Dr. Talat Nasim is an Associate Professor in Therapeutics at the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, the University of Bradford, UK.
His research interests focus on the broader areas of Translational Medicine (from gene identification to drug discovery). He has identified a few key genes that cause disorders such as Pulmonary Hypertension and blood cancer and identified novel diagnostics and therapeutics. He is the inventor of several diagnostic and therapeutic patents.
His contributions to science include publications in scientific journals, articles to local and national daily newspapers and intellectual supports to scientific community around the world. He has published 70 articles including research papers in journals including Nature Genetics, Nature Protocols, Nature Communications, Nucleic Acids Research, Human Molecular Genetics. His research has been extensively highlighted in news media across the globe as evidenced in his interviews with CBA News (USA), Labmate https://www.labmate-online.com/news/news-and-views/5/university-of-bradford/diagnostic-clues-found-for-pah/48687 (UK) and Daily Prothom-alo (Bangladesh). He writes regularly in newspapers including the Daily New Nation (http://thedailynewnation.com/news/250850/coronavirus--our-duties-to-prevent-and-halt-the-outbreak.html), the Daily New Age (https://www.newagebd.net/article/103938/are-face-masks-effective-against-coronavirus-disease), daily Jugantor, Daily Prothom-alo, RatdinNews (করোনা: লালমনিরহাটের বিজ্ঞানী নাসিমের নিবন্ধ)and Lalmonirhat Barta (http://lalmonibarta.com/details.php?mblogs=ODczNQ==) and edited books inaugurated by the Prime Minister of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.
Dr Nasim serves and as a Local Ambassador and as a Member on the Clinical and Translational Theme panel of the Biochemical Society and as an External Examiner and a Mentor of External examiners of University of Teesside. Earlier he served as an Adviser of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom, an Executive Member of the Global Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNOBB), Bangladesh and an Executive Member of the Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford. He has been a Member of Editorial Board of several international journals including BioChem, Journal of Bioscience and International Journal of Perception in Public.
He is the founder and Chief Adviser of the Centre for Health Agriculture and Socio-economic Advancements (CHASA), which was incepted in 2008 at Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh. Since its inception, CHASA has provided more than 200 scholarships to students at various levels from primary school to college.
Dr. Nasim received his Ph.D degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK. In his student life, he received 18 scholarships from various countries including Bangladesh, Switzerland, USA and UK.
Dr. Nasim has been a co-recipient of the Best Scientist Award 2008 of Lalmonirhat Municipality (Bangladesh) and received nomination for the ‘Best Non-resident Bangladeshi Scientist-2019’ of Global Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNOBB).