Employee Details

Md. Maruf Hasan, PhD

Major and Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.

Telephone: +88-02-9011362 – Ex-4168

Fax: +880-02-9011311


Research Interests

Bioengineering, Neuroinflammtion, Neuroscience, Tumor Immunology, Immunoengineering, Tissue engineering, Stem cell engineering,  Autoimmunity, Biosafety and Security


Academic Background:

2008-2012: PhD in Neuroimmunology. University of Regensburg, Germany

2005-2007: Master’s in Biotechnology. Lund University, Sweden

1998-2002: Bachelor in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. Khulna University, Bangladesh



2015-present: Biomedical Engineering Department, MIST, Mirpur Contonment, Mirpur, Dhaka

2014-2015: Manager, Biosafety Office, icddrb, Mohakhali, Dhaka

2012-2014: Postdoc in Neuroimmunology. BRIC, University of Copenhagen. Denmark

2011-2012: Research Assistant (as part of PhD research), University Medical Center, Mainz, Germany



Scholarships and Grants

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Lunbeckfonden (Lundbeck foundation) and Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society, September, 2012 – March, 2014. University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Research Fellowship, Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN). 1st July 2011 – 30th August 2012. University medical center, Mainz, Germany.
  • PhD Fellowship, German Science Foundation (DFG). 2008-2012.
  • Travel Grant, Keystone Congress in Th17 cells. Vancouver, Canada, 2009
  • Travel Grant, International Congress of Immunology, Berlin, Germany. 2009.
  • Research Assistant Fellowship, Neuroinflammation Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine. University of Lund, Sweden. July 2007-November 2007.
  • Master’s thesis scholarship. Bibi & Nils Jensen’s Foundation, Sweden. 2007.
  • Summer scholarship. University of Lund, Sweden. 2006.
  • Merit scholarship for 1 semester. University of Khulna, Bangladesh. 2000



  1. Hasan M, Neumann B, Haupeltshofer S, Stahlke S, Fantini MC, Angstwurm K, Bogdahn U and Kleiter I (2015). Activation of TGF-β-induced non-Smad signaling pathways during Th17 differentiation. Immunology & Cell Biology. Impact factor: 4.205


  1. Hoppmann N, Graetz C, Paterka M, Poisa-Beiro L, Larochelle C, Hasan M, Lill CM, Zipp F and Siffrin V. (2014). New candidates for CD4 T-cell pathogenicity in experimental neuroinflmmation and multiple sclerosis. BRAIN, Impact factor: 9.91


  1. Liu Y, Carlsson R, Comabella M, Wang J, Kosicki M, Carrion B, Hasan M, Wu X, Montalban X, Dziegiel MH, Sellebjerg F, Sørensen PS, Helin K. and Issazadeh-Navikas S. (2014). FoxA1 directs the lineage and immunosuppressive properties of a novel regulatory T cell population in EAE and MS. Nature Medicine. Impact factor: 22.86


  1. Liu Y, Carlsson R, Ambjorn M, Hasan M, Badn W, Darabi A, Siesjö P and Issazadeh-Navikas S. (2013). Neuronal-Mediated killing of GL261 is Interferon-β and PD-L1 dependent. Journal of Neuroscience. Impact factor: 7.11


  1. Kleiter I, Song J, Lukas D, Hasan M, Neumann B, Croxford AL, Pedré X, Hövelmeyer N, Yogev N, Mildner A, Prinz M, Wiese E, Reifenberg K, Bittner S, Wiendl H, Steinman L, Becker C, Bogdahn U, Neurath MF, Steinbrecher A, Waisman A. (2010). Smad7 in T cells drives T helper 1 responses in multiple sclerosis and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Impact factor: 9.91


  1. Teige A, Bockermann R, Hasan M, Olofsson K E, Liu Y, Issazadeh-Navikas S. (2010). CD1d-dependent NKT cells play a protective role in acute and chronic arthritis models by ameliorating antigen-specific Th1 responses. Journal of Immunology. Impact factor: 5.52




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