ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PRAXIS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH, PRAXIS SPINAL CORD INSTITUTE & DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Dr. Nader Fallah is an Associate Director of Artificial Intelligence at the Praxis Spinal Cord Institute and Adjunct Professor at Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Fallah obtained his Ph.D. in biostatistics from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2008. During his Ph.D., he was a fellow visitor at Dalhousie University from 2006 to 2007. He studied between Canada and Iran; and split his time across labs in both places. Upon completion of his Ph.D. in July 2008, he continued his work at Dalhousie University as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Fallah later also completed second postdoctoral training at the University of British Columbia in neuroscience.
Dr. Fallah has been engaged in medical and health services research in collaboration with physicians and scientists since 2000. These studies have resulted in more than 80 publications in refereed medical journals. He was also engaged in analyses of several national and international longitudinal studies of ageing, cognitive, and trauma in order to develop risk profiles for people living with Alzheimer disease and spinal cord injury. The main focus of his current research includes patient outcomes following spinal cord injury using novel statistical models and machine learning techniques.