R&D Leader, Spartan Bioscience
Shaimaa Ahmed, Ph.D., is the R&D Leader for Spartan’s environmental testing division. Shaimaa is responsible for environmental assay development and integrating assays with Spartan's rapid point-of-care genetic testing device. Prior to Spartan, she was a researcher for Health Canada, where she conducted novel research of environmental toxicants. She holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacology from McMaster University and a Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Toronto.