Shakila Meshkat is a medical doctor who graduated on 30 June 2020 from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS). She is working as a research assistant in the neurology department of TUMS since September 2018. She has more than 15 published and under review articles in the neurology field. She is currently a volunteer researcher at the mood disorders psychopharmacology unit, university health network, Toronto, Canada. Furthermore, she has been serving on the editorial board of the American journal of psychiatry and neuroscience.