Dr. Ahmed Aman joined the Drug Discovery Program of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research in January, 2009.
He is a Principal Research Scientist & the Group Leader of Analytical Chemistry and ADME at OICR. Dr. Aman received his PhD in physical organic chemistry from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
After finishing his degree Dr. Aman joined Bellus Health (formally Neurochem Inc.) and worked there for over 10 years in various positions. Before leaving Bellus Health he was leading the analytical chemistry group as Senior Group Leader. His research interest is in small molecule drug discovery for oncology.
Dr. Aman has extensive experience in absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and pharmacokinetics (ADME/PK) studies of small molecules, in vivo / in vitro metabolism studies, and identification of metabolites. He also is experienced in the development and implementation of quantitative and qualitative LC/MS methods in the support of drug discovery and preclinical development programs.
Dr. Aman has managed projects as part of various multidisciplinary project management teams.