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  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, 2013
  • Master of International Social and Health Policy, Oslo Metropolitan University, 2021

Research Interests

  • Genetic and Epigenetic Epidemiology of Serious Mental Illness
  • Genomic Data Analysis in Ancestrally Diverse Populations
  • Molecular and Neuroimaging Endophenotypes
  • Mechanisms of Comorbidity between Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

Research Description

Multi-ancestry genome-wide association study of Major Depression. Integrating Mendelian Randomization analysis with repeated-measures study designs and twin/family data for stronger causal inference in observational studies. Unraveling the causal relationship (or lack thereof) between Smoking and the associated DNA methylation changes.