Shahab Vahdat, Ph.D.

Shahab Vahdat, Ph.D.
Sensorimotor Plasticity Lab

FLG 132 F; P.O. Box 118205
Gainesville, FL 32611-8205

Department Affiliation: Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

Assistant Professor
BME Graduate Faculty Status

  • Postdoctoral Training in Neurotreatment & Pathophysiology of Ischemic Stroke, Stanford University (2018)
  • Postdoctoral Training in Spinal Cord Neuroimaging & Electrophysiology, University of Montreal (2016)
  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology-Movement Neuroscience, McGill University (2013)
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (2008)
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran (2005)

Research Interests 

  • Mechanisms of neuroplasticity in motor learning and stroke recovery
  • Spinal cord and brain functional neuroimaging
  • Optogenetic fMRI in rodents