I’m extremely honored to have Dr Mohamed Ghilan back on the podcast. We start by talking about his recent endeavor into podcasting and lessons he’s learned so far. I have always advocated that more Muslims should start a podcast and to see someone like Dr Ghilan start a podcast really makes me happy. Please subscribe to his podcast via iTunes here. Dr Ghilan addresses a myriad of topics this episode. From how to memorize the Quran, to the current state of society and its fascination of technology.
About Dr Mohamed Ghilan
Mohamed Ghilan is a Canadian Muslim originally born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to parents from Sudanese and Yemeni backgrounds. He attended high school after immigrating to Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia. Eventually, Mohamed moved to Victoria where he obtained a B.Sc. with a major in microbiology (honours) and a minor in business administration.
In May 2015, Mohamed earned a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Victoria, where he studied synaptic plasticity in Huntington’s disease, as well as the effects and molecular mechanisms of stress on the brain in Fragile X syndrome. He hopes his research can eventually be used to develop new therapies can be used to assist individual with movement disorders or intellectual disabilities.*