Dr Md Jakir Hossain
Research Associate

Dr Md Jakir Hossain

PhD in Physiology and Pharmacology from UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Australia (2017-2021)

MSc (Research) in Neurosciences from Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC/Paris VI), Paris, France (2013-2014)

MSc in Genetic engineering and Biotechnology from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (2011-2012)

BSc (Honours) in Genetic engineering and Biotechnology from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (2006-2010)

Medicine & Health
School of Medical Sciences
Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052
  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Hossain MJ; Hossain J, 2016, 'Delineating the Role of Toll-Like Receptors in the Neuro-inflammation Model EAE', in Methods in Molecular Biology, pp. 383 - 411, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3335-8_23
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Letton ME; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2022, 'Peripheral Neuropathy Phenotyping in Rat Models of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Evaluating Uptake of the Neurodiab Guidelines and Identifying Future Directions', Diabetes and Metabolism Journal, vol. 46, pp. 198 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.4093/dmj.2021.0347
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2022, 'IDF21-0176 Spatial memory impairment in type 2 diabetic rats is associated with adiposity and altered glucose metabolism', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 186, pp. 109719 - 109719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2022.109719
    Journal articles | 2022
    Perera C; Hossain MJ; Mekapogu AR; Hosen SMZ; Rajan P; Xu Z; Greenfield J; Hoehn K; Horadagoda N; Chari S; Pirola R; Wilson J; Apte MV, 2022, 'Su1261: PANCREATIC CANCER-RELATED DIABETES: A HIGH FRUCTOSE DIET FED TO TRANSGENIC, KRASLSL-G12D/+; PDXCRE/+ (KC) MICE, IS ASSOCIATED WITH PANCREATIC STELLATE CELL ACTIVATION AND ACCELERATED CANCER PROGRESSION', Gastroenterology, vol. 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(22)61328-3
    Journal articles | 2021
    Sen MK; Hossain MJ, 2021, 'Oligodendrocyte-Specific Mechanisms of Myelin Thinning: Implications for Neurodegenerative Diseases', Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2021.663053
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hossain MJ, 2020, 'Inhibition of CCL2/CCR4 Signalling Attenuates Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetic Mice: A Comment on Bogacka et al. 2020', Neuroscience, vol. 449, pp. 251 - 252, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.07.030
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Wild BM; Issar T; Krishnan AV; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2020, 'Evidence of altered peripheral nerve function in a rodent model of diet-induced prediabetes', Biomedicines, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines8090313
    Journal articles | 2019
    Deng F; Li Y; Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Arnold R; Goldys EM; Morris MJ; Liu G, 2019, 'Polymer brush based fluorescent immunosensor for direct monitoring of interleukin-1β in rat blood', Analyst, vol. 144, pp. 5682 - 5690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9an01300h
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hossain MJ; Morandi E; Tanasescu R; Frakich N; Caldano M; Onion D; Faraj TA; Erridge C; Gran B, 2018, 'The soluble form of toll-like receptor 2 is elevated in serum of multiple sclerosis patients: A novel potential disease biomarker', Frontiers in Immunology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.00457
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hossain MJ; Tanasescu R; Gran B, 2017, 'Innate immune regulation of autoimmunity in multiple sclerosis: Focus on the role of Toll-like receptor 2', Journal of Neuroimmunology, vol. 304, pp. 11 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2016.12.004
    Journal articles | 2015
    Hossain MJ; Tanasescu R; Gran B, 2015, 'TLR2 - an innate immune checkpoint in multiple sclerosis', Oncotarget, vol. 6, pp. 35131 - 35132, http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.6031
    Journal articles | 2013
    Md. Jakir Hossain MJH, 2013, 'Phytochemical Screening and Evaluation of Cytotoxicity and Thrombolytic Properties of Achyranthes Aspera Leaf Extract', IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, vol. 6, pp. 30 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/3008-0633038
  • Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Wild BM; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2021, 'Effects of Diet Reversal on Metabolic and Peripheral Neuropathy Endpoints in a Rat Model of Cafeteria Diet-Induced Obesity', in METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, Vol. 116, pp. 68 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154638
    Conference Abstracts | 2020
    Hossain MJ; Kendig MD; Wild BM; Morris MJ; Arnold R, 2020, 'Longitudinal Characterization of Peripheral Neuropathy in a Cafeteria Diet and Low-Dose Streptozotocin Rat Model of Type 2 Diabetes', in DIABETES, AMER DIABETES ASSOC, ELECTR NETWORK, Vol. 69, presented at 80th Scientific Sessions of the American-Diabetes-Association (ADA), ELECTR NETWORK, 12 June 2020 - 16 June 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db20-530-P
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Hossain MJ; Morandi E; Tanasescu R; Faraj TA; Erridge C; Gran B, 2016, 'Role of Toll-like receptor 2 in mediating infection and inflammation in multiple sclerosis', in MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, London, ENGLAND, pp. 183 - 183, presented at 32nd Congress of the European-Committee-for-Treatment-and-Research-in-Multiple-Sclerosis (ECTRIMS), London, ENGLAND, 14 September 2016 - 17 September 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000383267201176&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Senol AD; Hossain MJ; Guillemot V; Theodorou D; Lubetzki C; Davenne M, 2015, 'Molecular analysis of the axon initial segment in a cuprizone-induced demyelination model of Multiple Sclerosis', in GLIA, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Bilbao, SPAIN, pp. E286 - E287, presented at 12th European Meeting on Glial Cell Function in Health and Disease, Bilbao, SPAIN, 15 July 2015 - 18 July 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000356386700488&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Other |
    Jakir HOSSAIN M, Spatial memory impairment in type 2 diabetic rats is associated with adiposity and altered glucose metabolism, http://dx.doi.org/10.26226/morressier.617c37317c09fc044a975233
    Preprints |
    Tareq Bhuiyan AFM; Nath SD; Hossain MJ; Das S; Das M; Ahsan M; Ziad MI-E-A; Padma FK; Dey R; Shamsul Alam AKM; Zehan FH; Saha A, Clinical observation of high-flow nasal cannula with non-rebreather mask use on severe or critically ill COVID-19 diabetic patients, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.13.21264946

1. Scientia PhD Scholarship from University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) (Full tuition fee waiver for 4 years plus stipend and career development grant valued up to 200,000 AUD) 

2. ‘Disease Models & Mechanisms’ Conference Travel Grant, Company of Biologists, UK 

3. Australasian Neuroscience Society (ANS) Student Travel Grant

4. Young Researcher Travel Grant from European Committee on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) (ECTRIMS 2016, London, UK)

5. Research Committee Conference Travel Grant, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, UK

6. Tykeson Fellows Travel grant for presenting research at the "5th Tykeson Fellows Conference on Multiple Sclerosis in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

7. McDonald Fellowship (Jan 2015-Dec 2016) from Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF, UK) and National Multiple Sclerosis Society, USA for conducting research on multiple sclerosis. Fellowship value- (64,000 GBP)

8. Erasmus-Mundus Europe Asia (EMEA) Scholarship from European Commission for Master's Degree (Included full tuition fees and monthly stipends).

9. National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship for Master Thesis from Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh

10. University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh Merit Scholarship

1. Runner-up at “Ingham Institute Postdoctoral Association” Research Showcase (June, 2021.

2. “Paper of the Month” Award from School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Oct, 2020.

3. Award of Excellence for achieving 2nd Position in Bachelor of Science Result from Dept. of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chittagong (Dec, 2011)

Evaluating peripheral neuropathy in rat models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.