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Raya Ahmed


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Immunologist, Head of Laboratory

National Heart and Lung Institute (Imperial College London)

Raya joined in December 2019 as Laboratory Manager for Prof Paul Cullinan's group.


Previous Employment:

  • Postdoc/Research Associate at The Institute of Infection and Immunity at Cardiff University
  • Research Assistant at St George’s University of London
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant at Microbiology Department, University Hospital Lewisham
  • Manager of National Centre of Haematological Diseases, Baghdad-Iraq
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist/Phlebotomist at the National Centre of Haematological Diseases, Baghdad-Iraq.


  • Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Operator
  • Canto II and Fortessa BD Operator
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Phlebotomist


  • MPhil/PhD in Infection and Immunity
  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences
  • BSc in Biological Sciences, Microbiology