Maen Abou Ziki, MD

Chief Resident

Biography

Maen D. Abou Ziki, MD graduated with honors in research from the Qatar campus of the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University prior to starting his internal medicine residency at Yale New Haven Medical Center-Waterbury Hospital program and Yale University in June 2014.

Since medical school, Dr. Abou Ziki has been involved in genetic medicine research with projects encompassing genomics and gene therapy. During residency, he continues his research in the Yale Cardiovascular Genetics Program under the mentorship of Dr. Arya Mani, and is passionate about translating laboratory discoveries into clinical practice. His current projects include studying genetic modifiers for atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, and arrhythmogenic conditions such as long QT syndrome and heart block. He has also collaborated with several research groups on studies of thromboembolic disease and outcomes research in heart failure patients.

With a focus on cardiovascular genetics, Dr. Abou Ziki's research falls within the realm of preventative cardiology. This work will contribute towards better screening and cardiovascular risk stratification, in addition to advancing our molecular understanding of disease pathways.

Education & Training

MD Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (2014)

Honors & Recognition

  • Leadership in Medicine AwardWeill Cornell Medical College-Qatar of Cornell University (2014)

  • Biomedical Research AwardWeill Cornell Medical College-Qatar of Cornell University (2014)

  • Best Student Health and Biomedical Research of the YearQatar Foundation Third Annual Research Forum (2012)

  • James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony (Second Place, Honorable Mention) on behalf of the IthaQatar (IQ) ProgramCornell University (2010)

  • Student Summer Research InternshipWeill Cornell Medical College (2010)

  • Howard Hughes Undergraduate ScholarCornell University- Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2009)

  • Adelphic AwardCornell’s John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, Cornell University (2008)

  • Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study ScholarUS Department of State (2005)

Professional Service

  • Yale Resident and Fellow Senate (2017) External Communications Liaison, Executive Board

  • Yale Resident and Fellow Senate (2016 - 2017) Secretary

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