Dr Noorya Ahmed

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Resear

Queensland Brain Institute



  • Doctor of Philosophy of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Biology, Australian National University


  • Ahmed, Noorya Yasmin, Knowles, Rhys, Liu, Lixinyu, Yan, Yiming, Li, Xiaohan, Schumann, Ulrike, Wang, Yumeng, Sontani, Yovina, Reynolds, Nathan, Natoli, Riccardo, Wen, Jiayu, Del Pino, Isabel, Mi, Da and Dehorter, Nathalie (2023). Developmental deficits of MGE-derived interneurons in the Cntnap2 knockout mouse model of autism spectrum disorder. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 11 1112062, 1-16. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2023.1112062

  • Ahmed, Noorya Yasmin, Ranjbar-Slamloo, Yadollah, Al Abed, Alice Shaam, Gao, Lingxiao, Sontani, Yovina, RCom-H'cheo-Gauthier, Alexandre, Arabzadeh, Ehsan and Dehorter, Nathalie (2021). Er81 transcription factor fine-tunes striatal cholinergic interneuron activity and drives habit formation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 41 (20), 4392-4409. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0967-20.2021

  • Ahmed, Noorya Yasmin, Knowles, Rhys and Dehorter, Nathalie (2019). New insights into cholinergic neuron diversity. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 12 204, 1-12. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2019.00204

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