.
  53. K. Kamiya,N. Mori,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Bioactive compounds with Wnt signal inhibitory activity from Xylocarpus granatum". 58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokyo, 2011, Abstract p.138.
  54. Hoque Tahmina,K. Toume,M. A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Search for bioactive constituents from Derris indica with DR5 promoter activity",58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokyo, 2011, Abstract p.217.
  55. H. Park,K.Toume,M.A. Arai,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi." Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Calotropis gigantean". 58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokyo, 2011, Abstract p.216.
  56. ,K. Taniguchi,M. Kishida,S. K. SadhuF. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi."Studies on bioactive constituents isolated from Bangladeshi mangrove Rhizophora mucronata",58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokyo, 2011, Abstract p.188.
  57. K. Toume,D. Kurnia, T. Hoque, S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, M. A. Arai, M.Ishibashi." Death receptor promoting activity of compounds from Cynometra ramiflora. Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Shizuaoka, 2011, Abstract vol 2, p.250.
  58. K. Kamiya,N. Mori,K. Toume, S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. A. Arai, M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal inhibitory compounds from Xylocarpus granatum". 131th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Shizuaoka, 2011, Abstract vol 2, p.84.
  59. M. A. Arai,T. Fujimatsu,A. K. Paul,F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi." Hh signaling inhibitors from Vitex negundo". 131th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Shizuaoka, 2011, Abstract vol 2, p.84.
  60. T. Minakawa, K. Toume, F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. A. Arai, M.Ishibashi. "Search for bioactive compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Kandelia candel". 131th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Shizuaoka, 2011, Abstract vol 2, p.84.
  61. Ohsaki, M. Ozawa, K. Taniguchi, A. Kishida, F. Ahmed, S. K. Sadhu, M. Ishibashi, "The search for bioactive compounds from medicinal plants of Bangladesh regarding anti-cancer properties", Pacifichem 2010; December 18, 2010, Honolulu, U.S.A.
  62. T. Minakawa, K. Toume, F. Ahmed, S. K. Sadhu, T. Ohtsuki, M. A. Arai, M. Ishibashi, "Isolation of flavonoids with TRAIL resistance-overcoming ctivity from Pngamia pinnata", 13th International Symposium on Marine Natural Products (MaNaPro XIII), Abstract p.150, Phuket.
  63. K. Toume, F. Ahmed, T. Ohtsuki, S. K. Sadhu, M. A. Arai, M. Ishibashi, "TRAIL-resistance overcoming constituents from a mangrove Amoora cucullata", 13th International Symposium on Marine Natural Products (MaNaPro XIII), Abstract p.108, Phuket.
  64. F. Ahmed, K. Toume, S. K. Sadhu, T. Ohtsuki, M. A. Arai, M. Ishibashi, "Constituents of Amoora cucullata with TRAIL resistance overcoming activity",57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Tokushima, 2010, p.324.
  65. M. A. Arai,T. Fujimatsu,M. S. K. Choudhury,A. K. Paul,F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi. "Hedghog signaling inhibitory compounds from Semecarpus anacardium". 130th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Okayama, 2010, Abstract vol 2, p.240.
  66. T. Minakawa,K. Toume,F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,T. Ohtsuki,M. Ishibashi. "TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity of bioactive compounds isolated from Pongamia pinnata" 130th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Okayama, 2010, Abstract vol 2, p.219.
  67. Y. Rifai,M.A.Arai,H. Koyano,T. Kowithayakorn,S. K. Sadhu,F. Ahmed,M. Ishibashi. "Hedgehog/GLI-mediated transcriptional inhibitors from Acacia pennata and Exocoecaria agallocha",130th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Okayama, 2010, Abstract vol 2, p.119.
  68. S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, K. Toume, M. Tamaki, T. Ohtsuki, T. Koyano, T. Kowithayakorn, M. Ishibashi, "Bioactive constituents from Vallaris solanaceae and Curcuma parviflora", 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Kyoto, 3-4 October, 2009, Abstract p.262.
  69. F. Ahmed, T. Ohtsuki, M. Rahman, S. K. Sadhu, K. Toume, M. Ishibashi, "Bioactive components from medicinal plants of Bangladesh for abrogating TRAIL-resistance",  56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Kyoto, 3-4 October, 2009, Abstract p.193.
  70. T. Yamaguchi, T. Ohtsuki,A. K. Paul,F. Ahmed,S. K. Sadhu,M. Ishibashi. "Wnt signal activating compounds from Excoecaria indica". 129th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kyoto, 26-28 March, 2009, Abstract vol 2, p.224.
  71. Ahmed F, Ohtsuki T, Ishibashi M.  Natural Products, Isolated from Actinomycetes in a Screening program for TRAIL-resistance-overcoming activity. 129th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kyoto, 26-28 March, 2009, Abstract vol 2, p.97.
  72. F. Ahmed. "Search for natural products from actinomycetes for abrogating TRAIL resistance", Khulna University Seminar; November 18, 2008, Khulna, Bangladesh.
  73. S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, T. Ohtsuki, and M. Ishibashi, "Bioactive Constituents from Tropical Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh", 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Nagasaki, 19-20 September, 2008, Abstract p.227.
  74. F. Ahmed, T. Ohtsuki, Aida W, Ishibashi M. Search for natural products from actinomycetes for abrogating TRAIL resistance (II). 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Nagasaki, 19-20 September, 2008, Abstract p.218.
  75. F. Ahmed, T. Ohtsuki, W. Aida, M. Ishibashi. “Search for natural products from actinomycetes for abrogating TRAIL resistance (I)”. 128th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Yokohama, 26-28 March, 2008, Abstract vol 2, p.105.
  76. S. K. Sadhu, F. Ahmed, A. Khatun, T. Ohtsuki, and M. Ishibashi, "Constituents from Hoya parasitica and Vallaris solanaceae", 54th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Nagoya, 18-19 September, 2007, Abstract p. 194.