Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Dr. Shimul Halder graduated with a B. Pharm (Hons.) in 2007 from the Faculty of Pharmacy and an M. Pharm (Thesis) from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology; University of Dhaka. He was awarded the highly competitive Monbukagakusho (MEXT) scholarship to perform his Ph.D. studies (2015-2019) at the prestigious laboratory of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, University of Shizuoka, Japan. He joined the position of a lecturer in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Dhaka in 2011 and was promoted to an assistant professor in 2015. In 2019, he became an associate professor and currently working in the same position. His research interest to pursue innovative research in the field of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics especially the modification of drugs into different dosage forms to improve the biopharmaceutical characteristics as well as to improve in vivo absorption characteristics. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 papers in international refereed journals and more than 25 conference contributions. He has given several invited/plenary talks at international conferences. He has received several important recognitions for his research career. His administrative experience includes membership in areas of scientific research, health, pharmacy profession, and education.
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|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Pharmaceutical Sciences||University of Shizuoka||Japan||2019|
|Masters||Pharmaceutical Technology||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2008|
|Bachelor||Pharmacy||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2007|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Associate Professor||Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||29, Dec 2019||Currently Working|
|PhD Researcher||University of Shizuoka||Shizuoka, Japan||01, Apr 2016||20-03-2019|
|Research Student||University of Shizuoka||Shizuoka, Japan||01, Oct 2015||31-03-2016|
|Assistant Professor||University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||29, Mar 2015||28-12-2019|
|Lecturer||University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||26, Jun 2011||28-03-2015|
|Senior Brand Executive||Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited||Dhaka, Bangladesh||01, Jul 2009||25-06-2011|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics||
1. Pharmacokinetic control of poorly water-soluble compounds by strategic modification of the physicochemical properties
2. Development of novel formulations using a drug delivery system for avoidance of adverse side effect
|Epidemiology||Behaviors of patients or health providers in the health care system, including the application of the Theory of Planned Behavior, patients' medication adherence, and patients' search for health information.|
|Pharmaceutical Marketing||Marketing activities in the health care system, including the implementation, marketing, and evaluation of pharmacy services, the impact of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs, and the marketing channels of pharmaceuticals.|
|Biopharmaceutics||To pursue the innovative research in the field of biopharmaceutics especially the modification of drugs into different dosage forms to improve the in vitro dissolution as well as to improve in vivo absorption characteristics.|
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Masters||Self-emulsifying Drug Delivery System of Black Seed Oil with Improved Hypotriglyceridemic Function and Hepatoprotective effects||Professor Dr. Syed Shabbir Haider||Dr. Shimul Halder||Amena Islam||
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics
|Masters||Estimation of Fatty Acid (Saturated and Unsaturated) Level in Different Brands of Soyabean Oil Available in Bangladesh||Dr. Shimul Halder||Saroj Kumar Yadav||Food Safety||2013|
|Masters||Development and evaluation of water dispersible tablets of acyclovir||Prof. Dr. Sitesh Chandra Bachar||Dr. Shimul Halder||Md. Anisul Islam||Pharmaceutics||2012|
|Masters||In vitro release kinetics study of indomethacin 12 h matrix tablet from methocel K4M CR and methocel K15M CR||Dr. Shimul Halder||Afia Farzana||Pharmaceutics||2012|
|Masters||Formulation and in vitro evaluation of betahistine dihydrochloride twice daily controlled release matrix tablet||Prof. Dr. Sitesh Chandra Bachar||Dr. Shimul Halder||Md. Ashraful Islam||Pharmaceutics||2011|
|Masters||In vitro release kinetics study of AAmlodipinee tablet available in Bangladesh and comparison with the originator brand||Prof. Dr. Sitesh Chandra Bachar||Dr. Shimul Halder||Md. Rakhimuzzaman||Biopharmaceutics||2011|
|Masters||Phytochemical Analysis of Scutch grass||Dr. Shimul Halder||Ershad Khan||Phytochemistry||2011|
|Masters||Acceptance and Attitudes Toward COVID-19 Vaccines in Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Study||Dr. Shimul Halder||Dr. Md. Abdul Muhit||Md. Shahanur Hossain Khan||
The behavior of the mass people to the healthcare system
|Research Project Report/Other||Improved Dissolution behavior of Domperidone employing Mixed Polymeric Micellar Solid Dispersion: Formulation and Characterization||Dr. Shimul Halder||
Formulation Development and Physicochemical Characterization
|Research Project Report/Other||Avoidance of Pharmacokinetic Transitions in Oral Absorption of Anticancer Progesterone Receptor Agonists, megestrol acetate and letrozole, Induced by Food Intake Employing Novel Drug Delivery Strategies||Dr. Shimul Halder||
Formulation Development and Pharmacokinetic Endpoint
|Research Project Report/Other||Prevalence and Predictors of Household Medicine Storage, and Associated Determinants in Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Study||Dr. Shimul Halder||Abu Zafar Md. Marufur Rahman Bhoiyan||Current Year|
|Research Project Report/Other||Impact of Drying on Dissolution behavior of Carvedilol-loaded Sustained Release Solid Dispersion: Development and Characterization||Dr. Shimul Halder||
Formulation Development and Physicochemical Characterization
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Formulation Development andPharmacodynamic Characterization||Self-Micellizing Solid Dispersion of Thymoquinone with Improved Biopharmaceutical and Enhanced Nephroprotective Effects||University of Dhaka||01-07-2021|
|Formulation Development and Pharmacokinetic Endpoint||Strategic Application of Polymeric Micellar Solid Dispersion of Domperidone for Improved Biopharmaceutical Characteristics||Ministry of Science and Technology||01-07-2019||30-06-2020|
|Formulation Development and Physicochemical characterization||Strategic Application of Polymeric Micellar Solid Dispersion of Domperidone for Improved Biopharmaceutical Characteristics||University Grants Commission||01-07-2019||30-06-2020|
|Pharmacy and Food Safety||Estimation of Fatty Acid (Saturated and Unsaturated) Level in Different Brands of Soyabean Oil Available in Bangladesh||University Grants Commission, Bangladesh||22-06-2019||22-06-2019|
|No invited talk is found|
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Japan||2015|
|2||Member, Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Japan||2016|
|3||Member, Japan society of Pharmacokinetics and Xenobiotics||2016|
|4||Member, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)||2017|
|5||Registered Pharmacist (A grade), Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh||Professional||2015||Life Time|
|6||Member, Pharmacy Graduate’s Association, Bangladesh||2008||Life Time|
Shimul Halder, Madhabi Lata Shuma and Abu Shara Shamsur rouf Development and Evaluation of Carvedilol SR Tablet. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), 2011 .
Sherejad Sanam, Shimul Halder and S. M. Abdur Rahman : Simultaneous Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Pantoprazole and Vitamin B Complex for Assessing Drug–Drug Interactions in Healthy Bangladeshi Adults by a Newly Developed and Validated HPLC Method, Separations (impact factor:3.344) , vol.10 , no.3 MDPI , pp.1-15 , 2023 .
Shimul Halder, Yasuhiko Mibe, Shingo Rikimura, Koichi Kuromi, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue : Strategic application of liposomal system to R-α-lipoic acid for improvement of nutraceutical properties, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy (impact factor:3.727) , 2022 .
Shimul Halder, Fairuza Ahmed, Madhabi Lata Shuma, M.A.K. Azad and Eva Rahman Kabir : Impact of drying on dissolution behavior of carvedilol-loaded sustained release solid dispersion, Heliyon , 2020 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma and Shimul Halder : Statistical Assessment of in vitro Drug Release Kinetics and Quality Evaluation of Desloratadine Orally Disintegrating Generic Tablets Available in Bangladesh, Journal of Generic Medicines , 2020 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma, Amrin Jahan and Shimul Halder : Statistical Assessment of Drug Release Kinetics and Investigative Quality Perspective of Naproxen Generic Tablets Available in Bangladesh, Dissolution Technologies , pp.30-35 , 2020 .
Sharifa Sultana, Md. Asraful Islam, Nahid Sharmin, Shimul Halder and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Optimized and validated RP-HPLC method for the determination of milnacipran hydrochloride in pharmaceutical formulations, Indian Journal of Novel Drug Delivery , vol.11 , pp.40–45 , 2019 .
Shimul Halder, Hiroki Suzuki, Yoshiki Seto, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue : Megestrol acetate-loaded self-micellizing solid dispersion system for improved oral absorption and reduced food effect, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology , vol.49 , pp.586–593 , 2019 .
Shimul Halder, Aiko Tabata, Yoshiki Seto, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue : Amorphous solid dispersions of carvedilol along with pH-modifiers improved pharmacokinetic properties under hypochlorhydoria, Biopharmaceutics and Drug Disposition , vol.39 , pp.232–242 , 2018 .
Shimul Halder, Mizuki Ogino, Yoshiki Seto, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue : Improved biopharmaceutical properties of carvedilol employing α-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol 1,000 succinate-based self-emulsifying drug delivery systems, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy , vol.44 , pp.1838–1844 , 2018 .
Uttom Kumar, Md. Samiul Islam, Shimul Halder and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Assessment of once daily sustained release hydrophilic matrix tablet of carvedilol, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.16 , pp.43-53 , 2017 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma and Shimul Halder : Knowledge, perceptions and awareness about HIV/AIDS among private university students in Bangladesh, Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology , vol.3 , pp.293–297 , 2016 .
B. K. Sajeeb, Uttom Kumar, Shimul Halder and Sitesh Chandra Bachar : Identification and quantification of andrographolide from andrographis paniculata (Burm. F.) wall. ex nees by RP-HPLC method and standardization of its market preparations, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.14 , pp.71–78 , 2015 .
Abul Kalam Lutful kabir, Shimul Halder and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : In vitro release kinetic study of theophylline from kollidon SR polymer based matrix tablet., Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.14 , pp.43–48 , 2015 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma, Shimul Halder and B. K. Datta : Epidemiology of congenital anomalies among the children born in different hospitals under sylhet division in Bangladesh-a retrospective study, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.14 , pp.225–230 , 2015 .
Mohi Uddin, Uttom Kumar, Shimul Halder and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Design and evaluation of once daily losartan potassium sustained release matrix tablet, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research , vol.5 , pp.519–525 , 2014 .
Shimul Halder, Md. Anisul Islam, Madhabi Lata Shuma and Sitesh Chandra Bachar : Development and evaluation of water dispersible tablets of acyclovir, International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences , vol.1 , pp.17–24 , 2014 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma, Shimul Halder and Motiur Rahman : Pattern and treatment of vitiligo at tertiary health care level in Dhaka city., Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.13 , pp.93–96 , 2014 .
Sharifa Sultana, Shimul Halder, Abul Kalam Lutful kabir and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Effect of solubility enhancers on the release of carbamazepine from hydrophilic polymer based matrix tablet, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.13 , pp.167–173 , 2014 .
Motiur Rahman, Ahmed Mishuk, Shimul Halder and Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir : Comparative analysis of adverse drug reactions in directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) in TB patients, Global Journal of Medical Research , vol.13 , pp.6–10 , 2013 .
Motiur Rahman, Ahmed Mishuk, Shimul Halder and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : A survey on traditional medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes in urban areas of Dhaka and Khulna, Bangladesh, Global Journal of Medical Research , vol.13 , pp.20–26 , 2013 .
Sharifa Sultana, Harun-Or-Rashid, Shimul Halder, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Development and in vitro Evaluation of once daily carbamazepine matrix tablet from hydrophilic polymers, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research , vol.4 , pp.1005–1012 , 2013 .
Shahriar Ahmed, Mehrina Nazmi, Ikramul Hasan, Sabiha Sultana, Shimul Halder and Md. Selim Reza : Fexofenadine HCl immediate release tablets: in vitro characterization and evaluation of excipients, Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Journal , vol.16 , pp.1–9 , 2013 .
Shimul Halder, Maruf Hasan, Biplob Kumar Das, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : In vitro release study of carvedilol phosphate matrix tablets prepared with hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research , vol.11 , pp.379–386 , 2012 .
Sherezad Sanam, Shimul Halder, Madhabi Lata Shuma, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir, Harun-Or-Rashid and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Design and in vitro evaluation of indapamide sustained release tablet using methocel K15 MCR and methocel K100M LVCR, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research , vol.3 , pp.1011–1017 , 2012 .
Afia Farzana, Shimul Halder, Madhabi Lata Shuma and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : In vitro release kinetics study of indomethacin 12 h matrix tablet from methocel K4M CR and methocel K15M CR, Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research , vol.1 , pp.60–65 , 2012 .
Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir, Shimul Halder, Madhabi Lata Shuma and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Formulation development and in vitro evaluation of drug release kinetics from sustained release aceclofenac matrix tablets using hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.11 , pp.37–43 , 2012 .
Utpal Das, Shimul Halder, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir, Harun-Or-Rashid and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : Development and in vitro evaluation of sustained release matrix tablets of indapamide from methocel K15 MCR and K100 LVCR, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.10 , pp.87–92 , 2011 .
Md. Ashraful Islam, Shimul Halder and Sitesh Chandra Bachar : Formulation and in vitro evaluation of betahistine dihydrochloride twice daily controlled release matrix tablet, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.10 , pp.93–100 , 2011 .
Shimul Halder, Madhabi Lata Shuma, Abul Kalam Lutful Kabir and Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf : In vitro release kinetics study of esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate tablet available in bangladesh and comparison with the originator brand (Nexium®), Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol.4 , pp.79–83 , 2011 .
Maruf Hasan, Biplob Kumar Das, Abu Shara Shamsur Rouf, Shimul Halder and A. B. M. Faroque : Trade related aspects of intellectual property rights and its impact on the pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Med. Sci, Bangladesh Jouranl of Medical Science , vol.17 , pp.139–146 , 2011 .
Abdullah Al Masud, Maruf Hasan, Shimul Halder, Biplob Kumar Das and A. B. M. Faroque : Quality control study of some brands of metformin hcl modified release 500 mg tablets available in Bangladesh market, Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science , vol.17 , pp.63–66 , 2011 .
Raushanara Akter, Shifat Sehrin Khan, Md Tanvir Kabir and Shimul Halder : GC-MS-employed phytochemical characterization, synergistic antioxidant, and cytotoxic potential of Triphala methanol extract at non-equivalent ratios of its constituents, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences (impact factor:4.219) Elsevier , pp.103287 , 2022 .
Sujan Banik, Shimul Halder, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue : Self‐emulsifying drug delivery system of ( R )‐ α ‐lipoic acid to improve its stability and oral absorption, Biopharmaceutics and Drug Disposition , vol.42 , no.5 , pp.226-233 , 2021 .
Shimul Halder, Amena Islam, Md. Abdul Muhit, Manik Chandra Shill and Syed Shabbir Haider : Self-emulsifying drug delivery system of black seed oil with improved hypotriglyceridemic effect and enhanced hepatoprotective function, Journal of Functional Foods , vol.78 , pp.104391 , 2021 .
Fahad Bin Aziz Pavel, Shimul Halder, Md Saeed Siddik and Md. Abdul Muhit : A descriptive cross-sectional study on the awareness level towards the COVID-19 among the internet users of Bangladesh, International Journal of Advances in Medicine , vol.8 , pp.628-635 , 2021 .
Krishnandan Shah, Shimul Halder and Syed Shabbir Haider : Assessment of knowledge, perception, and awareness about self-medication practices among university students in Nepal, Heliyon , vol.7 , 2021 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma, M.A.K. Azad, Md. Abdul Muhit and Shimul Halder : Prescription pattern for pregnant and lactating mothers, and attitude towards the safety of medicines in a tertiary hospital in Bangladesh, International Journal of Scientific Reports , vol.7 , no.3 , pp.159-166 , 2021 .
Shimul Halder, M.A.K. Azad, Hrishik Iqbal, Madhabi Lata Shuma and Eva Rahman Kabir : Improved Dissolution of Albendazole from High Drug Loaded Ternary Solid Dispersion: Formulation and Characterization, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , 2021 .
Madhabi Lata Shuma, Bishyajit Kumar Biswas, Sheikh Zahir Raihan and Shimul Halder : In vitro Comparative Dissolution Studies of Different Propranolol Generic Tablets Available in Bangladesh, Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics , vol.11 , no.6-S , pp.86-91 , 2021 .
M.A.K. Azad, Md. Masudur Rahman, Shimul Halder and Eva Rahman Kabir : Recent Advances in Delivering Strategies of Domperidone: Challenges and Opportunities, Trends in Drug Delivery , vol.8 , no.2 , pp.13-24 , 2021 .
Shimul Halder, Yoshiki Seto, Hideyuki Sato and Satomi Onoue "Megestrol-loaded Mixed Micellar Solid Dispersion System for Improvement of Biopharmaceutical Properties." Progress in drug delivery system 2018 .
|International||Dean’s award||2019||Japan||Dean’s award for excellent academic performance in Ph.D study.|
|International||President award||2019||Japan||President’s award for outstanding performance in Ph.D study.|
|International||Poster Presentation||2018||Japan||Best poster presentation award in the 4th International Conference on Pharma and Food, Shizuoka, Japan.|
|International||Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT)||2015||Japan||Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) Scholarship for PhD Study at University of Shizuoka (From October 2015 to March 2019).|
|Local||University Merit Scholarship||2008||Bangladesh||University Merit Scholarship for achieving First Class First position in M. Pharm (2008) examination at Dhaka University.|
|Local||Board Scholarship||2004||Bangladesh||Board Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh for getting better GPA in Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) examination 2003|
|Local||Board Scholarship||2001||Bangladesh||Board Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh for getting better GPA in Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) examination 2001.|
|Local||Board Scholarship||1998||Bangladesh||Govt. Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Scholarship in junior school held in the eighth year of schooling’ 1998|
|Local||Board Scholarship||1995||Bangladesh||Govt. Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Scholarship in primary school held in the fifth year of schooling’ 1995.|