PhD researcher, Immunology, Nagasaki University of Japan, Japan.
Masoud Akbar is present working as an Assistant professor in Division of Immunology, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University. He is a Member of Japanese society of immunology and Parasitology. His research include
â¢ Rule of IRF4 in DCs induction of immune responses. Published in The Journal of Immunology: IRF4 in Dendritic Cells Inhibits IL-12 Production and Controls Th1 Immune Responses against Leishmania Major ( January 31, 2014, doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1301914)
â¢ Study the effect of Flt3 ligand treatment in rodent model of malaria. Published in Parasite Immunology: Flt3 ligand treatment modulates parasitemia during infection with rodent malaria parasites via MyD88- and IFN-Î³âdependent mechanisms (January 9, 2014, doi: 10.1111/pim.12085)
â¢ Ongoing study in the rule of non-antigen specific CD8 T cells in immune response of liver stage of Malaria. In relation to this research I have taken part in writing a review that published in Frontiers Microbiology: Antigen-driven focal inflammatory death of malaria liver stages (February 04, 2015, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00047)
â¢ I had 2 joined researches with the faculty of pharmacy to detect Leishmania major and cerebral malaria by Positron emission tomography PET. Scientific papers are under preparation for publication.