Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian

Postdoctoral Fellow


Dr. Chris West

Current Program
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Christopher West’s lab, affiliated with the Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.

Current Research

Dr. Ahmadian has a keen interest in understanding the neural control of cardiovascular and respiratory systems and the impact of neurologically mediated disorders, such as spinal cord injury, on these systems. Currently, Dr. Ahmadian is working with Dr. West to investigate the effectiveness of low oxygen therapy in improving cardiovascular function in a rodent model of spinal cord injury and to elucidate the mechanisms behind its therapeutic effects.