Dr. Md. Sohel Rana
Dr. Md. Sohel Rana Professor, Department of Pharmacy

PROFILE

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RESEARCH INTEREST

Pharmaceutical Formulation Technology  Natural Products Chemistry Drug Discovery and Development

JOURNAL PAPER

S.M. Raquibul Hasan, Md. Mokarram Hossain, Md. Sohel Rana, Analgesic and Neuropharmacological activities of the Leaves of Caesalpinia pulcherrima Swartz., Bangladesh Journal of Life Sciences, 21, 2, pp.1-10, Dec 2009.
Tasnuva Haque, Mesbah Uddin Talukder, Shammy Sarwar, Md Sohel Rana, Evaluation of sustaining action and swelling behavior of some cellulosic polymer based matrix tablets, Bangladesh Journal of Life Sciences, 21, 2, pp.29-38, December 2009.
Moni Rani Saha; M. Ashraful Alam; S. M. Raquibul Hasan; Md. Sohel Rana, In vitro anti-oxidant activity of the leaves of Dillenia indica, Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 9, 4, pp.277-284, December 2009.
S. M. Raquibul Hasan, Raushanara Akter, Md. Sohel Rana and Mohammad A. Rashid, Antinociceptive and CNS depressant activities of the Leaves of Xanthium indicum Koenig, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8, 1, pp.99-101, June 2009.
Raushanara Akter, S. M. Raquibul Hasan, Md. Mokarram Hossain, Md. Sohel Rana, In Vitro Antioxidant and In Vivo Antidiarrhoeal Activity of hydromethanolic extract of Xanthium indicum Koenig, European Journal of Scientific Research, 33, 2, pp.305-312, 2009.
Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K, Formation and identification of O=FeIVTSPP using electrochemiluminescence, Bioelectrochemistry (Elsevier), 84, pp.121-127, 2009.
Raushanara Akter, S.M. Raquibul Hasan, Md Sohel Rana, In-vitro evaluation of Antioxidant potential of the Leaves of Opuntia dillenii Haw, Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2, 1, pp.22-26, 2009.
Rumana Jahangir, Md. Mesbah Uddin Talukder and Md. Sohel Rana, Development of Pop Rice (Khoi) Powder as a Substitute of Glucose in ORS Formulation, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Research, 1, 3, pp.953-961, 2009.
S.M. Raquibul Hasan, Md. Mokarram Hossain, Md. Sohel Rana, Pattern of Antibiotics Use at the Primary Health Care Level of Bangladesh: Survey Report-1, Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2, 1, pp.1-7, 2009.
M. Daud, M. Sohel Rana, Adit Muktadir, Misconception and Misuse of Antibiotics among the students in Bangladesh, Australasian Medical Journal, 2, 2, pp.73-77, 2009.
Md. Sohel Rana, Md. Mamun Al-Amin and Hossain Shariare, A phytochemical and microbiological study of medicinal plants used in sports injury, Bang. J. Life Sci., 21, 1, pp.147-151, June 2009.
Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir, Md. Sohel Rana and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf, Study of In vitro release kinetics for different brands of theophylline sustained release tablets available in Bangladesh, Bang. J. Life Sci., 21, 1, pp.1-9, June 2009.
Raquibul Hasan, Md. Ehsanul Hoque Mazumder, Md. Sohel Rana and Shafiqur Rahman, Analgesic and Antioxidant Activity of the Hydromethanolic Extract of Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. Leaves, American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 4, 1, pp.1-7, 2009.
M. Ashraful Alam, M. Mostafizur Rahman, Md. Sohel Rana, Antioxidant potential of the ethanolic crude extract of the leaves of Vitex negundo Linn. (Verbenaceae), Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6, 1, pp.11-20, 2009.
Md. Mokarram Hossain, S. M. Raquibul Hasan, Md. Sohel Rana., Evaluation of Analgesic and Neuropharmacological Activities of the Aerial Parts of Tinospora cordifolia Miers. in Mice., Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2, 1, pp.1-7, 2009.
Islam, S. and Rana, M.S., Off-label promotion of drugs in Bangladesh: evidence from promotional brochures circulated among general practitioners by pharmaceutical companies., International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 16, 6, pp.409-412, Dec 2008.
Raquibul Hasan, Ehsanul Hoque Mazumder and Md. Sohel Rana, Comparison of antioxidant potential of different fractions of Commelina benghalensis L., Bang. J. Life Sci., 20, 2, pp.9-16, Dec 2008.
Md. Mokarram Hossain, Md. Sohel Rana and Abdullah Faruque, Brine shrimp lethality bioassay and radical scavenging activity of Artocarpus lacucha, Bang. J. Life Sci., 20, 2, pp.27-34, Dec 2008.
Rana, M.S., Saha, A, and Karim, M.R., In vitro studies on phytochemical and antioxidant potential different extracts of Madhuca indica, Hamdard Medicus, XLXI, 3, pp.49-53, Oct-Dec 2008.
M. R. Saha, S. M. R. Hasan, R. Akter, M. S. Rana, In vitro Free radical scavenging activity of methanol extract of the leaves of Mimosops elengi Linn., Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 6, 2, pp.197-202, 2008.
Md. Ashraful Alam, Md. Sohel Rana and S.M. Raquibul Hasan, Analgesic and Neuropharmacological Investigations of the Aerial Part of Achyranthes aspera Linn., Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1, 1&2, pp.44-50, 2008.
Raushanara Akter, S.M. Raquibul Hasan, Muntasir Mamun Majumder and Md. Sohel Rana, Evaluation of analgesic and antioxidant potential of the leaves of Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep, Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1, 1&2, pp.3-9, 2008.
Majumder, E.H., Alam, A. and Rana, M.S., Evaluation of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Tagetes erecta, Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 21, 1, pp.105-109, 2008.
Islam. M. S.; Farah, S.S. and Rana, M.S., Characteristics and reliability of online references cited in the pharmaceutical promotional brochures of Bangladesh., eHealth International Journal, 4, 1, pp.1-5, Jan 2008.
Mazumder, MEH. and Rana, MS., Pharmacological evaluation of Bangladeshi medicinal plants for antioxidant activity, Pharmaceutical Biology, 46, 10&11, pp.704-709, 2008.
Islam, M.S. and Rana, M.S., Self-Medications among higher educated population in Bangladesh: An email-based exploratory study, The Internet Journal of Health, 5, 2, 2007.
Sayeed, A.; Kawser, H and Rana, M.S., Development and in vitro pharmacokinetic evaluation of aceclofenac tablet matrix, USTC Annual, 11, pp.20-25, Dec 2007.
Rahim, M.A.; Faruque, A. and Rana, M.S., Spectrophotometric studies on some pharmacokinetic properties of conventional enteric-coated tablets, J. Integ. Med., 7, 2, pp.17-21, 2007.
Raushanara Akter, Mokarram Hossain, Ehsanul Haque Mazumder and Md. Sohel Rana, In- vitro anti-oxidant activity of the leaves of Paederia foetida', Turkish Journal of Biology., 6, 1, pp.11-20, 2007.
Nusrat Subhan, Md. Ashraful Alam, S. M. Raquibul Hasan, Md. Sohel Rana, Antinociceptive and Gastro-protective Effect of the Ethanolic Extract of the Flowering Top of Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.)., Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 9, 4, pp.277-284, 2007.
Tania, S.; Ishtiaq, H. and Rana, M.S., Anti-inflammatory activities of some selected indigenous plants, BGC Trust Univ. Ann., 1, pp.48-55, 2007.
Islam, S. and Rana, M.S., General and Maternal Health Status of Rural Women in Bangladesh: A Descriptive Study from Two Remote Villages, Internet Journal of Epidemiology, 4, 2, 2007.
Karim, M.R.; Chowdhury N.S. and Rana M.S., Toxicological evaluation of the root and stem bark extracts of Madhuca indica, Hamdard Medicus, XLX, 1, Jan-March 2007.
Rana, M.S., Iwamura, Y., Komagoe, K. and Tamagake, K., Electrochemical studies of FeIIITSPP using luminol chemiluminescence and absorption spectrum, Chem. Bull., 122, 1, pp.152-156, 2007.
Rana, M.S., Study on electrochemical reduction of FeIIITMPyP and FeIIITSPP by luminol chemiluminescence, Bang. J. Life Sci., 18, 1, pp.1-5, June 2006.
Rana, M.S.; Chowdhury, N.S.; and Murshid, G.M., Study on phytochemical and antimicrobial activity of Oroxylum indicum, Khul. Univ. Studies, 7, 2, pp.55-58, 2006.
Rahim, M.A. and Rana, M.S., Study on some physical characteristics of commercially available enteric-coated NSAIDs, Bang. J. Life Sci., 18, 2, pp.71-75, 2006.
Rana, M.S.; Karim, M.R.; and Kawsar, M.H., Phytochemical and microbiological studies of Madhuca indica, Univ. Sci & Tech. Ann., 12, 1, pp.61-67, July 2006.
Rana, M.S. and Kawsar, M.H., Oral health status among school children in rural and urban areas: a comparative study, Univ. Sci & Tech. Ann., 12, 1, pp.46-50, July 2006.
Chowdhury N.S.; Karim, M.R. and Rana M.S., In vitro studies on antibacterial property of the root and stem bark extracts of Oroxylum indicum, Hamdard Medicus, XLIX, 4, pp.89-92, Oct-Dec 2006.
Rana, M.S. and Bhuiyan, S.A., Antimicrobial and phytochemical screening of five medicinal plants of Bangladesh, Bang. J. Life Sci., 17, 2, pp.61-66, December 2005.
Hoque, T. and Rana, M.S., Copper–salicyl hydroxamic acid against ehrlich ascites carcinoma in mice, Bang. J. Life Sci., 17, 2, pp.53-59, Dec 2005.
Karim, M.R.; Chowdhury N.S. and Rana M.S., Antimicrobial activity of the root and stem bark extracts of Madhuca indica, Bang. J. Life Sci., 17, 2, pp.49-52, Dec 2005.
Raushanara Akter, S. M. Raquibul Hasan and Md. Sohel Rana, Antidiarrhoeal and Antioxidant Properties of Curcuma alismatifolia leaves., Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3, 2, pp.305-312, 2005.
Hasan, R.; Hossain, M.; Akter, R. and Rana, MS., In-vitro Antioxidant and In-vivo Anti-inflammatory Properties of Commelina benghalensis Linn., Scientia Pharmaceutica, 3, 11, pp.375-379, 2005.
Islam, M.R.; Faruque, A. and Rana, M.S., Study on liver function enzymes among the university students., Bang. J. Life Sci., 17, 1, pp.93-98, June 2005.
Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K., A chemiluminescence method for the detection of electrochemically generated H2O2 and ferryl porphyrin., Bioelectrochemistry (Elsevier), 68, pp.31-39, 2006.
Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K., Formation of ferryl porphyrin by electrochemical reduction of iron porphyrin in aqueous solution., J. Electroanalytical Chemistry (Elsevier), 581, 2, pp.145-152, August 2005.
Chowdhury N.S.; Karim, M.R. and Rana M.S., In vitro studies on toxicological property of the root and stem bark extracts of Oroxylum indicum., Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci., 4, 1, pp.51-53, June 2005.
Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K., Evaluation of ferryl formation by electrocatalytic oxidation of alkene using luminol chemiluminescence., Chem. Pharm. Bull. (Japan),, 53, 6, pp.604-606, June 2005.
Rana, M.S. and Choudhury, M.H., Determination of antibacterial activity of some commonly used toothbrush sticks., Hamdard Medicus, XLVIII, 1, pp.42-45, March 2005.
Md. Sohel Rana, Formation of hydrogen peroxide by electrochemical reduction of molecular oxygen using luminol chemiluminescence., Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 13, 2-3, pp.97-105, April-July 2005.
Md. Sohel Rana, Evaluation of physical and chemical constituents of some medicinal plants with reference to their local uses as toothbrush sticks., Bang. J. Life Sci., 16, 2, pp.1-7, Dec 2004.
Choudhury, M.H.; Rana, M.S. and Faruque, A., Quality assessment of some paediatric cotrimoxazole suspensions marketed in Bangladesh., Hamdard Medicus, XLVII, 2, pp.58-62, April-June, 2004.
Moni Rani Saha, Raushanara Akter, S. M. Raquibul Hasan and Md. Sohel Rana., In- vitro antioxidant study of Gardenia jasminoides., International Journal of Green Pharmacy, 1, 3, pp.953-961, Dec 2003.
Rana, M.S., Iwamura, Y. and Komagoe, K., Electrochemical synthesis and evaluation of some free radical scavengers using chemiluminescence method., Yakugaisha, pp.249-252, 2003.
Md. Mokarram Hossain, Taksim Ahmed, Md. Imamul Islam and Md. Sohel Rana., Antioxidant, Antinociceptive and Cytotoxic Activity of the Leaves of Michelia champaca Linn., Bangladesh Journal of Life Sciences, 13, 1, pp.25-29, June 2003.
Kamruzzaman, M. and Rana, M.S., In vivo studies of hydroxamic acid derivatives against ehrlich ascites carcinoma., Univ. Sci & Tech. Ann., 9, 2, pp.34-40, 2003.
Rana, M.S. , Choudhury, M.H. and Ghani, A., Establishment of some pharmacopoeial standards for commonly used toothbrush sticks., Bang. J. Integ. Med., 4, 1, pp.7-12, 2003.
Akter, A.; Faruque, A; Mazumder, EH and Rana, MS., Phytochemical and comparative bioactivity studies of Commelina benghalensis Linn., Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromáticas, 12, pp.112-117, Dec 2002.
Choudhury, M.H. and Rana, M.S., Evaluation of some traditional liquid preparations manufactured in Bangladesh., Bang. J. Life Sci., 1&2, pp.61-67, 2002.
Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K., Electrochemical studies on ferryl formation by chemiluminescence and absorption spectrum., Biol. and Med., 1, 2, pp.24-30, 2001.
Rana, M.S.; Bhuiyan, M. and Choudhury, M.H., The quality of some commonly used dentifrice powders: a comparative study., Bang. J. Integ. Med., 1, 3, pp.25-28, 2000.
Rana, M.S.; Ghani, A and Choudhury, M.H., Phytochemical screening of some indigenous medicinal plants with reference to their local use as antidysenteries., University of Science & Technology Annual (USTA), 4, pp.25-31, 2000.
Rana, M.S.; Roy, J. and Choudhury, M.H., Determination of ciprofloxacine in its tablet forms by means of fluoride estimation., Hamdard Medicus, XLIII, 2, pp.97-99, 2000.
Rana, M.S. and Iwamura, Y., Effect of buffer salts on the luminescence of iron porphyrin: an electrochemical study., Okayama Univ. Pharm. J., 9, 2, pp.318-320, 1999.
Islam, MS; Farah, SS and Rana, MS, Knowledge and Awareness Regarding HIV/AIDS among University Students in Bangladesh: a Cross-sectional study., Iranian Journal of Public Health, 3, 5, pp.221-227, 1999.
Rana, M.S.; Bhuiyan, M. and Shimane, T., Phytochemical and pharmacological studies on some medicinal plants widely used in dental care., Japan Med. Assoc., 13, pp.125-131, 1999.
Bhuiyan, M. ; Rana, MS. and Choudhury, CR., Azadirechta indica as noble herbal stick: an experimental and clinical review., Okayama Univ. Med. Journal, 8, 4, pp.95-98, Dec 1998.
Zulfiker, AH; Mazumder, EH and Rana, MS, Analgesic activity of two medicinal plants Scorpia dulcis and Ficus racemosa., Latin American Journal of Pharmacy, 28, 5, pp.383-388, 1997.
Islam M.; Kawser H.; Rana MS and Ghani A., Analgesic and antipyretic effect of ten Bangladeshi medicinal plants., University of Science and Technology Annual (USTA), 1, pp.32-35, 1997.
Md. Sohel Rana,; Abdul Ghani and Mohsin Bhuiyan, A study on caries predictive values among children of different socio-economic groups., Bangladesh. Journal of Life Sciences, 9, 1, pp.9-13, 1997.
Rana, M.S.; Bhuiyan, M. and Choudhury, C.R., Development and application of a new method for the determination of caries predictive values., Pakistan Dental Assoc. Journal, 6, pp.19-23, 1996.
Rana, M.S. and Roy, J., A method for the determination of fluoride from fluoro-compounds using fluoride-sensitive electrode., Indian Journal of Dental Research, 6, pp.49-53, 1995.
Md. Sohel Rana and Abdul Ghani, Dental caries: Determination of fluoride content of water samples from different areas of Bangladesh., Bangladesh J. Life Sciences, 6, 2, pp.37-43, 1994.
Md. Sohel Rana and Abdul Ghani, Phytochemical and pharmacopoeial studies of some medicinal plants locally used as herbal sticks., Bangladesh J. Life Sciences, 5, 1, pp.120-125, 1993.
Roy, J.; Rana, M.S. and Choudhury, C.R., Micro-determination of fluoride by means of metallic sodium fusion and using fluoride-sensitive electrode., Indian J. Dental Research, 4, pp.91-93, 1993.
Abdul Ghani and Md. Sohel Rana, Phytochemical screening of some medicinal plants with reference to their medicinal uses., Bangladesh J. Life Sciences, 4, 2, pp.45-52, 1992.

CONFERENCE PAPER

Rana, M.S. and Tamagake, K., Detection of electrochemically generated hydrogen peroxide and ferryl porphyrin by chemiluminescence method., Japan Hospital Pharmacist & Pharmaceutical Society, 11, 4, pp.115-118, Okayama, Japan, November 2001.
Rana, M.S.; Iwamura, Y. and Tamagake, K., Application of luminol chemiluminescence method to detect ferryl species produced by electrochemical reduction of iron porphyrin., Coordination Chemistry Proc., pp.318-320, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, Sept. 2000.
Islam, M.N.; Ghani, A. and Rana, M.S., Antimicrobial activity of the extracts of certain plants used against skin diseases., Bang. Assoc. Adv. Sci., VI, pp.3-6, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1996.

BOOK

Md. Sohel Rana, Studies on electrochemical formation of ferryl porphyrin by luminol chemiluminescence and absorption spectrum., Ph. D Thesis, pp.1-85, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Japan, March 2002.
Md. Sohel Rana, Survey of oral health of some school children and determination of fluoride content of various water samples and quality of local some local dentifrices., M. Pharm Thesis, pp.1-165, Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, 1992.
Md. Sohel Rana, Phytochemical investigation of medicinal plant commonly used as antipyretics., B. Pharm Research Project, pp.1-49, Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, 1991.

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Dr. Md. Sohel Rana

Professor
Department of Pharmacy
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +801711987016
Work Phone: 02224491045-51/1909
Email: sohelrana.ju@juniv.edu , sohelrana.ju@gmail.com