Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed is Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, which is the part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Dr. Ahmed is Core Faculty Member at the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Ahmed is Full Academic Member of the Rutgers Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Center for Cancer Health Equity, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; and Rutgers Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey.
Dr. Ahmed is a Computer Scientist, driven towards the development of an intelligent health system that systematically incorporates genomic data into clinical care for practicing precision medicine. He is focused on dealing with unprecedented challenges in data science and provide better understanding of biology to revolutionize the field of medicine. He has developed many bioinformatics tools, genomics pipelines, annotation databases, mobile health platforms, high-performance & secure computing based frameworks for clinical and multi-omics/genomics data analysis and dissemination.
Dr. Ahmed’s lab at Rutgers RWJMS & IFH is underpinned with skills and resource development to build expertise in sequence-based genomic analysis, clinical variant interpretation, and evidence-based diagnostic and prediction model development and validation. His lab is doing research with focus on intelligent and multi-functional systems development for integrative healthcare, multi-omics/genomics data analysis to discover disease biomarkers and different forms of phenotypic information for advanced diagnostic and personalized treatment in Precision Medicine.