Zubair Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing. His current focus for research is aligned with University identified priority areas of Immunology, Infection and Inflammation related to Trauma and in particular Neurotrauma. Some of his research projects are aimed at identifying the immune/inflammatory, metabolic and repair systems that determine the outcome of neurotrauma. He has developed an independent programme of research based on understanding the molecular mechanisms controlling repair and regeneration in the central nervous system.
He has received funding from the International Spinal Research Trust, the Wellcome Trust and Fight for Sight.
Zubair is also a registered Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassador through which he has visited Schools in the West Midlands to try and enthuse the next generation of research leaders and communicate the benefits of a career in Science.