Welcome to the Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases page. The Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic, with the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory in Rochester, MN, is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and researching all types of genetic heart rhythm diseases that can cause sudden death.
Follow the Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases page and stay up-to-date as we post stories, clinical trials, and useful information regarding your genetic heart rhythm condition.
National CPR and AED Awareness Week June 1-7
Each year, June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week, highlighting how lives can be saved when everyone knows how to perform CPR and use an AED. Sudden cardiac death in children and adults with SADS conditions can [...]
This Friday, May 29th, at 1:20 PM CST, we will be having a special SADS Foundation Facebook Live Q&A! Dr. Robert Hamilton, Dr. Andrew Krahn, and Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani from the Canadian SADS Foundation will be joining Dr. Ackerman to answer YOUR questions!
The Canadian Sudden Arrhythmia Death [...]
The Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic is excited to welcome Katie Agre, M.S., LCGC, as the new genetic counselor for the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases! In her new role, Katie will be supporting the entire Cardiology Department and she is excited to see any patients with [...]
Do you have a question about genetic heart rhythm disorders that you are itching to get answered? Here is your opportunity! This Friday, May 22nd, at 1:20 PM CST, Dr. Susan Etheridge will join Dr. Ackerman for a Facebook Live Q&A session!
Dr. Etheridge is the Director of [...]
This Friday, May 15th, at 1:20 PM CST, Dr. Georgia Brugada will join Dr. Ackerman for a Facebook Live Q&A session! These sessions are great if you have a specific question you want to ask the experts!
Dr. Brugada is a specialist in pediatric arrhythmias, family cardiology, and [...]