Ali Jawaid

Ali Jawaid

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland

Ali Jawaid


Dr. Ali Jawaid is a physician-scientist with training in both clinical and basic neuroscience. He completed his medical studies from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, and followed it up with fellowship in Neuropsychiatry from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. He then proceeded to complete an MD-PhD in Neuroscience from Switzerland (simultaneous PhD degrees awarded by UZH/ETH International Program in Neuroscience and UZH MD-PhD program in 2016). Dr. Ali Jawaid currently heads the Laboratory for Translational Research in Exposures and Neuropsychiatric Disorders (TREND Lab) at the Nencki Institute, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Jawaid has worked extensively in the fields of childhood trauma, memory, neurodegenerative disorders, neuroepigenetics, and epigenetic inheritance. He has authored 75+ publications, in notable scientific journals, such as Nature, Science, Nature NeuroscienceNature Human BehaviorNeuronNature CommunicationsTrends in Genetics, EMBO Journal, and Molecular Neurodegeneration and has a current H-index of 28. He chaired the European MD-PhD association between 2016 and 2018 and is currently a scholar of the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence. He is a fiction author, poet, and virtual-reality enthusiast outside of scientific work. 

During Neuronus 2024 Neuroscience Forum he will lead workshop: Science Communication Workshop.

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