Patrick T. Ellinor, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Cardiovascular Research Center, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Member
Broad Institute
Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Stanford University 1996
atrial fibrillation; cardiac; cardiac arrhythmias; cardiac genetics; chromosomes human; death sudden; defibrillators implantable; genetic predisposition to disease; heart conduction system; heart function; heart rhythm; muscle proteins; polymorphism single nucleotide; potassium channels voltage-gated; sodium channels The goal of Dr. Ellinor's laboratory work is to use genetics to elucidate the molecular basis underlying abnormalities of the heart rhythm and heart function. To identify novel pathways for cardiovascular diseases he has used a broad range of techniques including population genetics, electrophysiology, as well as animal and cellular models.
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Cardiovascular Research Center
Simches Building
185 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114-2790