Dr. Hassaan Tohid
University of California Davis, Center for Mind & Brain
Dr. Hassaan Tohid is a neuroscientist, public speaker, medical professional, researcher, book editor and a published author. He served as a member of American Neuropsychiatric Association and is currently also a Leadership Council member for American Cancer Society. Dr. Tohid currently serves as an editorial board member for around 20 scientific peer- review journals. After graduating from Sindh Medical College, Karachi (Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan) as a medical doctor. He then moved to the US and started his career as a researcher in neurology & psychiatry. He gained experience from the prestigious institutions like UCLA & the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and still serves as a visiting neuroscientist at the Center of Mind & Brain (UC Davis). He is also involved in various research projects nationally and internationally in the countries like Australia and England. Tohid delivers lectures in Spanish, Urdu, Hindi and English languages
His research interests include:human behavior, behavioral neurology, neuropsychiatry, general psychiatry, human psychology, neurology and clinical neurosciences. Neuroimaging, fMRI, EEG, denial (defense mechanism), Epilepsy, Psychogenic seizures, Neurodegeneration, Mirror neurons, Autism and autism spectrum, Psychosomatics, Psychodermatology, Neurosurgery, Cultural psychiatry, Social psychiatry, Different techniques of neuroimaging, Nanotechnology and its relevance to neuroimaging, Psychopharmacology, Anti-GAD syndrome and Stiff person syndrome, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Dissociative identity disorder, Alzheimers Disease, Parkinsons Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Stroke.