Dr. Pouya Jamshidi was born and raised in Tehran, Iran, where he studied Russian literature and classical music. He played the Trumpet and French Horn in the Tehran Philharmonic Orchestra, advancing to becoming the youngest Assistant Conductor of the Orchestra at the age of 19. Upon immigration to the US, Dr. Jamshidi majored in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience at the University of California-San Diego, where he also conducted neuroscience research. He earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and finished a year of internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He then pursued a year of postdoctoral fellowship at the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Jamshidi completed his residency in Anatomic Pathology at University of Chicago- NorthShore. He is now a 2nd-year neuropathology fellow at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Jamshidi loves spending time with his wife, two sons and his adopted dog, Moca, enjoys international cuisines, and listening to classical music and opera.