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Dr. Md. Abdul Masum

Associate Professor

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Department of Anatomy, Histology and Physiology
Faculty of Animal Science & Veterinary Medicine

Phone: +8801712441709
Blood Group: AB+



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Dr. Md. Abdul Masum is holding the post ‘Associate Professor’ in this department. Now, he is in deputation and has been working as JSPS postdoc fellow in Hokkaido University, Japan since September’ 2019. Dr. Masum has completed his D.V.M. (2008) and M.S. (2011) degree from University of Rajshahi and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh, respectively. He has completed his PhD degree with MEXT (Japan Govt.) scholarship in 2019 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan on ‘Renal Pathology’ in targeting to serve the objective of ‘One Health’. He was awarded research grant namely ‘Grant in Aid for Scientific Research’ from Hokkaido University, Japan for three consecutive years (2015-2017) during his doctoral research. Dr. Masum was also ‘Visiting Researcher’ at the School of Medicine, University of Indiana, USA in 2017. He has published several research articles in reputed medical journals. His research interests are kidney diseases, Immunology and Diabetes as well as identification of diagnostic markers for different human and animal diseases using molecular approaches.

Degree Name Subject/Specialization Institute Passing Year Country
PhD Renal pathology Hokkaido University 2019 Japan
MS Mobilization of antibody in vaccinated chicken Bangladesh Agricultural University 2011 Bangladesh
D.V.M. Veterinary medicine Rajshahi University 2009 Bangladesh
Title Organization Location From To
JSPS postdoc fellow Hokkaido University Sapporo, Japan 2019/09/01 till date
Associate Professor Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh 2019/04/10 till date
Visiting researcher Indiana University Indiana, USA 2017/11/02 2017/11/30
Teaching Assistant Hokkaido University Sapporo, Japan 2015/06/15 2018/08/05
Assistant Professor Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh 2014/04/10 2019/04/09
Lecturer Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh 2012/04/10 2014/04/09
Sl Journal Article Year Type Link
1 Hiraishi, M.*, Masum, M.A.*, Namba, T., Otani, Y., Elewa, Y.H.A., Icii, O., Kon, Y. 2020. Histopathological changes in tear-secreting tissues and cornea in a mouse model of autoimmune disease. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 245(12): 999-1008. doi: 10.1177/1535370220928275. *Equal contribution. 2020 Journal Article Link
2 Chel, H.M., Iwaki, T., Mmoon, M.M., Oo, Z.M.W., Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Nakao, R., Katakura, K. Morphological and molecular identification of cyothostomine gastrointestinal nematodes of Murshidia Quilonia species from Asian Elephants in Mayanmar. 2020. IJP: Parasite and Wildlife, 11(2020): 294-301. 2020 Journal Article Link
3 Hosotani, M., Ichii, O., Nakamura, T., Masum, M.A., Otani, Y., Elewa, Y.H.A., Kon, Y. 2020. Altered ciliary morphofunction in the oviductal infundibulum of systemic autoimmune disease-prone MRL/MpJ-Faslpr/lpr mice. Cell and Tissue Research, 380: 627-642. doi: 10.1007/s00441-020-03175-z. 2020 Journal Article Link
4 Otani, Y., Ichii, O., Masum, M.A., Kimura, J., Nakamura, T., Elewa, Y.H.A. Kon, Y. 2020. BXSB/MpJ-Yaa mouse model of systemic autoimmune disease shows increased apoptotic germ cells in stage XII of the seminiferous epithelial cycle. Cell and Tissue Research 381: 203-216. 2020 Journal Article Link
5 Ichii, O., Nakamura, T., Irie, T., Otani, Y., Hosotani, M., Masum, M.A., Islam M.R., Horino, T., Sunden, Elewa, Y.H.A. 2020. Age‐related glomerular lesions with albuminuria in male cotton rats. Histochemistry and Cell Biology, 153(1):27-36. doi: 10.1007/s00418-019-01824-1. 2020 Journal Article Link
6 Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Elewa, Y.H.A., Kon, Y. 2019. Induced expression of toll-like receptor 9 in peritubular capillary endothelium correlates with the progression of tubulointerstitial lesions in autoimmune disease-prone mice. Lupus, 28l: 324-333. 2019 Journal Article Link
7 Ichii, O., Masum, M.A., Elewa, Y.H.A., Kon, Y. 2019. Application of modified SEM techniques to evaluate renal pathology. Microscopy, Vol 68, No. S1. 2019 Journal Article Link
8 Namba, T., Ichii, O., Nakamura, T., Masum, M.A., Otani, Y., Otsuka-Kanazawa, S., Elewa, Y.H.A. Kon, Y. 2019. Altered morpho-functional features of bones in autoimmune disease-prone BXSB/MpJ-Yaa mice. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 244(5):153537021983281.DOI: 10.1177/1535370219832810. 2019 Journal Article Link
9 Namba, T., Ichii, O., Nakamura, T., Masum, M.A., Otani, Y., Otsuka-Kanazawa, S., Elewa, Y.H.A. Kon, Y. 2019. Age-related changes in bone morphology, function and cell populations in inbred C57BL/6 mice. Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 67(4): 313-317. 2019 Journal Article Link
10 Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Elewa, Y.H.A., Nakamura, T., Otani, Y., Hosotani, M., Kon, Y. 2018. Overexpression of toll-like receptor 9 correlates with podocyte injury in a murine model of autoimmune membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. 2018. Autoimmunity, 51(8):386-398. doi: 10.1080/08916934.2018.1549234. 2019 Journal Article Link
11 Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Elewa, Y.H.A., Nakamura, T., Otani, Y., Hosotani, M., Kon, Y. 2018. Modified scanning electron microscopy reveals pathological crosstalk between endothelial cells and podocytes in a murine model of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. Scientific Reports, volume 8, Article number: 10276 (2018). 2018 Journal Article Link
12 Elewa, Y.H.A., Ichii, O., Takada, K., Nakamura, T., Masum, M.A., Kon, Y. 2018. Histopathological Correlations between Mediastinal Fat-Associated Lymphoid Clusters and the Development of Lung Inflammation and Fibrosis following Bleomycin Administration in Mice. Frontier in Immunology, 2018; 9: 271. oi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00271. 2018 Journal Article Link
13 Islam, M.A., Torigoe, D., Kameda, Y., Irie, T., Kouguchi, H., Nakao, R., Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Kon, Y., Hassan, H.T.E., Morimatsua, M., Yagi, K., Agui, T. Analysis for genetic loci controlling protoscolex development in the Echinococcus multilocularis infection using congenic mice. Infection, Genetics and Evolution,65: 65-71, July 2018. 2018 Journal Article Link
14 Masum, M.A., Ichii, O., Elewa, Y.H.A., Nakamura, T., Kon, Y. 2017. Local CD34-positive capillaries decrease in mouse models of kidney disease associating with the severity of glomerular and tubulointerstitial lesions. BMC Nephrol., 18:280. 2017 Journal Article Link
15 Masum, M.A., Khan, M.Z.I., Nasrin, M., Siddiqi, M.N.H., Khan, M.Z.I., Islam, N. 2014. Detection of immunoglobulins containing plasma cells in the thymus, bursa of Fabricius and spleen of vaccinated broiler chickens with Newcastle disease virus vaccine. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine, 2: 103-108. 2014 Journal Article Link
16 Mishra, D., Sultana, N., Masum, M.A., Rahaman, M.S. 2014. Gross and histomorphological studies of the oviduct of native chicken of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 12: 9-15. 2014 Journal Article Link
17 Khan, M.Z.I., Masum, M.A., Khan, M.Z.I., Aziz, A.R.B., Nasrin, M., Siddiqi, M.N.H., Arshad, M.M.B. 2014. Histomorphology of the lymphoid tissues of broiler chickens in the Kelantan state of Malaysia. Sains Malaysia, 43: 1175–1179. 2014 Journal Article Link
18 Nasrin, M., Khan, M.Z.I., Siddiqi, M.N.H., Masum, M.A. 2013. Mobilization of immunoglobulin (Ig)-containing plasma cells in Harderian gland, cecal tonsil and trachea of broilers vaccinated with Newcastle Disease Vaccine. Tissue and Cell, 45: 191– 197. 2013 Journal Article Link
19 Masum M.A., Khan M.Z.I., Ahmed, M.U., Siddiqi M.N.H., Nasrin, M. 2013. Histological study of the central or primary lymphoid tissues of broiler chickens. Journal of Experimental Bioscience, 4: 69-72. 2013 Journal Article Link
20 Nasrin, M., Siddiqi. M.N.H., Masum, M.A., Wares, M.A. 2012. Gross and histological studies of digestive tract of broilers during postnatal growth and development. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 10(1): 69–77. 2012 Journal Article Link
21 Sultana, N., Khan, M.Z.I., Wares, M.A., Masum, M.A. 2012. Histomorphological study of the major lymphoid tissues in indigenous ducklings of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 9: 53 – 58. 2012 Journal Article Link
22 Masum, M.A., Khan, M.Z.I., Siddiqi, M.N.H., Nasrin, M. 2012. Frequency of immunoglobulin containing plasma cells in ileum representing gut-associated-lymphatic tissues in the BCRDV-vaccinated broiler. Bangl J Vet Med., 10: 15-20. 2012 Journal Article Link
23 Masum, M.A., Khan, M.Z.I., Ahmed, M.U. 2012. Histological study of secondary or peripheral lymphoid tissues (spleen) and gut-associated lymphoid tissue (ileum) of broiler. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 1(1): 1-4. 2012 Journal Article Link
24 Sultan, N., Islam, M.R. Masum, M.A. 2011. Sudy on the innervations of Brachial plexus in Black Bengal goat of Bangladesh. International Journal of Bioresearch, 1(1): 1-3. 2011 Journal Article Link
25 Nasrin, M., Siddiqi, M.N.H., Khan, M.Z.I., Masum, M.A. Sultana, N. 2011. Gross and histological studies of Harderian gland and MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) of broilers vaccinated with BCRDV. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 1(2): 1-4. 2011 Journal Article Link


Title Source of Fund Year URL Status
SAURES project Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University 2014 Completed
MOST Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh 2014 Completed
Grant in Aid for Scientific Research leading program, Japan 2015 Completed
Grant in Aid for Scientific Research leading program, Japan 2016 Completed
Grant in Aid for Scientific Research leading program, Japan 2017 Completed
JSPS Kakenhi JSPS, Japan 2019 On-going
Student Degree Year Title Role
Sl Professional Type From To
1 Bangladesh Veterinary council Professional 2009 till date
2 Bangladesh Veterinary Association Professional 2009 till date
Sl Others Type From To
1 Japan Society for Veterinary Science Others 2016 till date
Sl Achievements Type Year
1 JSPS postdoc fellowship, Japan Fellowship 2019
2 Best poster presentation, 5th Sapporo summer seminar on One Health, Sapporo, Japan Award 2017
3 MEXT (Japan Govt.) Scholarship for PhD Scholarship 2014
4 President Gold Medal for securing highest CGPA in MS, Bangladesh Award 2011
5 NST fellowship, Bangladesh Fellowship 2010
6 Gold Medal for securing highest division in D.V.M., Bangladesh Award 2009
7 Junior Scholarship, Bangladesh Scholarship 1998