Ali Daraei

PhD Student


Prof. Neil Eves

Current Program

Ali was born and raised in Ilam, a small city in the west of Iran. He completed his master’s studies at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Iran.


Outside the lab, Ali enjoys engaging in various sports activities.

Current Research

As part of the ULTRA team, Ali is investigating the effects of long-term endurance training on immunometabolism. His research focuses on understanding how 12 months of high-volume exercise can impact immune function through metabolic pathways. Ali aims to uncover the specific mechanisms behind exercise-induced adaptations in immune health and explore their potential as therapeutic interventions to improve health outcomes for individuals with various diseases.