Daniyal Atiq is currently a junior at St. Francis College, Brooklyn NY. He’s pursuing a BS in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Mathematics. His interests in pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmacy stem from his own experience as a patient with a chronic condition. Being diagnosed with systemic lupus at a young age gave him early experiences with healthcare and pharmacy. He later went on to explore different facets of healthcare and research leading him to work as a medical assistant, nursing assistant, and more recently as a laboratory technician and cancer biology research assistant. He learned more about the field of Pharmacy in Summer 2022 via the SHPEP program and discovered his passion for pharmaceutical/drug development research. He hopes to pursue a PharmD and Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology. Through this, he hopes to impact people’s lives, by developing effective cures and treatments for some of the most problematic conditions, including systemic lupus.
Through TOXMSDT, he hopes to explore his interests in pharmacology, toxicology, and drug development while also building lasting relationships with his mentors and fellow mentees.
Daniyal Atiq is being mentored by Toufan Parman.