Mohamed Ahmed, MD, PhD
Division Chief
Associate Professor
Arizona Elks Endowed Chair in Neonatology


PO Box 245073 Tucson, AZ 85724
Admin Office: 
(520) 626-6627



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Medical School: 
Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
University of Chapel Hill, NC
Medical Genetics, Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC
Neonatology, Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC
PhD Education: 
Genetics, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt/Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC


Board Certification: 
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine



Perveen, S., K. Ayasolla, N. Zagloul, H. Patel, K. Ochani, D. Orner, H. Benveniste, M. Salerno, P. Vaska, Z. Zuo, et al., "MIF inhibition enhances pulmonary angiogenesis and lung development in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.", Pediatr Res, vol. 85, issue 5, pp. 711-718, 2019 Apr. PMID: 30759452


Zaghloul, N., and M. Ahmed, "Pathophysiology of periventricular leukomalacia: What we learned from animal models.", Neural Regen Res, vol. 12, issue 11, pp. 1795-1796, 2017 Nov. PMCID: PMC5745826  PMID: 29239318
Zaghloul, N., M. E. Addorisio, H. A. Silverman, H. L. Patel, S. I. Valdés-Ferrer, K. R. Ayasolla, K. R. Lehner, P. S. Olofsson, M. Nasim, C. N. Metz, et al., "Forebrain Cholinergic Dysfunction and Systemic and Brain Inflammation in Murine Sepsis Survivors.", Front Immunol, vol. 8, pp. 1673, 2017. PMCID: PMC5736570  PMID: 29326685
Patel, H., N. Zaghloul, K. Lin, S. Fang Liu, E. J. Miller, and M. Ahmed, "Hypoxia-induced activation of specific members of the NF-kB family and its relevance to pulmonary vascular remodeling.", Int J Biochem Cell Biol, vol. 92, pp. 141-147, 2017 11. PMID: 28987523
Zaghloul, N., H. Patel, and M. Nagy Ahmed, "A model of Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) in neonate mice with histopathological and neurodevelopmental outcomes mimicking human PVL in neonates.", PLoS One, vol. 12, issue 4, pp. e0175438, 2017. PMCID: PMC5391059  PMID: 28406931


Zaghloul, N., H. Patel, C. Codipilly, P. Marambaud, S. Dewey, S. Frattini, P. T. Huerta, M. Nasim, E. J. Miller, and M. Ahmed, "Overexpression of extracellular superoxide dismutase protects against brain injury induced by chronic hypoxia.", PLoS One, vol. 9, issue 9, pp. e108168, 2014. PMCID: PMC4182464  PMID: 25268361


Ahmed, M. N., Y. Zhang, C. Codipilly, N. Zaghloul, D. Patel, M. Wolin, and E. J. Miller, "Extracellular superoxide dismutase overexpression can reverse the course of hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension.", Mol Med, vol. 18, pp. 38-46, 2012 Feb 10. PMCID: PMC3269642  PMID: 22045221
Zaghloul, N., M. Nasim, H. Patel, C. Codipilly, P. Marambaud, S. Dewey, W. K. Schiffer, and M. Ahmed, "Overexpression of extracellular superoxide dismutase has a protective role against hyperoxia-induced brain injury in neonatal mice.", FEBS J, vol. 279, issue 5, pp. 871-81, 2012 Mar. PMID: 22240000