Dr Motiur Rahman
OUCRU laboratories provide support to the unit’s extensive clinical research programme, from level 2 laboratory to SAPO 4 laboratory for high-risk pathogens responsible for zoonotic infections. Early diagnosis and detection of antimicrobial resistance help prescribe the right medicine in time, contributing to better patient management.
OUCRU Head of Laboratories
Motiur Rahman works as Head of Laboratories for the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and oversee the “OUCRU laboratory program” in Vietnam, Indonesia and Nepal. The activities includes improving capacity, enhancing quality and ensuring regulatory compliance and safety of the OUCRU and national collaborating institute laboratories (clinical, research and public health laboratories, insectariums, biosafety level 3 (BSL3) laboratories, and bio-banking facilities). OUCRU BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories are accredited by MoH, Vietnam and the laboratories are implementing GCLP standards for ensuring quality.
High cure rates for HCV genotype 6 in advanced liver fibrosis with 12 weeks sofosbuvir and daclatasvir: The Vietnam SEARCH Study
Flower B. et al, (2021), Open Forum Infectious Diseases
A comparative whole genome analysis of
from a human dense South Asian setting
Qumar S. et al, (2021), Helicobacter, 26
Effectiveness of sofosbuvir based direct-acting antiviral regimens for chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 6 patients: Real-world experience in Vietnam
Nguyen DT. et al, (2020), PLOS ONE, 15, e0233446 - e0233446
The direct-medical costs associated with interferon-based treatment for Hepatitis C in Vietnam
Nguyen HA. et al, (2019), Wellcome Open Research, 4, 129 - 129
Viruses in Vietnamese Patients Presenting with Community-Acquired Sepsis of Unknown Cause
Anh NT. et al, (2019), Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 57