Yousefzadeh-Davani, Ehsan

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Yousefzadeh-Davani, Ehsan

MD, MSc, PhD

Academic Ranks(s):

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology, UBC, General Pathology, Penticton Regional Hospital


Penticton Regional Hospital

Short Bio

Academic Background

  • American Board of Pathology Certification (APCP) 2015
  • Diplomat of American Board of Pathology (APCP)
  • Royal College of Canada General Pathology Board (2014)
  • Fellow Royal College of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Fellow College of American Pathologists (FCAP)
  • Fellow American Society of Clinical Pathology (FASCP)
  • Residency in General Pathology, UBC 2009-2014
  • Post-doctoral research coordinator/ BCCDC/ TB and Social Network Analysis 2006-2008
  • PhD, Department of Medicine/Experimental Medicine, UBC 2002-2005
  • MSc, Department of Medicine/ Experimental Medicine, UBC 2000-2002
  • US Medical license certification (ECFMG) 1999
  • MD, Isfahan Medical University, Iran 1986-1993

Awards and Recognition


  1. Fibrinogen decreases cardiomyocyte contractility through an ICAM-1-dependent mechanism. Boyd JH, Chau EH, Tokunanga C, Bateman RM, Haljan G, Davani EY, Wang Y, Walley KR. Crit Care. 2008;12(1):R2. doi: 10.1186/cc6213. Epub 2008 Jan 3.
  2. Cardiac ICAM-1 mediates leukocyte-dependent decreased ventricular contractility in endotoxemic mice. Davani EY, Boyd JH, Dorscheid DR, Wang Y, Meredith A, Chau E, Singhera GK, Walley KR. Cardiovasc Res. 2006 Oct 1;72(1):134-42. Epub 2006 Jul 14.
  3. Novel regulatory mechanism of cardiomyocyte contractility involving ICAM-1 and the cytoskeleton. Davani EY, Dorscheid DR, Lee CH, van Breemen C, Walley KR. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Sep;287(3):H1013-22. Epub 2004 Apr 15.
  4. Insulin-like growth factor-1 protects ischemic murine myocardium from ischemia/reperfusion associated injury. Davani EY, Brumme Z, Singhera GK, Côté HC, Harrigan PR, Dorscheid DR. Crit Care. 2003 Dec;7(6):R176-83. Epub 2003 Oct 10.

Research Interest

Current Projects In My Lab Include


Teaching Interest

  • Medical residents and students