Genetic Heart Rhythm Diseases

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.

May 13, 2020

Join Dr. Georgia Brugada and Dr. Ackerman via Facebook Live this Friday!

By Katrina Sorensen, Research Coordinator, @katrinasorensen

FB LIVE Brugada

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 sudden death at the Cardiology Department of the Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona Children's Hospital. According to, the Brugada family is known worldwide for its contributions to the field of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. To learn more about the Brugada Family, and Dr. Georgia Brugada, click here.

To join the Facebook Live session, SADSLIVEjust go to the SADS Foundation's Facebook page. On Friday, a new video will be available for you to join with the label "LIVE" in the top left-hand corner (illustrated to the right). You can also view previous Facebook Live Sessions under the Videos tab.

We hope you are able to join the Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic and the SADS Foundation this Friday!

Meet other people talking about genetic heart disorders on Mayo Clinic Connect. Join the Heart Rhythm Conditions group to join the conversation, share experiences, ask questions, and discover your support network.

For up-to-date information, please follow Dr. Ackerman and the Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic on Twitter by clicking the links below.


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