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Professor Elijah Behr

St George's University of London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Professor Behr specialises in Cardiac Genetics & Electrophysiology at St George's University of London & St George's Hospital, London where he co-leads the Inherited Cardiac Conditions clinic. He is past-president of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC) & co-leads the arrhythmia syndrome subdomain of the UK 100,000 Genomes Cardiovascular Genome Clinical Interpretation Partnership. He founded and chairs the European Cardiac arrhythmia Genetics focus group (ECGen) of EHRA. Professor Behr is an editorial board member of the Heart Rhythm journal & co-wrote international guidelines for diagnosis & management of arrhythmia syndromes. His research interests include: pathology, genomics, clinical evaluation & epidemiology of sudden death, the Sudden Arrhythmic & Sudden Infant Death Syndromes; drug-induced arrhythmia; ion channel diseases & cardiomyopathies.

Sudden cardiac death - From bench to bedside to the community

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

Session type: Moderated ePosters


Emerging role of genetic testing for ventricular arrhythmia management

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Genetic Aspects of Arrhythmias

Session type: Abstract Sessions


A change in hearts and minds: what informs your device choice?

Event: EHRA 2022

Topic: Device Treatment

Session type: Satellite Symposium


Inherited cardiomyopathies: how to diagnose and risk stratify primary arrhythmia patients and family members

Event: EHRA 2021

Topic: Treatment

Session type: Special Session


Channelopathies - from all to bedside

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Cellular Mechanisms of Arrhythmias

Session type: Moderated Posters


Controversies in channelopathy

Event: EHRA 2018

Topic: Ventricular Arrhythmias and SCD - Pathophysiology and Mechanisms - Ion Channel Disorders

Session type: Debate Session


Genetic basis

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Genetic aspects of arrhythmias

Session type: Moderated Posters


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy genetics and clinical management


Topic: Molecular biology / genetics

Session type: New ESC Guidelines


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