Ahmed Rahman, PhD

Ahmed is research faculty with the Goldstein group.


PhD, Macquarie University (Australia)

Current Project

Ahmed’s work in our lab focuses on how transplanted enteric neural crest cells make synaptic connections with other enteric neurons and with smooth muscle cells to restore intestinal motility and normal function to the diseased bowel. He utilizes sophisticated methods in his work, including electrical field stimulation, electromyography, live-cell imaging and optogenetics.

Other interests

Ahmed has passion for travelling, reading, watching and playing cricket with kids, cycling and kayaking.