Mostafa Anower

Mostafa Anower


Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh

Tel: +8801711069468






Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

AMR,  Animal Models, Vaccinology, Zoonoses



Dr. A.K.M. Mostafa Anower is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Public Health, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine at Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh where he has been a faculty member since 2006. He holds the Chairmanship of the Department of Microbiology and Public Health.  

He received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Ajou University School of Medicine, South Korea in 2013 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and MS in Veterinary Public Health and Food Hygiene from Bangladesh Agricultural University in 1998 and 2000 respectively.  

Since 2001, Dr. Anower has held research and teaching positions at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI), Livestock Research Institute (LRI), Barisal Government Veterinary College, Barisal and Patuakhali Science and Technology University.  

Dr. Anower is also a Consultant of the FAO of the UN in Bangladesh since 2018 and working with the DLS to formulate livestock policies and strategies to control diseases.


Related Websites: 


Patuakhali Science and Technology University website


Key Publications:

Choi, B., Jo, D.H., Anower, A. K. M. M., Islam, S. M. S., and Sohn, S. Chitosan as an immuno-modulating adjuvant on T cells and Antigen presenting cells in herpes simplex virus-1infection. Mediators of Inflammation. 1-12. (Impact Factor – 3.418)

Anower, A. K. M. M., Shim, J. A., Choi, B., Kwon, H. J., and Sohn, S. The role of classical and alternative macrophages in the immunopathogenesis of herpes simplex virus-induced inflammation in a mouse model. Journal of Dermatological Science. 73: 198-208. (Impact Factor – 3.739)
Shim, J. A., Cho, S., Bang, D., Anower, A. K. M. M., Kim, D. Y., Cho, S., and Sohn, S. Differential expression of monocyte/macrophage markers between active and inactive stage of patients with Behçet’s disease. Pathology Discovery. 1 (2): 1-11. (Impact Factor – 0.676)
Choi, B., Lim, H. C., Lee, E. S., Anower, A. K. M. M., and Sohn, S. CCL21 attenuates HSV-induced inflammation through up-regulation of CD8+ memory cells. Immunobiology. 218(4): 579-590. (Impact Factor – 3.180)
Anower, A. K. M. M., Shim, J. A., Choi, B., and Sohn, S. Pretreatment with interleukin-6 small interfering RNA can improve the survival rate of polymicrobial cecal ligation and puncture mice by down regulating interleukin-6 production. European Journal of Pharmacology. 688: 76-83. (Impact Factor – 2.730)
Hasan, A., Reza, M.A., Rume, F. I., Meher, M.M., Parvej, M.S., Anower, A. K. M. M. Prevalence and Antibiotic Resistance Pattern of Escherichia coli Isolated from Raw Dairy Milk. Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 6(9): 1108-1113.

Paul, P.,  Ahad, A., Meher, M.M., Asgar, M.A., Anower, A. K. M. M. Antibiotic Susceptibility Profile of Microbes Isolated from Street Food Vended in Chittagong, Bangladesh. International Invention of Scientific Journal. 2 (6): 208-212.

Elina, K. C., Ahad A., Palash, A. N., Anower, A. K. M. M. Sero Investigation of Newcastle Disease Virus in Pigeons at Chittagong Metropolitan Area, Bangladesh. Biomedical Letters. 3 (2): 94-98.

Anower, A. K. M. M., Ahmed, M., Rahman, M. M., Hasan, A., Islam, M. A. and Rahman, L. Hygienic Farming system improved pig-rearers livelihood status in South-West region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Avian and Wildlife Biology. 2 (4): 1-8.

Hanif, S. M., Meher, M. M., Biswas, G. C., and Anower, A. K. M. M. Field study on efficacy of red pepper (capsicum annum) along with antibiotics against Newcastle disease in broiler at Narail Sadar Upazilla, Bangladesh. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science. 1460-1466.