Dr. Meher Un Nessa
Professor

  • PhD in Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Australia.
  • MSc in Applied Biomolecular Technology with Distinction, University of Nottingham, UK.
  • MSc in Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • BSc (Honours) in Biochemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Biochemistry in Pollution Control, Ecotoxicology and  Occupational Health Hazards, Tumour Active Natural Compounds

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
No Research Project Available

Professor (May 2015 to date): Environmental Science Discipline, School of Life Science, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Guest Editor (September 2020 to date): Biomed Research International, Special issue; Plant-Derived Anticancer Agents as an Option for Cancer Treatment 2021, https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/si/853649/

Research Associate (November 2017 to October 2020)Cancer Research Team, Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School. The University of Sydney, Australia.

Casual Tutor (March 2018 to December 2020, March 2009 to March 2013) Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School. The University of Sydney, Australia.

Associate Professor (October 2008 to May 2015): Environmental Science Discipline, School of Life Science, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor (Feb 2005 to October 2008): Environmental Science Discipline, School of Life Science, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (Oct 2001 to Feb 2005): Environmental Science Discipline, School of Life Science, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

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Supervision

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No Supervision Available

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Major Publications:

 

Nessa, M.U., Rahman, M.A. and Kabir, Y., 2020, "Plant-Produced Monoclonal Antibody as Immunotherapy for Cancer," BioMed Research International, vol. 2020, Article ID 3038564, 10 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/3038564

 

Nessa, M.U., Anwar, M. S. and Huq, F. 2020. Phytochemicals in cancer with special emphasis on ovarian cancer. Journal of Angiotherapy, E156-E175, https://doi.org/10.25163/angiotherapy.angiotherapy.41209822608080720

 

Nessa, M.U. and Huq, F. 2020. Curcumin in cancer prevention and therapy. In Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy”, Ed. Yearul Kabir, Academic Press, Elsevier, pp 137-158.

 

Sultana, A., Paul, A. K. and Nessa, M.U. 2020, " The Status of Noise Pollution in the Major Traffic Intersections of Khulna Metropolitan City in Bangladesh and its Possible Effect on Noise-Exposed People," European Journal of Environment and Earth Sciences, Vol 1 No 5 (2020). https://doi.org/10.24018/ejgeo.2020.1.5.58  

 

Rabeya I. and Nessa, M.U. 2018. Skin morbidity profile of a Portland cement industry workers in Khulna, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, Vol. 15(1): 01-11.

 

Huq, F., Yu, J. Q., Beale, P., Chan, C., Arzuman, L., Nessa, M.U. and Mazumder, M. E. H. 2014. Combinations of platinums and selected phytochemicals as a means of overcoming resistance in ovarian cancer.  Anticancer Research, 34: 541-545.

 

Nessa, M.U., Beale, P., Chan, C., Yu, J.Q. and Huq, F. 2012.  Combinations of resveratrol, cisplatin and oxaliplatin applied to human ovarian cancer cells. Anticancer Research, 32: 53-60.

 

Nessa, M.U., Huq, F., Beale, P. and Yu, J.Q. 2012. Can sequenced combinations of platinums with phytochemicals overcome drug resistance? Current Medicinal Chemistry, 19: 172-172.

 

Nessa, M.U., Beale, P., Chan, C., Yu, J.Q. and Huq, F. 2012. Studies on combination of platinum drugs cisplatin and oxaliplatin with phytochemicals anethole and curcumin in ovarian tumour models. Anticancer Research, 32:4843-4850.

 

Nessa, M.U., Beale, P., Chan, C., Yu, J.Q. and Huq, F. 2011. Synergism from combinations of cisplatin and oxaliplatin with quercetin and thymoquinone in human ovarian tumour models. Anticancer Research, 31: 3789-3798.

 

Nessa, M.U., Huq, F., Beale, P. and Yu, J.Q. 2011. Inhibition of cell growth and sensitization of ovarian cancer cells to platinums by combination with phytochemicals. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 18: 191-191.

 

Nessa, M.U., Rahim, A.T.M.A, and Kabir, Y. 2008. Fatty acid profile of fast foods and traditional snack foods of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, Vol. 9(1).

 

Uddin, M.M., Chowdhury, S.R., Zafar, M. and Nessa, M.U. 2007. Temporal and spatial variation of dissolved nutrients in the lower Meghna river estuary, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 8 (1): 117-124.

 

Tafader, M.K., Uddin, M.M., Nessa, M.U. and Mostafa, M. M. 2007. Climate change and its consequences on marine ecosystem. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 2 (1 & 2): 101-106.

 

Mostafa, M., Rahaman, M.S., Nessa, M.U. and Mehedi, M.Y. 2005. Heavy metals in beach sediments along the ship breaking area of Chittagong coast, Bangladesh: An observation of status change in the last decade. Journal of Environmental Science, 3: 9-20.

 

Nessa, M.U., Rahim, A.T.M.A, Shaheen, N. and Kabir, Y. 2002. Commercial fast food and traditional snack food of Bangladesh: I. Content of cholesterol and triacylglycerol. Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition, 15: 69-77.

 

Rahim, A.T.M.A, Islam, M., Ara, G., Nessa, M.U. and Shaheen, N. 2002. Commercial fast food and traditional snack food of Bangladesh: II. Content of proximate nutrients, sodium, potassium, dietary fibre and energy. Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition, 15: 79-89.