Published:  12:07 AM, 12 February 2018

Monsur Research Lab to be established at IMC


In memory of renowned scientist and microbiologist Prof Kazi Abul Monsur, Khaled Monsur Trust has pledged a donation of Tk 2 crore to establish 'KA Monsur Research Laboratory' at Ibrahim Medical College (IMC). On behalf of Khaled Monsur Trust, Dr Nazma Karim, daughter of late Prof KA Monsur, has handed over the amount to Prof AK Azad Khan, President of Bangladesh Diabetic Samity (BADAS), said a press release.

Once completed, KA Monsur Research Laboratory will be an advance research laboratory for biomedical science in the country. IMC, an organization of BADAS, will bear all future maintenance cost of the establishment.A brilliant scientist, Prof Monsur was a gold medalist from Calcutta Medical College. He developed the 'Monsur's Media', the world's best known culture media for detection of the bacteria 'Vibrio cholerae' responsible for causing cholera.

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