• Dr. Rahman is a postdoctoral research associate in the laboratory of Professor Hoshang Unwalla. He is currently investigating the impact of the Transforming growth factor b (TGFb) signaling induced by HIV infection and cigarette smoke (CS) on Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) and lactoperoxidase (LPO) biogenesis and their functions.

research interests

  • 1. Evaluate the roles of TGF-b signaling in mucociliary dysfunction in smokers and COPD patients
    2. Determine the impacts of the HIV/smoke-altered MicroRNAome in chronic bronchitis and Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
    3. Determine the mechanism by which cigarette smoking upregulates H2O2 that promotes lung inflammation
    4. Develop the gene-specific microRNA antagonism using CRISPR-based editing of the miRNA target site on the gene of interest

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Md Sohanur Rahman