Rahim was born and raised in Santa Monica, CA. He received his bachelor's degree in Biology and Computer Science from Yale College. He spent two years in NYC after, working at Frankel Group – now a part of Huron Life Sciences – consulting both large and small biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. He then moved to San Francisco to work with Joshua Berke at UCSF’s Department of Integrative Neuroscience, before moving back to New York to start his PhD at Columbia, where he's now working under the mentorship of Daniel Salzman.
Selected publication(s): Rasheed S, Hashim R, Yan JS. Possible Biomarkers for the Early Detection of HIV-associated Heart Diseases: A Proteomics and Bioinformatics Prediction. Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2015;13:145–152. Published 2015 Feb 18. doi:10.1016/j.csbj.2015.02.001