Hassaan Tohid



Dr. Hassaan Tohid completed his MBBS Sindh Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in 2010. Presently working as an Visiting Neuroscientist in Center for Mind & Brain (UC Davis)University of California.He is a member of American Neuropsychiatric Association from 2014 till present and also Leadership Council Member of American Cancer Society. Dr Tohid serves as an editorial board member for 25 scientific journals and editor in chief for one peer reviewed journal "


Area of Interest

1. Neuroimaging
3. EEG
4. Denial ( defense mechanism ) epilepsy
5. Psychogenic seizures
6. Neurodegeneration
7. Mirror neurons
8. Autism and autism spectrum
9. Psychosomatics
10. psychodermatology
11. Neurosurgery
12. Cultural psychiatry
13. Social psychiatry
14. Different techniques of neuroimaging, nanotechnology and its relevance to neuroimaging
15. Psychopharmacology
16. Anti-GAD syndrome and Stiff person syndrome
17. Schizophrenia, psychosis
18.Dissociative Identity disorder
19. Alzheimer’s Disease
20. Parkinson’s Disease,
21. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Stroke.

top publication

1. Tohid H (2015) Psychiatric illnesses in bariatric surgical patients: a common problem in the surgical world. Glob Anesth Perioper Med2: doi: 10.15761/GAPM.1000141.

2. Tohid H, Iqbal M, Bourgeious J. Historical Fact Denying Disorder. A new mental disorder? 2015 (unpublished). University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

3. Yaqoob S, Tohid H, Olichney J, Yang JC. FXTAS and Alzheimer. 2015. UC Davis.

4. Tohid H, Burney W, Maibach H, Jackson C, Aqeel N. Psychiatric Disorders leading to dermatological problems. 2015 ( unpublished) University of California, San Francisco.

5. Tohid H, Arshad A. Psychogenic non epileptic seizures vs epileptic seizures 2015.

6. Tohid H, Aleem D, Aleem B. Phantom Limb phenomenon and mirror neurons. 2015. University of California. 2015.

7. Tohid H, Idrees T. Mirror neurons and Cruedzfelt Jakob Disease. University of California . 2015.

8. Hornberger M, Tohid H. Mirror neurons association with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. University of Cambridge..

9. Mubarik A, Tohid H. Frontal Lobe and Schizophrenia (unpublished).2015. University of California.

10. Jackson C, Tohid H, Daniyal Aleem. Pathophysiological Mechanism of Major Depression causing Psoriasis. 2015 (Unpublished) University of California, San Francisco, UCSF.

11. Tohid H, Maibach H. Does Response Percutaneous Absorption: In Vivo & In vitro. Ocular toxiclogy).

12. Tohid H, Tohid S, Hamza M, Burney W, Maibach H. Effects of psychotropic drugs on skin. 2015 ( accepted) University of California, San Francisco, UCSF.

13. Idrees ST, Tohid H, Burney W. Effects of Schizophrenia on Limbic system. (unpublished) 2015.

14. Saffin J, Tohid H. Role of mirror neurons in Autism. 2015 (accepted by Neurosciences) Journal of Neurosciences. July 2015..

15. Abdul Ahad, Tohid H. Cauda Equina MRI findings. Neuroradiology 2015 Neuroradiology Journal. Aug 2015.

16. Tohid H. Faizan M, Uzma F, Alterations of Occipital lobe In Schizophrenia. 2015 (published) Neurosciences Journal.

17. Hamza M, Tohid H, Maibach H. Shaving effects on percutaneous penetration: clinical implications. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2014 Nov 3:1-9. .

18. Tohid H. Robin Williams Suicide: A case study.

19. Tohid H, Ateeq Mubarik. Religious Exorcism and Psychotherapy as a Hybrid Approach to the Dissociative Identity Disorder Treatment.