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2nd UCL & Barts Heart Centre Translational Electrophysiology Symposium

June 17

£20 – £50

PROGRAMME

9 am Intro & Welcome- P.Lambiase

Translating Molecular Basic Science to Therapy

Chairs- Prof. Munroe, Prof. Andrew Tinker, Prof. Elijah Behr

9.10-9.25  Novel approaches to investigating the ionic basis of arrhythmia in the genomic era  :

Prof. Andrew Tinker-QMUL

9.25-9.40 Translating genetic data into risk profiling and therapeutic targeting

Professor Lia Crotti, University of Pavia

9.40-9.55 Gene editing-A viable future therapy for arrhythmias?

TBC

9.55-10.15 Panel Discussion

10.15-10.40 Key Note: Prof Lior Gepstein

Applications of Optogenetics to Clinical Electrophysiology

 Coffee Break 10.40-11.10

Myocardial Substrate

Chairs: Prof. R. Schilling, Dr Magdi Saba, Prof. Blanca Rodriguez, Mark O’Neill

11.15-11.30 The current & future role of imaging in dissecting arrhythmogenic substrate to improve therapeutic outcomes  –Dr Charlotte Manisty, UCL & BHC

11.30-11.45 The role of substrate mapping in predicting VT circuits

Prof. Pier Lambiase

11.45-12.00 Optimising lesion delivery in the atrium and the ventricle-

Where are we now and where should we be going?

Prof. Mark O’Neill, St Thomas’ Hospital

 12.00-12.15

Brachytherapy for VT –A  Viable therapeutic strategy for the future?

Dr Phillip CuculichWashington University, St Louis USA

12.15-12.35 Panel Discussion

             12.35-1pm   Key Note– Prof. Natalia Trayanova, John Hopkins USA

The Role of Computational Modeling in Predicting Risk and Optimising  VT ablation

1pm-2pm Lunch

Neurocardiology

 Chairs: Prof. Peng-Sheng Chen

 2-2.20 Predicting risk from the autonomic nervous system

Professor Rizas, Germany

 2.20-2.40 Why are Oscillations Important?

Prof. Peter Taggart

2.40- 3.15 pm

Key Note Lecture – Prof. Yoram Rudy

The Story of ECG-Imaging from Concepts to Clinical Application

3.30-4pm Tea

 4pm -4.45pm Debate:

Chairs: Prof. Peng-Shen Chen & Mark O’Neill

“ECG-Imaging does not have the resolution to be of widespread clinical value”

Prof. Jaswinder Gill-Pro Against- Dr Phillip Cuculich

4-4.15 Pro-Prof. Gill

4.15-4.30 Contra-Dr Cuculich

4.30-4.35 Prof.Gill Rebuttal

4.35-4.40 Dr Cuculich Rebuttal

4.40-4.50 Q&A

4.50-5.15 Key Note

 Future Horizons in Clinical Electrophysiology

Professor Peng-Shen Chen, Editor Heart Rhythm

Concluding Remarks – Profs. Mark Caulfield, Pier Lambiase

5.30 Drinks reception

Venue

St Barts Hosptial
London, EC1A 7BE United Kingdom