• HRC2021
  • 3 - 6 Oct 2021

Professor Elijah Behr

Elijah Behr

Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: London, UK

Dr Behr is Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist specialising in Electrophysiology at St George's University of London and St George's Hospital, London. He co-leads the Inherited Cardiac Conditions clinic at St George's, coordinating a multi-disciplinary team that provides a single one-stop service to families including children. Dr Behr is president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC). He co-leads the arrhythmia syndrome subdomain of the UK 100,000 Genomes Cardiovascular Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnership. Dr Behr is an editorial board member of the Heart Rhythm journal and co-wrote international guidelines for diagnosis & management of arrhythmia syndromes. He is a Health Care Partner lead for the European Rare Disease Reference Network GUARD-HEART and co-chairs the South London ICC (SLICC) network. His research interests include: prediction of sudden death risk - pathology, genomics and epidemiology linked to electronic health records; drug-induced arrhythmia; families with unexplained sudden deaths, the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); ion channel diseases including the long QT and Brugada syndromes; and cardiomyopathies including arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).

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