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Tafheem Malik, Ph.D.


Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow, Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center



Research Interests

  • Drug modeling for geriatric patients of cardiovascular disease and in dementia and motor impairments
  • Predicting and identifying the iatrogenesis and series of disease progression


  • Ph.D., The University of Karachi, Karachi City, Pakistan
  • MSc, The University of Karachi, Karachi City, Pakistan
  • BSc, The University of Karachi, Karachi City, Pakistan

Awards and Activities

  • Invited for the Hill -Day, Michael J Fox Foundation Advocacy, Washington DC., 2020
  • Invited for the round table panel discussion “Curious 2018” Darmstadt, Germany, 2018
  • Gratis registration from American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics, Washington DC., 2018
  • Faculty Scholarship recipient; the Evidence-Informed Practice (PIE), Bloomingdale MN., 2017
  • Hosted the Third International Symposium. BUMDC Karachi, Pakistan., 2013
  • Student travel grant recipient, The World Congress of Neurology” and WFN, Vienna, Austria., 2013
  • 1st Best Presenter Award Recipient, The World Congress of Neurology”, Vienna, Austria., 2013
  • Student travel grant recipient, the Toxicology Pathology, Marriott Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL., 2011
  • Travel grant American Neurological Association (ANA), San Diego CA., 2009
  • The Melvin Yahr Award WFN, World Congress on Parkinson’s Related Disorders, FL., 2009
  • Abstract award and Student-Membership grant recipient Brain & Brain PET, Chicago, IL., 2009
  • Junior Scientist Travel Grant, The University of Karachi, Pakistan., 2009

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