Assistant Professor of Medical Immunology
Phone: (916) 686-9275
Dr. Mohamed got his PhD training in Dr. Andrew Mellor’s lab at the Medical College of Georgia where he studied the immune regulatory role of indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase enzyme in viral infection, autoimmunity and tumor models. After earning his doctoral degree in 2016, Dr. Mohamed pursued a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Paulo Rodriguez’s lab at Moffitt Cancer center where he focused on understanding the mechanisms that govern the suppressive phenotype of tumor associated myelopoiesis and developing therapeutic interventions to promote an effective antitumor immunity.
The role of cholesterol and lipid metabolism in myeloid cells undergoing inflammation. Tumor cells vulnerabilities to stress responses and chemotherapy.