Isabelle C. Van Gelder obtained her MD PhD in Groningen, the Netherlands. Since 1995 she is working as cardiologist at the University Medical Center Groningen.
Since 2006 she is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Groningen.
She is Board member of EHRA and chair of the EHRA programme committee 2020-2022 and a visiting professor of the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
She was awarded with the ESC silver medal for her work in Clinical Cardiology and gave the ESC 2019 René Laënnec lecture.
She is PI of >20 trials including RACE trials and STEEER AF. She is Task Force member of the ESC AF 2020 Guidelines and Associate Editor of Europace and Heart.
Her research focuses on understanding the susceptibility to AF and it adverse outcomes including AF progression. It explores novel management strategies to prevent adverse outcomes with a focus on cardiovascular risk management.
2020 ESC Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation - Live
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