Journal of Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology

Hassaan Tohid

Hassaan Tohid

Hassaan Tohid
Department of Neurology/Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center and Nursing Home
The University of California Davis, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 3533 Valley View Court Fairfield, California

Biography

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 .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, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Stroke. 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.

Research Interest

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, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Stroke.

Top