Jonathan Silva

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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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.