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photo Siamak Salavatian, PhD


Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Secondary Appointment

Director of Neuromodulation Research


Phone: 412-383-5911

Office: BST W1445, 200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-383-5911
Education and Training
PhD (Biomedical Engineering), Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada, 2015
MEng (Electrical Engineering), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 2011
BS (Computer Science), Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 2007
Postdoctoral, University of California, Los Angeles (Neurocardiology), 2018
Research Interest
Dr. Salavatian is a scientist in the field of neurocardiology and neurophysiology. He received his doctorate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Montreal (UdeM), with postdoctoral training at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Cardiac Arrhythmia Center. He has a Master of Engineering in Computer and Electrical Engineering and he has applied engineering tools in his medical research. His main area of research is to investigate the neural remodeling that occurs in the autonomic nervous system in heart diseases and assess potential cardiac neuromodulation therapies.

• Autonomic nervous system remodeling in cardiac diseases
• Neuromodulation therapies for heart disorders
• The role of afferent neurotransmission in modulation of the efferent outflow
• Single intrinsic cardiac neuron modeling
• Cardiac electrophysiology
• Machine learning techniques
• Biomedical signal processing
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