Dr Nessar Ahmed
He is Adjunct Professor at the Panjwani Centre for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Dr Ahmed received his postdoctoral training at the New York Medical College, USA and University of Birmingham, UK. He is Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science and holds membership of the Biochemical Society, Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Diabetes UK, Diabetes and Obesity Research Network and the International Maillard Reaction Society, USA.
He received the British Muslim Award 2014 for Services to Science & Engineering and was a top-cited author for the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice in 2013. In 2010, Dr Ahmed received the MMU Teaching Award for Best Supervisor by MMU Student’s Union.
His research interests include protein glycation in diabetic complications, identification of nutraceuticals (garlic, soya, bitter melon, pomegranate, plum extract, and green tea) with antiglycation, antioxidant and antiangiogenic properties. He has supervised four postdoctoral fellows and 30 PhD students. His research has attracted over a million pounds of external grant income from various charities, industry, and national and international organisations.
He is the author of over 100 publications, and this includes six best-selling textbooks used worldwide on biomedical science programmes. These include Biology of Disease published in 2007 by Taylor and Francis, Clinical Biochemistry and Biomedical Science Practice both published in 2016 by Oxford University Press and Blood Science: Principles and Pathology published in 2014 by Wiley-Blackwell.