Dr. Nusrat Sultana

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Dr. Nusrat Sultana is currently working as a PhD research student at the Institute for Developing Science and Health Initiatives (ideSHi). She is conducting her PhD on “Development of non-invasive diagnostic method for prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome and Thalassemia”. She has completed her M.B.B.S from Dhaka Medical College and M.Phil in Virology from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). She conducted her M.Phil thesis work on “Differential expression of selected genes in treated and untreated chronic hepatitis B patients” at HLA laboratory, BSMMU.  She was involved in research on cytokine gene expression in responders, poor responders and non-responders to Hepatitis B vaccine and cell-mediated immune responses in hepatitis B infected patients. Her   research interest includes Virology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics, Bioinformatics and infectious diseases.