Sunday House Call, #424, December 16, 2012
Special edition on atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death in athletes
Dr. Michael Gollob is a native of Toronto,Ontario, and obtained an undergraduate degree in molecular genetics at the University of Toronto, graduating as a Gold Medalist. He then entered the field of medicine and is now a Clinical Electrophysiologist at The University of Ottawa Heart Institute. His clinical and research interests combine his expertise in both genetics and arrhythmia disorders. He is the Director of The Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic and Arrhythmia Research Laboratory at the Ottawa Heart Institute.
Dr. Gollob’s research focuses on the genetic and physiological basis of cardiac arrhythmia syndromes, including sudden death syndromes and the common arrhythmia of atrial fibrillation. He has Chaired on behalf of the CCS the first document outlining the appropriate use of genetic testing for cardiac diseases associated with a risk of sudden death.