CSANZ 2021

Elijah R Behr

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St George’s, University of London, UK

Elijah Behr is an international expert in the field of arrhythmias and is a Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine at St George’s, the University of London where he leads the Cardiology Research Centre and Directs the Cardiovascular Clinical Academic Group. He is a Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he co-leads the Inherited Cardiac Conditions service. He is a graduate of St John’s College, University of Cambridge and the University of London.
Professor Behr is past president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions and the first chairperson of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Genetics Group of EHRA. He co-leads the arrhythmia syndrome sub-domain of the UK 100,000 Genomes Project Cardiovascular Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnership and advises the NHS England Clinical Reference Groups for Cardiovascular and Genomics Services.
He leads a research group with interests that include the genomics and prediction of sudden death risk; drug-induced arrhythmia; the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); channelopathies including long QT and Brugada syndromes; and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy.

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