Tehniyat Baig, Medical Student

Weill Cornell Medicine

Tehniyat Baig is pursuing an MD degree at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) and is the President of the Student Interest Group in Neurology at WCM-Q. She is passionate about clinical research in stroke and is currently working at the Clinical and Translational Neuroscience Unit at the Brain and Mind Research Institute at WCM-NY under the mentorship of Dr. Alexander E. Merkler. Her current work focuses on exploring the association between acute systolic heart failure and ischemic stroke risk. Tehniyat’s previous work includes investigating racial differences in atrial cardiopathy among ischemic stroke patients with Dr. Hooman Kamel, as well as understanding the outcomes of patients with posterior circulation strokes following thrombectomy with Dr. Naveed Akhtar.


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