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About Us

Welcome to C7Research!

We’re nestled in the charming old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, where we’ve been caring for patients and conducting clinical trials for years. We have conducted over 300 trials across all stages of development. What sets us apart is our genuine commitment to patient-centered care. Your well-being is our top priority!

Physician Investigators

Feras Hamdan, MD - Principal Investigator

Dr. Feras Hamdan, MD, is a compassionate advocate for both his patients and their families. As a native of Cleveland and roots firmly grounded in empathy he embarked on his journey to heal both individuals and communities. His academic journey began at Cleveland State University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in biology and was driven by a desire to make a tangible difference in people’s lives.

After completing medical school, Dr. Hamdan pursued residency training in Family Practice at Case Western Reserve University. This rigorous training equipped him with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages. Over the course of more than a decade, Dr. Hamdan has dedicated himself to treating both adult and pediatric patients with warmth, respect, and expertise. As a principal investigator, Dr. Hamdan brings his unique blend of clinical experience and compassion to the forefront of medical research. He understands the importance of not only advancing scientific knowledge but also ensuring that research translates into meaningful improvements in patient lives. With his empathetic approach and unwavering dedication, Dr. Hamdan continues to make a profound impact on the field of medicine, one patient at a time.

Dr. Ali Ahmed, MD - Principal Investigator

Dr. Z. Ali Ahmed is a compassionate and highly skilled board-certified neurologist with a profound dedication to advancing patient care through clinical research. His journey in medicine began as a study coordinator for clinical trials, granting him a unique perspective on the multifaceted nature of clinical research.

After earning his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Ahmed pursued his residency training in neurology at the Cleveland Clinic, where he distinguished himself as chief resident. His passion for advancing neurology and patient outcomes led him to further specialize in clinical research, culminating in directing the Research Program at the Cleveland Clinic Headache Center and Directing their Headache Fellowship.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ahmed has served as the Principal Investigator for several groundbreaking clinical trials. He plays a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of neurological treatment. His expertise extends to protocol development and trial design, where he has collaborated with various sponsors to bring innovative therapies to fruition.
Driven by a commitment to compassionate care and the relentless pursuit of medical advancement, Dr. Ahmed continues to serve as a beacon of hope for patients and serves as leader in the field of neurology.

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