Nader Fallah PhD
Associate Director, Praxis Artificial Intelligence
Division of Neurology
Faculty of Medicine
Dr. 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 University of British Columbia. He obtained his PhD in biostatistics from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2008. During his PhD, he was a fellow visitor at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy in 2003, and at Dalhousie University in 2006-2007. Upon completion of his PhD, he continued his work at Dalhousie University as a postdoctoral fellow, and later completed second postdoctoral training at University of British Columbia both in neuroscience.
His predominant area of interest is the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in neuroscience research. He has been engaged in medical and health services research in collaboration with physicians and researchers since 2008, these studies have resulted in more than 80 publications in refereed biostatistics, machine learning and medical journals.
He leads a team of machine learning experts and biostatistician. Their main focus is developing and applying machine learning techniques and statistical methods to improve quality of life of people with spinal cord injury and Alzheimer’s diseases.