Dr Enamul Ahsan

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science - School of Medicine

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care


Location: Chelmsford

Research Supervision:Yes

Enamul is a senior lecturer in biomedical science and leads the biochemistry and immunology themes across the Systems in Practice (SiP) phase of the MBChB course.


Enamul graduated with BSc (Honours) in Biochemistry from Dundee University before completing his doctorate at University of St Andrews. Following training in clinical immunology at NHS London, he moved into researcher roles focussed on immunoassay development at GSK and LGC. 

Enamul progressed into higher education first in clinical physiology run by Middlesex University, before moving to ARU as part of healthcare science degree team. He has led on modules involving anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, professionalism, research methodology and postgraduate major project. He also co-ordinated the Masters courses in Orthopaedics and Urology at ARU. Enamul joined the School of Medicine in 2018.

Research interests

  • Biomarker and immunoassay development.
  • Medical education.

Areas of research supervision

  • Major Projects for various Masters programmes in Healthcare and Medicine.


  • PhD Molecular Biology, University of St Andrews.
  • BSc (Honours) Biochemistry, University of Dundee.
  • Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Lifelong Sector, Ascentis.
  • PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University.

Memberships, editorial boards

  • FHEA, Higher Education Academy.

Selected recent publications

Ahsan, E., Charin, J., Bridges, K., and Bell, C., 2013. Clinical Physiology Associate Practitioner Scoping Exercise. NHS London.
Pang, S., Ahsan, ES., Valdivia, HJ., Minguez, J. and Foy, CA., 2011. A pilot study to evaluate the application of a generic protein standard panel for quality control of biomarker detection technologies. BMC Research Notes 4:281. Pang, S., Ahsan, ES. and Foy, CA., 2010.  Improved detection of cell surface proteins using an electrochemiluminescent cell-binding assay. Journal of immunological Methods 362(1-2).