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Muzamil Arshad

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Medicine & Neuroscience PhD Student
Office Location
WSU Tolan Park Medical Suite 5B-572,3901 Chrysler Dr, Detroit MI 48202
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Research Focus
  •  Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging
  •  Myelin Water Fraction (MWF) imaging, a measure of myelin content  
  •  In-vivo measurement of brain energetics, phosphocreatine and Creatine Kinase, using 31P MRS
  •  Myelin and energetic changes in cognitive aging

2010-Present     Wayne State University School of Medicine & Institute of Gerentology Translational Neuroscience Program, MD/PhD Program, Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging Lab

2006-2010          Benedictine University, BS, Physics

Professional Associations

 2010-Present      American Medical Association

Honors and Awards
  • Benedictine University Presidential Scholarship 2006-2010
  • Benedictine University Dean's List 2006-2010

  • Benedictine University Reverend J. Shonka Scholarship

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society

  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society

  • Benedictine University Summa Cum Laude 2010

  • Wayne State University Board of Governors' Tuition Scholarship

  • Henry Ford Health Systems Scholarship 2010-2011

  • Wayne State University, Thomas Rumble Fellowship

  • Institute of Gerontology WSU Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 2013


Muzamil Arshad, Dalal Khatib, Younquan Ye, Jeffrey Stanley, Naftali Raz. Myelin Water Fraction (MWF) imaging: A promising tool for study of behavioral correlates of cognitive aging. March 1 2013. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience alumni symposium and research day.

Muzamil Arshad, Eun-Kee Jeong, Jeffrey A. Stanley, Naftali Raz. In-Vivo Measurements of Cerebral Creatine Kinase Kinetics using 31P MRS. September 19 2013. Wayne State Graduate Student Research day.

  • Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience alumni symposium and research day 2013
  • Wayne State University Brain Day 2013
  • Wayne State University Graduate Student Research Day 2013
  • Wayne State University BRAIN Seminar 2013