Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows. Harvard Catalyst Profiles
Please note that the Harvard Catalyst apps that use eCommons authentication are unaffected by the recent login changes made by Harvard University.
Last Name

profileAhmed Ibrahim Mahmoud, Ph.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Medicine (EXT)
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressHarvard Stem Cell Center
Stem Cell & Regen. Biology
7 Divinity Ave
Cambridge MA 02138
vCardDownload vCard (login for email)
Profile Picture

Collapse Biography 
Collapse awards and honors
2010 - 2012American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Training Award
2011Keystone Symposia Scholarship
2011UTSouthwestern Award of Excellence
2013 - 2015American Diabetes Association Postdoctoral Fellowship
2014HSCI Mentorship Award
2015Keystone Symposia Scholarship
2015 - 2017American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Award

Collapse Bibliographic 
Collapse selected publications
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
List All   |   Timeline
  1. Vujic A, Mahmoud AI, Lee RT. A Breakdown in Cooperativity Leads to Cardiac Identity Crisis. Cell. 2016 Dec 15; 167(7):1674-1676. PMID: 27984717.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Mahmoud AI, Lee RT. Adrenergic function restoration in the transplanted heart: a role for neural crest-derived cells. Cardiovasc Res. 2016 Mar 01; 109(3):348-9. PMID: 26786156; PMCID: PMC4752047 [Available on 03/01/17].
  3. Mahmoud AI, O'Meara CC, Gemberling M, Zhao L, Bryant DM, Zheng R, Gannon JB, Cai L, Choi WY, Egnaczyk GF, Burns CE, Burns CG, MacRae CA, Poss KD, Lee RT. Nerves Regulate Cardiomyocyte Proliferation and Heart Regeneration. Dev Cell. 2015 Aug 24; 34(4):387-99. PMID: 26256209; PMCID: PMC4550513.
  4. Puente BN, Kimura W, Muralidhar SA, Moon J, Amatruda JF, Phelps KL, Grinsfelder D, Rothermel BA, Chen R, Garcia JA, Santos CX, Thet S, Mori E, Kinter MT, Rindler PM, Zacchigna S, Mukherjee S, Chen DJ, Mahmoud AI, Giacca M, Rabinovitch PS, Aroumougame A, Shah AM, Szweda LI, Sadek HA. The oxygen-rich postnatal environment induces cardiomyocyte cell-cycle arrest through DNA damage response. Cell. 2014 Apr 24; 157(3):565-79. PMID: 24766806; PMCID: PMC4104514.
  5. Mahmoud AI, Canseco D, Xiao F, Sadek HA. Cardiomyocyte cell cycle: Meis-ing something? Cell Cycle. 2014; 13(7):1057-8. PMID: 24603411; PMCID: PMC4013154.
  6. Aurora AB, Porrello ER, Tan W, Mahmoud AI, Hill JA, Bassel-Duby R, Sadek HA, Olson EN. Macrophages are required for neonatal heart regeneration. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar; 124(3):1382-92. PMID: 24569380; PMCID: PMC3938260.
  7. Mahmoud AI, Porrello ER, Kimura W, Olson EN, Sadek HA. Surgical models for cardiac regeneration in neonatal mice. Nat Protoc. 2014 Feb; 9(2):305-11. PMID: 24434799; PMCID: PMC3977725.
  8. Muralidhar SA, Mahmoud AI, Canseco D, Xiao F, Sadek HA. Harnessing the power of dividing cardiomyocytes. Glob Cardiol Sci Pract. 2013; 2013(3):212-21. PMID: 24689023; PMCID: PMC3963758.
  9. Xin M, Kim Y, Sutherland LB, Murakami M, Qi X, McAnally J, Porrello ER, Mahmoud AI, Tan W, Shelton JM, Richardson JA, Sadek HA, Bassel-Duby R, Olson EN. Hippo pathway effector Yap promotes cardiac regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 20; 110(34):13839-44. PMID: 23918388; PMCID: PMC3752208.
  10. Mahmoud AI, Kocabas F, Muralidhar SA, Kimura W, Koura AS, Thet S, Porrello ER, Sadek HA. Meis1 regulates postnatal cardiomyocyte cell cycle arrest. Nature. 2013 May 09; 497(7448):249-53. PMID: 23594737; PMCID: PMC4159712.
  11. Porrello ER, Mahmoud AI, Simpson E, Johnson BA, Grinsfelder D, Canseco D, Mammen PP, Rothermel BA, Olson EN, Sadek HA. Regulation of neonatal and adult mammalian heart regeneration by the miR-15 family. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 02; 110(1):187-92. PMID: 23248315; PMCID: PMC3538265.
  12. Mahmoud AI, Porrello ER. Turning back the cardiac regenerative clock: lessons from the neonate. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2012 Jul; 22(5):128-33. PMID: 22902092.
    View in: PubMed
  13. Kocabas F, Mahmoud AI, Sosic D, Porrello ER, Chen R, Garcia JA, DeBerardinis RJ, Sadek HA. The hypoxic epicardial and subepicardial microenvironment. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2012 Oct; 5(5):654-65. PMID: 22566269.
    View in: PubMed
  14. Aurora AB, Mahmoud AI, Luo X, Johnson BA, van Rooij E, Matsuzaki S, Humphries KM, Hill JA, Bassel-Duby R, Sadek HA, Olson EN. MicroRNA-214 protects the mouse heart from ischemic injury by controlling Ca²? overload and cell death. J Clin Invest. 2012 Apr; 122(4):1222-32. PMID: 22426211; PMCID: PMC3314458.
  15. Porrello ER, Mahmoud AI, Simpson E, Hill JA, Richardson JA, Olson EN, Sadek HA. Transient regenerative potential of the neonatal mouse heart. Science. 2011 Feb 25; 331(6020):1078-80. PMID: 21350179; PMCID: PMC3099478.
  16. Simsek T, Kocabas F, Zheng J, Deberardinis RJ, Mahmoud AI, Olson EN, Schneider JW, Zhang CC, Sadek HA. The distinct metabolic profile of hematopoietic stem cells reflects their location in a hypoxic niche. Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Sep 03; 7(3):380-90. PMID: 20804973; PMCID: PMC4159713.
Local representatives can answer questions about the Profiles website or help with editing a profile or issues with profile data. For assistance with this profile: HMS/HSDM faculty should contact For faculty or fellow appointment updates and changes, please ask your appointing department to contact HMS. For fellow personal and demographic information, contact HMS Human Resources at For faculty personal and demographic information, contact HMS Office for Faculty Affairs at
Mahmoud's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations!
Concepts Expand Description
Co-Authors Expand Description
Similar People Expand Description
Same Department Expand Description