Disclosure: Karius (Employee)
Asim A. Ahmed, a native of St. Louis, Missouri obtained his B.A. in Anthropology and Neuroscience from Amherst College, his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine and performed an HHMI medical student fellowship at UCSF. He completed his residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Boston Children’s Hospital. He continues to work at Boston Children’s Hospital. In addition to his work on metagenomic next-generation sequencing for infectious diseases Dr. Ahmed has developed a clinical expertise in encephalitis, emerging viruses and vector-borne diseases.