Position: Professor Emeritus
Location: Jerusalem, IL
Prof. Bernard Belhassen graduated at University Paris VII (France) and completed his training in cardiac electrophysiology in Fernand Widal Hospital (Paris) under the direction of Prof. Gilbert Motte´. Between 1978 and 2015, he directed the cardiac electrophysiology laboratory at Tel Aviv Medical Center (Israel). In 1983–1984, he was visiting Professor at Hahnemann University, Philadelphia. He is presently working at the Heart Institute, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, and serving as Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of over 250 medical publications in leading journals including the most recent research papers dealing with Arrhythmic Events in Brugada Syndrome (SABRUS) with the outstanding cooperation of Drs Anat Milman, Yoav Michowitz, and all other co-authors. Drug management of Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation and Brugada syndrome with quinidine also has been an important topic of interest for him during more than 4 decades.