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.

Apr 21, 2020

SADS Foundation Facebook Live Sessions

By Katrina Sorensen, Research Coordinator, @katrinasorensen


Did you know that Dr. Ackerman hosts a Facebook Live session in conjunction with the SADS Foundation to answer your questions about your SADS condition/genetic heart disease and the impact of this current COVID-19 pandemic on it? These programs will encourage you and remind you of Dr. Ackerman's expectation that you will LIVE and THRIVE despite your diagnosis, even in the midst of this coronavirus.

Tune in to these sessions LIVE to get your specific questions answered by Dr. Ackerman and other genetic cardiologists, adult and pediatric heart rhythm specialists, and scientists from around the world.

Be sure to join the SADS Foundation, Mayo Clinic's Windland Smith Rice Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic, and Dr. Ackerman this Friday, April 24, at 1:20 PM CST for a LIVE Q&A session where you can ask your own questions and stay informed about SADS conditions and COVID-19! Joining Dr. Ackerman will be Dr. Susan Etheridge, Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship and Residency Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children's Medical Center.

Episode 8 - Ask the Experts: Dr. Christopher Semsarian and Dr. Michael Ackerman

Dr. Christopher Semsarian at the University of Sydney, Australia, and Michael Ackerman at Mayo Clinic available to discuss and answer questions about SADS conditions.

Episode 7 - Ask the Experts: ARVC/D

Dr. Calkins and Brittney Murray, CGC from Johns Hopkins joins Dr. Ackerman for Q&A.

Episode 6 - Ask the Experts: Dr. Ackerman Answers your Questions

Episode 5 - Ask the Experts: Dr. Elijah Behr and Dr. Michael J. Ackerman

Catch up on previous episodes on our Video Archive tab.

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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