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Mr Ahmed Refaat

BPharm | MPSc

Ahmed was awarded a Master's degree of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery (2014) from Alexandria University (Egypt) where he worked on several research projects beside his work as assistant lecturer of pharmaceutics. In 2018, Ahmed accepted a scholarship to undertake a collaborative PhD project between Swinburne University and Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute (Australia).

Ahmed's PhD research leverages the use of NIR-responsive/fluorescent nanomaterials and activated platelet-targeting antibodies to develop novel targeted medicines and diagnostics for thrombosis under the supervision of Professor Karlheinz Peter and Professor Simon Moulton.


  • MedTechVic, Swinburne PhD Internship (Feb–May 2022)
  • Poster Prize Winner (Runner up), Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health Symposium, University of Melbourne (2021)
  • Best Oral Presentation Prize, 6th Annual Scientific Symposium of the Australian Society of Molecular Imaging (2021)
  • Swinburne University/Baker Institute PhD Scholarship (2018)

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