Syed Mahtab Ahmed, Bangladeshi physician, immunologist, nutritionist. Achievements include discovery of anti-allergy ingredients from garlic; patentee in field. Monbusho scholar Ministry of Education, Japan, 1984-1989. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Asia and Pacific Public Health Nutrition Association, Japanese Society Allergalogy, Japanese Bio-chemical Society.
In service training Sylhet (Bangladesh) Medical College Hospital, 1982-1983. Medical officer Ministry of Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1983-1984. Research student Kyoto University, 1984-1985.
Postdoctoral fellow National Institute Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, 1989-1992. Research officer Fuji Sangyo Kaisha, Marugame, Japan, 1992-1994. Research fellow Kyoto University, 1992-1995.
Medical research associate Riverside Medical Center, Bellevue, Kentucky, since 1995. Member Human Sciences Foundation, Tokyo, 1989-1992. Technical advisor 2d meeting of International Society for Trace Elements Research, Tokyo, 1989.
General secretary (acting) Federation Asian Nutrition Societies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1991.