Rigshospitalet - Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen (Denmark)
Jacob Tfelt-Hansen is Professor and Senior Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, The Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Forensic Genetics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
He graduated from the University of Copenhagen in 1999, defended his doctoral dissertation in 2007 and is a board certified specialist in cardiology since 2012 with a sub specialization in sudden cardiac death, inherited heart diseases and intracardiac devices. He is a consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. He is the national health representative in the EU, ERN network, for rare heart diseases Guard Heart. He is the national PI major multidisciplinary grant working with groups in London, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris, Oslo and Boston working towards an understanding the genetic and the mechanism and the epidemiology of sudden cardiac death and arrhythmias.