Jonathan Silva

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Biography

Jonathan R. Silva applies computational and biophysical methods to improve arrhythmia therapies.

His current projects include using holograms to guide ablation procedures and creating developing models to guide precision anti-arrhythmic drug prescription based on advanced molecular imaging data.

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A sodium surprise

A sodium surprise

Irregular heartbeat — or arrhythmia — can have sudden and often fatal consequences. A biomedical engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis examining molecular behavior in cardiac tissue recently made a surprising discovery that could someday impact treatment of the life-threatening condition.