Discussing URB’s future research with Chairman of Bangladesh Medical Research Council.

On 18 July 2018, Professor Syed Modasser Ali, Chairman of Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC), visited UChicago Research Bangladesh’s (URB’s) field office (Araihazar Upazila of Narayanganj District) to tour its laboratory and clinic facilities and to learn more about its field research activities.

Member of Parliament visits UChicago Research Bangladesh (URB) Field Office and distributes Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) to research participants.

On 6 June 2018, Mr. Nazrul Islam (Babu), Member of the Parliament (Narayanganj-2), visited URB’s field office at Araihazar and distributed LPG to the research participants as part of the Bangladesh GEOHealth project in collaboration with ICDDR,B.

CEO’s excellent achievement

The URB family express and celebrate their happiness on occasion of CEO’s excellent achievement on January 18th, 2018.


We are deeply saddened for untimed demise of our beloved colleague
Mr. Md. Jahidul Islam
Sr. Software Developer
Who passed away on 14th January 2018
He will be truly missed and we will include him in our daily prayers

New NIH Award

Bangladesh Center for Research Excellence in Non-Communicable Disease (NIH Grant # P20CA210305): This new award will support planning activities for establishing a Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) center in Bangladesh in partnership with Bangabandu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, and several other institutions in Bangladesh. The Indian Institute of Chemical Biology will be a cooperating partner in this initiative.