Tanvirul Hye, PhD

Associate Professor of Basic Sciences

Area of expertise


  • PhD – Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
  • M.S. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • B.S. Pharmacy University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Hye, an experienced professional in Pharmacology, joined RUCOM as an Associate Professor of Basic Sciences in January 2024. With a background in the pharmaceutical industry, he brings a strong dedication to education and a talent for delivering clinically relevant knowledge in an engaging way.

Dr. Hye has transitioned seamlessly into academia, earning recognition for his exceptional teaching abilities, including prestigious awards such as Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy and the M1 Foundational Studies Golden Apple Award at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. As a faculty member, he mentored many MD and PharmD students for their professional and academic development. Currently at RUCOM, he is actively involved in shaping the medical curriculum integration with other disciplines, contributing to assessment policy development, and pursuing scholarly research in improving assessment quality and integrating artificial intelligence in medical education.

  • Pharmacology
  • Enhancing the Quality of Medical Education Assessments
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Advancing Critical Medical Knowledge
  • Advancing Healthcare Education and Research
  • Scientific review of peer review journals: Phytotherapy Research, Frontier Genetics, and Frontier Physiology
  • Served in the MD Student admission screening and interview, OUWB SOM, 2023-2023
  • Chair of the student affairs and progression committee, TTUHSC SOP, 2021-2022
  • Member of OUWB student’s award committee, 2022-2023
  • Facilitator of Spring Enrichment Program for High School Student OUWB, SOM 2023
  1. Qhattal HS, Tanvirul Hye, Alali A, Liu X. Hyaluronan polymer length, grafting density, and surface poly(ethylene glycol) coating influence in vivo circulation and tumor targeting of hyaluronan-grafted liposomes. ACS Nano. 2014;8(6):5423-40. doi:10.1021/nn501343x
  2. Adkins CE, Nounou MI, Tanvirul Hye, Mohammad AS, Terrell-Hall T, Mohan NK, Eldon MA, Hoch U, Lockman PR. NKTR-102 Efficacy versus irinotecan in a mouse model of brain metastases of breast cancer. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:685. doi:10.1186/s12885-015-1693-0
  3. Tanvirul Hye, Dwivedi P, Li W, Lahm T, Nozik-Grayck E, Stenmark KR, Ahsan F. Newer insights into the pathobiological and pharmacological basis of the sex disparity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. AJP Lung. 2021 Jun 1;320(6):L1025-L1037. doi:10.1152/ajplung.00097.2021
  4. Tanvirul Hye, Hossain MR, Saha D, Foyez T, Ahsan F. Emerging biologics for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Drug Target. 2022. doi:10.1080/1061186X.2022.2023220
  5. Tanvirul Hye, Moinuddin SM, Sarkar T, Nguyen T, Saha D, Ahsan F. An evolving perspective on novel modified release drug delivery systems for inhalational therapy. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2022. doi:10.1080/17425247.2022.2023224
  6. Hossen N, Tanvirul Hye, Ahsan F. Biopharmaceutics (BP), Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) of biologics and biosimilars. In: Biologics and Biosimilars: Drug Discovery and Clinical Applications. CRC Press; Jun 13, 2022.

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