Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Atique U Ahmed, PhD

Atique U Ahmed, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Focus of Work


The focus of my laboratory research is to elucidate the mechanisms of therapeutic resistance in brain tumor. We are particularly interested in investigating the role of cellular plasticity in promoting the cancer stem cell niche and disease recurrence.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Mayo Medical School (2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Mayo Medical School, Transplantation (2009)


Laboratory: 312-503-4825

Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 3-115
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611